TED BELMAN: ISRAEL’S GREAT DIVIDE…

http://www.americanthinker.com/printpage/?url=http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/../2011/08/israels.html Islam divides the world into the Dar al Harb (the land of war) and Dar al Salaam (the land of peace).  n Israel the great divide is between the “Peace” Camp (PC) and “War” Camp (WC).  Of course there are many people who are not part of either camp.  Let’s call them the uncommitted. […]

Lies Lead to Murder: The New York Times and the Crown Heights Riots By Yonatan Silverman

Page Printed from: http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/../2011/08/lies_lead_to_murder_the_new_york_times_and_the_crown_heights_riots.htm The riots in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the summer of 1991, started after a Hasidic Jewish man accidentally swerved his car onto a sidewalk and fatally injured a black youngster named Gavin Cato.  Claiming that the Jews were receiving preferential medical treatment at the scene of the accident, residents of the […]

ROGER KIMBALL: WHERE IS THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY THAT OBAMA PROMISED?

Why Hasn’t the Economic Recovery that Obama Promised Happened? Posted By Roger Kimball URL to article: http://pajamasmedia.com/rogerkimball/2011/08/20/why-hasnt-the-economic-recovery-that-obama-promised-happened/ Part of the answer came in the mail yesterday. Something called “Quicken Loans” (“Engineered,” the letter promised, “to Amaze™”) arrived with the rest of the junk mail offering me an “excellent refinance opportunity.” It turns out that I’m […]

THE WEEK THAT WAS AUGUST 14, 1945

At noon on August 15,Emperor Hirohito on a record reading the Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War, was broadcast: … Despite the best that has been done by everyone—the gallant fighting of the military and naval forces, the diligence and assiduity of Our servants of the State, and the devoted service of Our […]

SOL SANDERS: DADDY’S SUGAR BOWL EMPTIES

A VERSION OF THIS APPEARS IN THE WASHINGTON TIMES AUGUST 22 Daddy’s sugar bowl empties    It’s our tradition to control, like Erich Honecker and Helmut Kohl, remember him from the Ukraine to the Rhone. Sweet home uber alles, Lord, I’m coming home.yah Come on, Sugar Daddy, bring me home. — ‘Hedwig and the Angry […]

MICHAEL PRELL: US WEAKNESS HAS IGNITED ARAB HATRED

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/aug/19/obama-made-them-hate-us/ A new Zogby poll, “Arab Attitudes, 2011,” has revealed that President Obama’s charm offensive in the Arab world has failed. After he promised to restore America’s international reputation, not only does the Arab world hate America more under Mr. Obama than it did under President George W. Bush, it even hates Mr. Obama – […]

TEN YEARS LATER: STILL GAPS IN INTEL AND HOMELAND SECURITY:JORDY YAGER

http://mobile.thehill.com//news-by-subject/defense-homeland-security/177639-ten-years-after-911-report-details-gaps-in-intelligence-networks Nearly 10 years after the 9/11 attacks U.S. intelligence agencies are still struggling to strengthen the information sharing networks that broke down in 2001, according to the latest report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS). “Counterterrorism requires the close coordination of intelligence and law enforcement agencies, but there remain many institutional and procedural issues […]

DANIEL EISENBUD: WHY I MOVED TO ISRAEL….MY GRANDMOTHER’S LEGACY

http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/Opinion/Article.aspx?id=234359 The most common question I get asked by Americans and Israelis alike since making aliya one year ago is a uniformly incredulous and perplexed “Why?” Fair question. After all, I’m not remotely religious; had a relatively successful career back in New York City; a luxury apartment on the 26th floor in a whiteglove, marble-floored, […]

PUTTING AMERICA TO WORK AGAIN….THE REPUBLICAN WAY; A WORKING AGENDA

http://spectator.org/archives/2011/08/19/putting-american-back-to-work/print Hey Rick Perry, Mitt Romney​, Michele Bachmann​, here’s your chance! President Obama​, in his usual graduate seminar fashion, has promised to come back after Labor Day with his plan to “create jobs.” We all know where this is going — spend more government money, strengthen union regulations, raise the minimum wage, dig the deficit hole […]

JEFF JACOBI: “INCONSEQUENTIAL GOVERNMENT” MEANS “BETTER” PART 2

When ‘inconsequential’ means ‘better’ by Jeff Jacoby http://www.jeffjacoby.com/10157/when-inconsequential-means-better http://www.jeffjacoby.com/10133/making-washington-inconsequential   PART ONE   TO MANY LIBERALS, Rick Perry’s audacious pledge to make Washington, DC, as “inconsequential in your life as I can” is tantamount to a pledge to bring back the Dark Ages. Commenting on Twitter as the Texas governor announced his presidential candidacy last weekend, […]