ROBIN SHEPHERD: BRITISH LEFT SQUIRMS AS RIOTS EXPOSED THEIR FLAWED IDEAS British Left squirming as riots expose their flawed ideas It’s a difficult time to be a Left-winger when a society run on your lines is plainly dysfunctional, as the riots have shown. Guardian credibility has hit the rocks. If you wanted to illustrate what “cognitive dissonance” meant to someone who had never heard the […]

APPALLING WAVE OF VIOLENCE IN IRAQ ….56 KILLED KUT, Iraq (AP) — Bomb blasts ripped through more than a dozen Iraqi cities Monday morning, killing 56 people — most of them in the southern city of Kut — in a wave of violence that shattered what had been a relatively peaceful holy month of Ramadan. The violence struck from the northern city […]


An Anatomy of Law Enforcement Impotence The modern law enforcement apparatus is an impressive thing. It’s no longer about men with clubs standing on street corners and cracking heads. Law enforcement is a scientific endeavor encompassing everything from high end forensic sciences to sociology and psychology. It’s a field of ideas now, and it […]

LORI LOWENTHAL MARCUS: “SHOOT THE JEW SENATOR IN THE FACE” IS NOT NEWS? If a Jew — and a senior-ranking US Senator at that — is targeted with violence and nobody bothers to report it, does it still count as news? Well, that’s what happened.  Dmitry Dyatlov, a 23 year-old Philadelphia resident originally from Uzbekistan, wrote in his rambling and frequently offensive personal blog that although watching […]

DANIEL GREENFIELD: FUTURE NEWSEEK COVERS Newsweek Magazine sold for less than the face value of a single issue and it was still too expensive at the price. Now it’s using the same marketing strategy as crazy people who ask for change on the street and Michael Moore. Offensive photoshopped covers. Five years ago if you told someone that Newsweek […]

WHAT DEFINES RELIGION? A REVIEW OF REBECCA BYNUM’S BOOK BY JANET LEVY What Defines ‘Religion’? A new book tackles that question, and focuses on another: does Islam qualify? Allah is Dead: Why Islam Is Not a Religion By Rebecca Bynum Published by New English Review Press, 2011   Reviewed by Janet Levy In a July 29 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit […]

ABE FOXMAN’S LATEST UNINFORMED RANT AGAINST ISLAMOREALISTS Abe BC’s of Sharia: A Totalitarian, “Cloacal” System Abraham Foxman’s latest uninformed rant, “Shout down the Sharia myth makers [3],” re-affirms his nonpareil status as the most blindly agenda-driven and distressingly stupid organizational Jewish “leader.” The Anti-Defamation League (ADL)’s Foxman sprays defamatory charges [3]—rooted in willful ignorance—against all those legitimately concerned with the ceaseless […]

MARTIN SHERMAN: SUICIDE NATION? Once again the nation is being lured into disaster by the “pied-pipers of Oslo,” this time playing a new tune. “Poor Menachem [Begin]… I got back… the Sinai and the Alma oil fields, and what has Menachem got? A piece of paper” – Anwar Sadat on the Peace Agreement with Israel, The New […]

WES PRUDEN:THE FAILURE OF THE LIBERAL GODS The gods of the liberals—“progressives,” as they insist on calling themselves this season—are failing all over the place. Restless natives are rioting in London. Peasants are getting rich selling 90-proof Oolong in Washington. The elites are “unsettled,” as elites always are, in a lot of places between. The “progressives” are particularly frightened by Barack […]

The Mob Tears at the Foundations of Civilization in London and America J. Christian Adams Watching London burn, one cannot help but sense something has gone awry in the west. London, the cradle of our law, spins toward lawlessness. The law, the steady framework of our civilization, seems incapable of response. Americans don’t have the luxury anymore of watching the anarchy on television, assuming distance insulates us from the Mob-prowling […]