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Hypocrisy In Full Flame Over ‘Islamophobia’

The Daily Caller’s Suhail Khan has a piece that is absolutely stunning in its moral relativism and hypocrisy…as he compares the plight of Muslims in America with that of the Jews in Holocaust era Germany:   “In Germany, they came first for the Communists, And I didn’t speak up because [Read More]

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Obama’s nuclear posture

Charles Krauthammer is greatly relieved by the results of the recently concluded Nuclear Security Summit: What a relief. I don’t know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they’re capable of doing. If [Read More]

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Gee, that’s a comfort …

The New York Times does an anthropological study of the Tea Party movement and observes (via a poll) They are far more pessimistic than Americans in general about the economy. More than 90 percent of Tea Party supporters think the country is headed in the wrong direction, compared with about [Read More]

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The goatherd-in-chief

Surely you’ve heard Aesop’s fable about the Goatherd and the Wild Goats. In short, a goatherd finds a herd wild goats mixed among his own goats. Over the winter he takes good care of the wild goats at the expense of properly caring for his own goats. As soon as [Read More]

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Juan Williams ruins a perfectly good column

Juan Williams wrote an excellent column in the Wall Street Journal the other day, Tea Party Anger Reflects Mainstream Concerns. Williams concluded: This all makes for populist anger, embodied in the tea party movement, at politicians who are not focused on the jobs agenda. The politician at the top of [Read More]

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In their own words

Via Hot Air Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) defended the ObamaCare bill on WJR’s Paul W. Smith show yesterday when the host wondered why Democrats wait until 2014 to stop people from dying through lack of universal health care coverage. Dingell tells Smith that it takes a lot of hard work [Read More]

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What would we lose?

Here are a couple of anecdotes about what our health care has been. First from a few month ago, here’s the Optimistic Conservative: My mother went in for cataract surgery on both eyes earlier this summer.  She was able to elect to have this surgery now, even though she was [Read More]

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Pouring the Kool Aid

Marjorie Margolies(-Mezvinsky) encourages Democrats to drink the Kool Aid. I feel your pain. Eighteen years ago, I was elected on the coattails of a popular young Democratic president who promised a post-partisan Washington. A year later, with partisan gridlock capturing the Capitol, there was a razor-thin vote on the House [Read More]

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On the Obama administration’s Middle East roller coaster

Yesterday Barry Rubin provided a refresher course on the topic of the Jewish presence in “east” Jerusalem. October 31, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lavishly praises Israel as making “unprecedented” concessions in stopping construction on West Bank settlements while it is still going to build in east Jerusalem. [Read More]

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Derangement by proxy

Obama by Proxy via Instapundit. Palin’s admirers often marvel at how the charges leveled against her are far more applicable to the current President. People who voted for an undistinguished junior senator from Illinois with few accomplishments are quick to assault Palin’s “lack of experience.” The same folks who instruct [Read More]

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Assignment desk – Krauthammer’s rotation

When I first read Charles Krauthammer’s “In praise of the rotation of power,” I was impressed. He argued: The rotation of power is the finest political instrument ever invented for the consolidation of what were once radical and deeply divisive policies. The classic example is the New Deal. Republicans railed [Read More]

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Supreme Complaint

via memeorandum Chief Justice John Roberts was bothered by the atmosphere at the State of the Union address: “The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court — according the requirements of protocol — has [Read More]

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What went wrong: part 1137

The New York Time explains what went wrong with the Obama administration. By the end of his first year, Obama expected to have revamped the nation’s health care system, restructured its energy industry to curb climate change, reined in Wall Street with a new regulatory structure, closed the prison at [Read More]

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Andrew Sullivan, Jew-Hating Propagandist

Today, Andrew Sullivan continues his descent into the most febrile, frenzied Jew-hatred imaginable. If there were ever any doubts about Sully’s anti-semitism ( there aren’t as far as I’m concerned ) and general dementia, he’s put them to rest. Today’s racist screed consists of Sully using an unsourced, anonymous video [Read More]

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Secretary of Faint Praise

Albert Hunt of Businessweek defends the Obama administration: Obama has perhaps the most talented cabinet in recent years; it’s also the most under-utilized. The only people who’ve heard of Shaun Donovan are the experts who know he’s one of the most impressive secretaries of Housing and Urban Development in a [Read More]