ROGER KIMBALL:WHAT NEVER? ON THE MOSLEM BROTHERHOOD ” It’s not done to quote the Dutch politician Geert Wilders in polite company. The Establishment Narrative has declared him beyond the pale.  But as I look around at how Islam has fared over the last several decades — at what has happened not just in Iran and Saudi Arabia, but also what has […]

BOMBSHELL CORRUPTION AT ERIC HOLDER’S DOJ….TIME FOR A PINK SLIP? J. Christian Adams Bombshell: Justice Department Only Selectively Complies with Freedom of Information Act (PJM Exclusive) Eric Holder’s Justice Department has even politicized compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. According to documents I have obtained, FOIA requests from liberals or politically connected civil rights groups are often given same day turn-around by the […]


Obama, Ryan, and Medicare Costs Ryan and Rivlin have a better chance of bending the cost curve. James C. Capretta Slowing the pace of rising health-care costs is the holy grail of domestic and economic policy. It’s pretty much the key to everything that’s desirable. For starters, it’s central to heading off the debt-induced […]


ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE HEDGING ALL BETS COLUMNS…..GAZA, IRAN AND PAKISTAN ARE ALL GUIDES TO “FREEDOM FIGHTERS’  WHO ARE THE UNWITTING FOOT SOLDIERS FOR ISLAM…. Pyramid Scheme Americans should support Egypt’s freedom fighters. We should warn them, too. “So the question now is what can be done to help those who sincerely want a […]


Tariq’s Tricks: How the West’s Favorite Islamist Spins His Web By Barry Rubin Page Printed from: The recent op-ed in the New York Times by Tariq Ramadan is full of lies. Yet virtually no Western reader, no matter how suspicious of the Muslim Brotherhood, will notice any of them. Ramadan is supposedly the most sophisticated […]

WILL MOROCCO SURVIVE THE CURRENT TURMOIL IN THE ARAB WORLD?J. PETER PHAM I recently spent nearly two weeks in North Africa, arriving just before popular demonstrations drove Tunisia’s Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power and leaving just after the protesters occupied Cairo’s Tahrir Square in their attempt to do the same to Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak. Yet if it weren’t for the fact that I was […]

LIBERALS IN THE HELP PROFESSIONS? MARILYN PENN Hopefully no federal grant money was elicited in order to discover that most psychologists and social workers are politically liberal democrats. This was the conclusion posited by Professor Jonathan Haidt at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and it’s one of those truisms that often get funded as a “study” […]

AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BERNARD Today, I am pleased to publish an interview with John Bernard, a retired Marine Corps First Sergeant and combat veteran who, since launching his blog Let Them Fight or Bring Them Home in 2009, has developed a large following for his perceptive insights into our current struggles. The interview is conducted by Paul Hair, […]

DANIEL MANDEL: BEWARE THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD Is the U.S. performing a service to human rights and democracy in responding to the unrest in Egypt by seeking a change of regime in Cairo? President Barack Obama evidently thinks it is. On January 31, he declared that “transition” should come “now,” with as many elements involved as possible, including what White House […]

TOO FUNNY: BIASED PROFESSOR AT BROOKLYN IS “DISAPPOINTED” THAT STUDENTS REPEAT HIS ANTI-ISRAEL RHETORIC Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Doug Chandler “But Petersen-Overton, a 26-year-old doctoral student who makes no secret of his aggressively pro-Palestinian, anti-Zionist views, told The Jewish Week he was disappointed that some of his defenders turned their speeches into diatribes against Israel.” Some 50 students, professors and activists turned out last Thursday for a rally […]