THE SULTAN: LET’S HAVE A GOVERNMENT SALE The big scissors of destiny are clicking and clacking their way to our national credit card. If we don’t raise the debt limit, so we can borrow more money to pay the interest on the money we borrowed before, the scissors will come down like economic armageddon. And the big shiny credit card that […]

MELANIE PHILLIPS: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CULTURE SECRETARY IN THE UK To the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Dear Secretary of State, I am addressing this letter to you because of a matter of public concern so great that I believe it must be tackled by you personally. The issue is the BBC, and its coverage […]

REUT COHEN: WAR, MORALITY AND THE ISRAELI SOLDIER Israel, whose military includes significant populations of Druze, Bedouins, and other minority groups, is the only nation to draft and assign women to combat roles. Israel’s geographic location and perpetual conflict with its neighbors make compulsory military service an official necessity. “Being a commander in the army is like being a mother,” said Shira […]

HERBERT LONDON: LIMIT BUT DON’T ENFEEBLE GOVERNMENT In speech after speech I have heard my colleagues in the Tea Party movement speak passionately about the need for limited government. With public enterprises expanding exponentially in the Obama era, this concern is understandable. The Founding Fathers recognized intrusive government as the forerunner of tyranny. And yet, with some hesitancy, it must be […]

RICHARD BAEHR: STORIES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED The Baehr Essentials Richard Baehr 1. Congressman Paul Ryan has offered his deficit reduction plan. Democrats in the House have come up with theirs. 2. Have you noticed that the Libya war has quickly faded from the news? Could this be related to the fact that it is a war begun by a Democratic […]

ANN BARNHARDT:THE KEYSTONE OF THE ISLAMIC MILIEU: INBREEDING The Keystone of the Islamic Milieu: Inbreeding By Ann Barnhardt The darkest hour is just before dawn.  A huge swath of this planet, from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Philippine Sea, has been held in a synthetic, forced nightfall for nearly fourteen centuries.  But the sunrise is coming, it is coming sooner rather […]

PAUL RYAN’S CRITICS…DISTORITIONS AND FALSE FRONTS “These attacks amount to false fronts for the real objection, which is over the role of government. Mr. Ryan’s critics understand very well that he wants to substitute markets for bureaucratic central planning.” One point of a document as subversive as Paul Ryan’s 2012 budget is to provoke debate, and has it ever. But […]

THE RYAN EXPRESS: HIS PLAN IS A GAME CHANGER SEAN LENGELL As the House begins debate this week on the Republicans’ budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year, provisions that call for massive cuts to Medicare and Medicare will dominate – a precursor to the battles over entitlement spending expected to define the 2012 elections. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan ramped up […]


AFTER THE PREDICTABLE PLEA FOR “DEMOCRACY” AND RESPECT FOR MINORITIES, WOMEN, CHILDREN, TREES, FOOD ETC…..SHE PROMISED THEM “PALESTINE”…..RSK Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told US and Arab policy makers that Washington will renew efforts for talks between Israel and Palestine. Clinton was the keynote speaker at a world conference on US Islamic World Relations. Leaders […]


How Many Palestinian Arab Refugees Were There? by Efraim Karsh Israel AffairApril 2011 The number of Palestinian Arabs fleeing their homes during the 1948 war has constituted one of the most intractable bones of contentions of the Arab-Israeli conflict, not least since the Palestinians have insisted on the “right of return” of these individuals […]