DAN HENNINGER: ON THE SUPREMES’ VIDEO GAMES RULING AND THE CULTURE WAR

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303544604576430062425482934.html?mod=WSJ_newsreel_opinion Videogames that allow a “player” to sit in front of a monitor for hours—and hours—obliterating realistic images of people are a protected form of “free speech.” Thus sayeth the Supreme Court last week, 7-2. On First Amendment grounds, the decision overturned a California law forbidding the sale to minors of violent videogames, generally called […]

RUTHLESS PEOPLE: JAMES TARANTO…LIBERALS TO GINSBERG….”DROP DEAD”

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303365804576429852703978020.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_MIDDLETopOpinion Some legal observers would like to be rid of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Associated Press reported over the weekend. These aren’t conservatives who find her too activist but liberals who find her too old and worry that if she doesn’t get out soon, a Republican president will get to replace her: Ginsburg could […]

GOVERNOR KASICH’S SUCCESS

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304450604576417811037911684.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_AboveLEFTTop The Buckeye Budget Lesson Ohio cuts spending and taxes—and still balances the books. The reform-minded GOP Governors across the upper Midwest have sustained a lot of political damage lately, but at least they’re delivering on their campaign promises and will be judged on the results. The latest is Ohio’s John Kasich, who signed an […]

GEOFFREY CLARFIELD: THE REDEMPTION OF THE KING’S TALMUD

http://www.newenglishreview.org/custpage.cfm/frm/91643/sec_id/91643 The Redemption of the King’s Talmud by Geoffrey Clarfield (July 2011) Last month the sun came out in New York City. As its rays bounced off the two marble lions that flank the neo classical entrance to the New York Public library at Bryant Park (a perfect example of the 19th century Beaux Art architectural […]

DEATH PENALTY FOR FORT HOOD JIHADIST? ANGELA K. BROWN

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9OAMO881&show_article=1 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – For the victims’ families and those wounded in the Fort Hood shooting rampage, news that the suspect will face a military trial and the death penalty came as no surprise. Many have cried and prayed together since a gunman opened fire on the Texas Army post that sunny day […]

DANIEL GREENFIELD: CHINA’S NEW LEAP TRAPPED IN MAO’S LEGACY

http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/ The People’s Republic of China’s first Great Leap Forward thrust it forward at the cost of some 40 million lives. And while its Second Great Leap Forward appears to come at a smaller cost in lives, it may prove to be equally fragile. The saving grace of the PRC economy has been the willingness […]

VICTOR SHARPE: “THE PROMISED LAND” SCREENPLAY OR SHAM?

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/SendMail.aspx?print=print&type=1&item=10374 The Promised Land: A Screenplay or a Sham? Sometime towards the end of 2011 or early in 2012 a new British directed film, The Promised Land, may be released to a cinema near you. It will not be like Exodus, Cast a Giant Shadow, Sword in the Desert, or Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer. Those […]

RADICAL HOME GROWN ISLAMIST GROUP TRIES TO BRANCH OUT

http://www.investigativeproject.org/3025/radical-islamist-group-tries-to-branch-out#PrintFriendly Radical Islamist Group Tries to Branch Out http://www.investigativeproject.org/3025/radical-islamist-group-tries-to-branch-out   One of America’s most radical homegrown Islamist groups has opened two new centers focused on the “Zionist American” threat, a thinly-veiled reference to the group’s anti-Semitic and anti-American message. Under the leadership of extremist Abdul Alim Musa, the Sabiqun organization has tried to blur the […]

NURIT GREENGER: ANNEXATION NOW MEANS THE END OF THE “CONFLICT”

Annexation of Judea and Samaria, Its Meaning July 6, 2011 Nurit Greenger Putting Judea and Samaria under the State of Israel sovereignty means ending the Arab-Israel conflict. For a long time I have been saying that to begin to end, the one-sided and very lopsided conflict the Arabs have with Israel, not Israel with the […]

SEE THE IRONY? GAZA UNDERCOVER SHARIA COPS ON THE PROWL FOR “UNISLAMIC” GENDER MIXING

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2011/07/gaza-undercover-police-watching-hairdressers-for-un-islamic-mingling-of-men-women.html Gaza: Undercover police watching hairdressers for “un-Islamic” mingling of men and women “The move is seen as an attempt to bolster Hamas’s Islamic credentials against critics who say it has become too moderate.” Therein lies a source of inherent instability in any Islamic state: once the right to rule is attached to Islamic piety, […]