JOE BIDEN, THE OBAMA COURT JESTER GOES TO CHINA: JOSEPH BOTTUM, the vice president goes to China—and if that sounds like the beginning of a bad comedy routine, it’s because our current vice president has made it one. The man is a walking pratfall, a clown of the tongue-tied, stumbling kind, and only the media’s determined effort to shield the Obama administration from laughter has […]

MOSHE DANN: IN MIGRON, ISRAEL….JUSTICE UNDONE If Arab claims are valid and the government built illegally, then both Jews and Arabs are entitled to compensation. Despite extensive media coverage of Migron’s legal battles to survive, judicial edicts by a few members of Israel’s Supreme Court, and misrepresentations by those who oppose Migron’s presence, the facts concerning this Jewish community have […]

FRANK GAFFNEY: ROLL BACK THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD In recent weeks, we have been put on notice repeatedly: Absent a fundamental course correction, America will go the way of Europe and others before it, succumbing to an insidious totalitarian doctrine known as shariah whose purpose, in the words of its prime practitioners – the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) – is to “destroy Western […]

RICH GALEN; PERRY LEADS ON ALL FRONTS National polls measuring support during the primary season are suspect because we don’t have national primaries. We have state-by-state primaries and caucuses. A national poll measuring support five months ahead of the first caucus is beyond suspect. It is meaningless. Having started out with that warning let me make another assertion: No matter how […]

MICHELLE MALKIN: FAST AND FURIOUS SCREW UP AND COVER UP…THE HOLDER/OBAMA WAY,_move_up,_cover_up_the_fast_and_furious_edition/print There are now enough Operation Fast and Furious officials playing hide-and-seek in the Obama administration to fill a “rubber room.” That’s the nickname for taxpayer-subsidized holding pens, such as the ones in the New York City public schools, where crooked employees are separated from the system and paid to do nothing. Perhaps the White […]

PLAYLAND PARK IN RYE, NY CLOSED: HEADSCARF BAN ON SOME RIDES CAUSES FIGHTS….RANGERS CALLED RYE — A melee broke out Tuesday afternoon at Playland Amusement Park when Muslim visitors became angry that the park was enforcing its ban on headgear by prohibiting the women from wearing their traditional head coverings on some rides. Police from at least nine agencies converged on the park beginning at 3 p.m. after […]

CAROLINE GLICK: THE PERILS OF A REMILITARIZED SINAI | Will the Egyptian military be permitted to remilitarize the Sinai? Since Palestinian and Egyptian terrorists crossed into Israel from Sinai on August 18 and murdered eight Israelis this has been a central issue under discussion at senior echelons of the government and the IDF. Under the terms of the Egypt-Israel peace treaty, […]

DANIEL PIPES: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S PRETEND COUNTER TERRORISM POLICY,css.print/pub_detail.asp N.B.: National Reviewtitle is “Making Believe: our terrorism non-policy”; in addition, this text differs in many small ways from the published version. With trumpets and drum rolls, the White House in early August released a policy paper on methods to prevent terrorism, said to have been two years in the making. Signed personally by […]


A Deity Goes into Retirement Tibetans Face Uncertainty in Post-Dalai Lama Era,1518,782329,00.html By Erich Follath in Dharamsala, India The Dalai Lama has officially retired from politics, claiming he wants to live as a “simple monk.” It’s a watershed moment for Tibet, amid fears of Chinese meddling and controversy over the new generation of leaders. Meanwhile […]

YIKES!!! P. DAVID HORNIK SUFFERS FROM ISLAMOPHOBIA!!!! ‘I’ve Got…Islamophobia!’ I tried poring over the new Think Progress report, but it didn’t help. The paranoid delusions kept recurring. I tried exercise, listening to soft music before going to bed, thinking only pleasant thoughts. And still, late at night, the dreadful fantasies came back. I went to a doctor in Beersheva. Though he’s […]