Feinstein: I'll Be at Netanyahu Speech -- But I Won't Be 'Jumping Up and Down'
Unlike some of her Democratic colleagues, California Senator Dianne Feinstein said she will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress on Tuesday – but unlike her Republican counterparts, she’s “not going to be jumping up and down.”
WSJ's Jason Riley: Aren't Dem's Worried Hillary Beholden to Foreign Donors Like They Accused GOP Was with Kochs?
The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley sees a double standard in Democrats concerns when it comes to money and political figures as it pertains to Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments. ...
Lieberman: Democrats Are the Ones Making Netanyahu Speech Partisan, Not GOP
If Democrats wanted to avoid politicizing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress this week, they should be attending the speech, not boycotting it, said former Senator Joe Lieberman (I., Conn.).
On Meet the Press, Lieberman, who joined ...
Walker: 'My View Has Changed' on Immigration
The immigration debate and the president’s handling of the situation over the past couple of years have prompted Scott Walker to change his mind on the issue, particularly when it comes to citizenship for those in the country illegally, ...
Boris Nemtsov Joins a Long List of Murdered Putin Critics
The murder of Boris Nemtsov in broad daylight just outside the Kremlin confirms the worst fears about Russia under President Vladimir Putin. For a man like him, wealth and power leave no room for scruples. He is probably the world’...
A Year of Terror Hasn't Made CPACers Warm to the NSA
The attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference skew much younger and more libertarian than the Republican party as a whole, but it’s still striking that about two-thirds of participants in the conference’s straw poll oppose the National ...
CPAC's Abortion Panel: Packed and Optimistic
Organizers of last year’s Conservative Political Action Conference faced complaints that they’d put too little emphasis on social issues. This year CPAC redeemed itself a bit by hosting a good breakout session on sanctity of life issues, featuring ...
West Palm Beach – Republicans are seeing two versions of Scott Walker: the one who showed up Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference looking every bit the man who has slayed Wisconsin’s public-unions and delivered a boffo performance from ...
Cruz Recycles All of His Lines, and the Crowd Loves It
West Palm Beach – Ted Cruz is a grassroots favorite with a reputation for electrifying conservative crowds with rallying cries against the Republican establishment.
His pitch to the party’s top-dollar donors isn’t much different. On stage Friday evening before ...
Jim Geraghty Wins Conservative Journalist of the Year at CPAC, Demands a Recount
NR’s own Jim Geraghty was honored at tonight’s Ronald Reagan dinner at the Conservative Political Action Conference with the Conservative Journalist of the Year. Congrats to Jim!
The recognition comes for Jim’s great and always-worth-reading work on ...
House GOP Kills Short-Term DHS Funding Measure
A three-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security failed after House Republicans splintered over Speaker John Boehner’s plan for averting a funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security.
From National Journal:
The dramatic 203-224 vote, ...
A Substantial Achievement
You may have read from time to time about “substantive due process.” The Constitution twice requires governments to provide due process of law before depriving people of life, liberty, or property. The Supreme Court has interpreted these clauses to invalidate ...
Jeb to Booing CPAC Activists: ‘I’m Marking You Down As Neutral’
CPAC activists booed Jeb Bush when Sean Hannity broached the subject of immigration in a Q&A with the former Florida governor, but Bush stood by his perceived conservative heresies on the issue, winning applause as he argued that Americans ...
Phil Robertson: There Are Too Many Non-Christians in the White House
Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson told a CPAC crowd on Thursday that the U.S.A. should be run by Christians, and not any others — adding omniously that “we got too many ‘any others’ in the White House.”
Robertson marked ...
Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (There Will Never be Another Friday in February 2015)
1. Crowdfunding for children of the 21 martyrs.
2. More reports that ISIS is killing more Christians, and that more than 350 – including women and children – may have been abducted this week.
3. Syrian Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart, Metropolitan of Aleppo for the Melkite Church:
Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)
Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it`s not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special.
And so it did.
Thank you, Mr. Nimoy.
Net Neutrality and the Left
Great piece on the homepage by John Fund about the left- and far-left-wing ideologues behind net neutrality. Perhaps the strongest advocate has been a Marxist communications professor named Robert McChesney, who says stuff like “any serious effort to reform the ...
Priebus Warns Candidates: 'No Coronation in the Republican Party'
Drawing a marked contrast to the presumptive Democratic nominee and perhaps one GOP hopeful, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus told a packed CPAC ballroom that the race for the Republican nomination in 2016 remains wide open.
“There will be no ...
The Notre Dame family has lost two giants: the Reverend Theodore Hesburgh, who died Thursday night, and Professor Charles Rice, who died the day before. The two men were on opposite sides of most political issues but united in their ...
That Scandalous Archbishop
San Francisco is scandalized that the archbishop administering the Catholic Church locally intends to act like an archbishop administering the Catholic Church locally.
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone—King Richard was not the only lion-hearted Catholic—is a San Diego native ...
According to a Washington Post story, the German army is so poorly funded that it cannot afford machine guns for its armored vehicles. German soldiers tried to hide the fact — and you have to give them credit for ingenuity — by ...
Rubio Assures CPAC: 'I've Learned' Since Immigration Debate
Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) received a standing ovation from a full, if also initially drowsy CPAC crowd after an engaging speech and Q&A in which he attacked President Obama’s executive orders on immigration and said that he ...
Gingrich at CPAC: Hillary's Foreign Money a 'Mortal Threat to Our Freedom'
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich got a warm – if somewhat sleepy – reception from a half-empty ballroom during his early morning CPAC speech on Friday, where he called the Clinton Foundation’s receipt of millions in foreign dollars “a mortal threat ...
My appetite is sick, for want of a capacity to digest your favors: advice from 1713 on sweet talking your man.
Home destroyed and family dog killed in fire caused by Nutella jar.
Photographer captures world’s tiniest rodeo: a frog ...
Palin: 'Only Thing Standing Between Us and Savages Is the Red, White, and Blue'
Fresh off a disastrous, rambling performance at the Iowa Freedom Summit last month, Sarah Palin sought to win back skeptical conservatives with a sober CPAC speech on foreign policy and America’s “civilizational” war with radical Islam.
After an introduction ...
Jindal: 'We Are at War with Radical Islam'
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal brought CPAC’s standing-room-only crowd to its feet by talking tough on Islamic terrorism and arguing for America to regain its leading role in world affairs.
“President Obama has disqualified himself, and shown himself incapable of ...
Jindal: GOP Getting Ready to 'Wave the White Flag' on Obamacare
Appearing between conservative heavyweights Wisconsin governor Scott Walker and Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal showed he could more than hold his own at CPAC on Thursday evening., slamming the new Republican majority in Congress for not trying hard enough to repeal ...
Media Matters Sics All 45 of Its Researchers on Bill O'Reilly
After years of bashing unsuccessfully against the top cable news network in America, left-wing watchdog Media Matters smells blood.
According to a report from Politico’s Dylan Byers, Media Matters — which has for the last few years been almost singularly ...
Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 26, 2015)
1. From Aid in the Church in Need just now over e-mail:
In a fast-developing, highly fluid story, there are now reports that ISIS has started killing hostages seized after it took Assyrian Christian villages in Syria’s Hassake governorate—reportedly 15 ...
The University Bookman . . .
. . . is a dear institutional friend of NR, of some 55 years. Founded by the late Russell Kirk, and currently edited by Gerald Russello, the Bookman remains an important and vibrant locus for intelligent conservative thought, where books that diagnose the modern ...
The Fed and Inequality Returns
Fed chair Janet Yellen’s speech on inequality is back in the news thanks to yesterday’s rough-and-tumble Congressional hearing. I wrote about this a bit back at the time.
Speaking in Boston last week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen ...
Christie Wins Over CPAC Crowd
New Jersey governor and 2016 hopeful Chris Christie put on a strong showing in an interview with radio talk-show host Laura Ingraham today at CPAC, entertaining a conservative crowd that may have been wary of Christie’s more moderate brand of ...
'A Shameful Climate Witch Hunt'
I wrote my Politico column today on Rep. Raul Grijalva’s letters to institutions employing academics who have impure thoughts about climate change:
…the assumption of Grijalva’s fishing expedition is that anyone who questions global-warming orthodoxy is a greedy ...
Claremont Gets a New President
Tom Klingenstein is the chairman of the board of the Claremont Institute. He talks about the news out of the Claremont Institute today, that they have a new president, documentary filmmaker Michael Pack. (I write more about it, and my ...
McCarthy and Scalise Might Buck Boehner Over Clean DHS Bill
Representative Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) wants the House to return the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill to the Senate with the bans on implementing President Obama’s executive orders on immigration — which the Senate is stripping out — restored to ...
Ben Carson has kicked off things at CPAC, here in Washington, D.C. (or within shouting distance). He took a few questions from a designated questioner.
During this Q&A, the questioner said, “Your answers are so succinct and precise.” ...
As some of you may have read here the other day, my wife is going to work for an organization affiliated with Jeb Bush, a likely presidential candidate. An old friend of mine, Senator Ted Cruz, seems likely to run ...
Brooklyn Terrorism Case and the Entrapment Nonsense . . . Again
Three young Muslim men who reside in Brooklyn (two native of Uzbekistan, one Kazakhstan) were arrested yesterday in connection with a plot to join the Islamic State (a.k.a. ISIL or ISIS) and carry out violent jihadist attacks either ...
At CPAC, Mike Lee Outlines His Recipe for a Winning Candidate in 2016
Unlike many of Thursday’s other CPAC headliners, Utah senator Mike Lee is not a potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate. With that in mind, Lee used his early-morning speech to outline what he was looking for in a candidate, as “one ...
One Key Part of Fixing No Child Left Behind: Take Out the Racial Focus
I enjoyed Frederick Hess’s article today, and was particularly happy to see this: “[Education Secretary Arne] Duncan’s wish list has included race-based performance targets. . . . The Student Success Act [the Republican No Child Left Behind reform currently before the ...
I’m sure most of us have already had enough of what Rudy Giuliani said about Barack Obama, and all the commentaries upon commentaries that it has inspired. I’ve weighed in on this before, and perhaps we’re all ...
Krauthammer's Take: Chicago Mayoral Runoff Is Evidence that Dems Want Someone to Challenge Clinton in 2016
Charles Krauthammer said he thinks Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel’s inability to prevent a runoff against a Democratic challenger indicates liberals are looking for someone outside the party’s establishment to rise up in 2016.
“I think there is a hunger ...
This is kind of interesting. The AP has a report on the politics surrounding Netanyahu’s upcoming speech — the boycott by Democrats and all that. One of the boycotters is an Illinois congresswoman named Jan Schakowsky. Listen to this:
Germany: Another Weak Link?
This long report from Warsaw’s OSW (written before the Minsk II fiasco) asking whether Germany is a ‘weak link’ in the security architecture of the West is well worth reading in full:
Germany’s policy of de-escalation ...
Report: Ted Cruz Is Staffing Up in Iowa
Reports are beginning to pop that Ted Cruz is on the brink of hiring the men who will run his campaign in Iowa, a state the Texas senator believes he very much has the chance to win come January 2016.
I have little use for Factcheckers, though I have plenty of use for facts and I believe in checking them. The problem with the Factcheckers is that they seem to think they have an authority they did not earn to ...
Fewer Americans Are Working. But Who Specifically Is Working Less, and Why?
The labor-force-participation rate ticked up by 0.2 percentage points in January, but the steady downward trend of the last few years has been worrying for many observers, as AEI’s Aparna Mathur recently explained. Why the rate of Americans working or ...
Are ISIS Supporters Happy the President Won't Call Them 'Muslim?'
So, it turns out that at least some ISIS supporters believe that our government’s persistent refusal to understand or acknowledge their Islamic roots — instead preferring to rely on standard “legitimate grievances” or “root causes” explanations for jihad — actually grants ...
Ex-Im Says They Took Down All Their Public Data Just to Reformat It, But the Reformated Data Is Still Missing Crucial Info
On Sunday, Kevin Cirilli had a piece at the Hill about the data that the Ex-Im Bank removed from Data.gov. If you recall, some of the data was restored to the federal site after many people started asking about ...
GOP Rep: Kevin McCarthy Panned Harry Reid’s Demand
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) demands that the House Republicans back a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill before Senate Democrats will drop their filibuster, but that proposal met with a chilly response among House Republicans during ...
Boehner After DHS Funding Revolt: House a 'Rambunctious Place'
After conservatives lawmakers in the House rejected his push on Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security for an additional three weeks — instead passing just a one week extension — House Speaker John Boehner conceded that the chamber is “a ...
House Majority Leader: Senate Should Invoke 'Nuclear Option' on DHS Funding
House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) wants his counterpart in the Senate to change the rules to pass funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
While downplaying that changing the rules would be a “nuclear option” on Meet the ...
Who Killed Boris Nemtsov?
Ben Judah, writing in the Daily Telegraph:
Vladimir Putin has ruled Russia with three things: money, propaganda and terror. When the Russian economy was booming and the oil price was over $100 a barrel, Putin ruled Russia almost entirely with money – ...
Google to Bias Search Engine Based on "Facts"
Google plans to bias its search engines in favor of the supposedly factual accuracy of the sites to which it links. From the New Scientist story:
THE internet is stuffed with garbage. Anti-vaccination websites make the front page of Google, ...
Now It's Transgender Head Transplants?
We are losing our ever-loving minds. An article in Newsweek takes the notion of performing head transplants as a treatment for gender dysphoria seriously. From the story:
An Italian neuroscientist researching the possibility of human head transplants believes that the ...
Three-peat: Rand Paul Wins 3rd Consecutive CPAC Straw Poll, But Scott Walker Is Hot on His Heels
Ronald Reagan, Jack Kemp, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul. After this weekend, that’s the list of Republicans who have won straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference three years in a row. The Kentucky senator beat out Wisconsin governor ...
Congress passed a one-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security after House Democrats and a group of conservatives blocked passage of the three-week funding bill.
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) wants to create a conference committee ...
In a report made all the more damning by the news last night from Moscow, the European Leadership Network has taken a look at the progress made by NATO’s European allies towards taking their defense spending to the minimum ...
At CPAC's Headline Dinner, Mike Pence Won't Back Down
Indiana Republican Mike Pence struck a unique note at CPAC, turning the typical governor’s presidential pitch against his potential rivals for the 2016 presidential nomination.
Pence noted that some Republicans favor replacing President Obama with a Republican governor rather than ...
A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say.
An unidentified attacker shot Mr Nemtsov four times in central Moscow, a source in the law enforcement bodies told ...
Norquist Explains Stealth Taxes in New FCC Internet Rules
At CPAC on Friday, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist told National Review’s Jay Nordlinger that the Federal Communications Commission’s new regulations on the Internet will cost Americans as much as $16 billion in new taxes.
The conservative ...
Sessions Holds Private Gathering at CPAC after Conservatives Walk Out on Jeb Bush
Shortly after dozens of conservatives walked out on Jeb Bush’s appearance at CPAC, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions held court in a closed-door meeting with conservative activists and reporters covering the event. Unsurprisingly, the stalwart conservative immigration hawk was critical ...
Dozens of CPAC Attendees Walk Out on Jeb Bush
Scores of CPAC attendees began to file out as soon as Jeb Bush started speaking with talk show host Sean Hannity this afternoon,which did eventually garner plenty of applause. After exiting the main auditorium at the Conservative Political Action ...
Mrs. Ponnuru Goes to Miami
There have been several reports in the press that April Ponnuru has signed up to work for Jeb Bush’s shop. The Ponnurus are friends of ours, but even in the unhappy event that that weren’t true I would ...
CPAC Hails ‘President Paul’
CPAC activists waited an hour-and-a-half for Senator Rand Paul after congressional votes delayed his speech, and the pent-up energy made for a rowdy welcome.
“President Paul! President Paul! President Paul!” the attendees chanted in the middle of Paul’s speech ...
An Exceptional History of the Pro-Life Movement
Dr. Jack C. Willke, who passed away this past weekend, was truly the father of the pro-life movement. He and his wife Barbara co-wrote over twelve books on abortion and human sexuality. Their last book Abortion and the Pro-Life Movement: ...
Trump Slams Bush: 'I Don't See Him Winning; I Don't See There's Any Way'
Following the trend inaugurated by Laura Ingraham at CPAC earlier this morning, Donald Trump took to the CPAC stage and lit into Jeb Bush.
“Jeb Bush — he’s in favor of Common Core, he’s weak on immigration,” Trump said. “...
From time to time I’ve talked up Rep. Devin Nunes’s plan to improve the tax treatment of business investment. Judging from a report this week, the Tax Foundation is also a fan.
Bolton: A Hillary Presidency Would Be 'Third Obama Term'
John Bolton told an enthusiastic CPAC crowd that he’s determined to make national security a leading issue in the presidential campaign, “one way or another.”
But while he played it close to the vest on whether he will run ...
'Macho Christianity' Isn't the Problem, Gimmick Christianity Is
Over at The New Republic, Elizabeth Bruenig has penned a lengthy report on the “failure of macho Christianity,” focusing on the rise and fall of two “macho” Christian pastors: Mark Driscoll and the lesser-known Heath Mooneyham. Except for the twist ...
Rick Perry: 'Mr. President, If You Don't Secure the Border, Texas Will'
Former Texas governor and 2016 contender Rick Perry assured the audience at CPAC today that he’s got presidential-level experience, stepping up last year to secure the border when the White House fell short during the child-migrant crisis.
“I told the ...
Laura Ingraham: 'Let Jeb Bush and Hillary Run on the Same Ticket'
With Jeb Bush set to take the stage later this afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference, conservative commentator Laura Ingraham came out swinging against the more moderate wing of the Republican party.
“Why don’t we just call it ...
Re: Hillary's Aides Knew...
Andy, that is very interesting. But I have an honest and un-sensational question to ask. Is there a good explanation for why Judicial Watch and similar groups routinely seem able to get better information and documents than Congress? Isn’t ...
At CPAC, UKIP's Farage Criticizes GOP for Ignoring ‘Reagan Democrats’
Taking pains to assure a CPAC crowd that he “didn’t want to meddle,” U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage nevertheless made a couple uncomfortable observations about American conservatism on Thursday.
The insurgent British politician behind UKIP’s recent ...
Boehner to House GOP: Let’s Reject Senate DHS Cave
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) doesn’t plan to accept the DHS funding bill that the Senate is passing, which does not block funding for implementation of President Obama’s executive amnesty.
Boehner “wants to go to conference” with ...
No, the Ex-Im Bank Does Not Exist to Support Small Businesses
For the students of public-choice economics, this week offers a great (and sad) example of the kind of pressure interest groups can exert on lawmakers to convince them to support programs that are only beneficial to them and are often ...
Walker Thrills a Packed House at CPAC
Scott Walker hit all the right notes when he took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to address a standing-room-only crowd — even gamely handling a heckler.
Walker was talking up Republicans’ push to pass a right-to-work ...
Hillary Clinton’s Top Aides Knew from First Minutes that Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, E-mails Disclose
From the very first moments of the terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides were advised that the compound was under a terrorist attack. In fact, less ...
In a speech that took longer than expected to rouse the crowd at CPAC today, Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) urged the audience to recall which 2016 candidates have stood behind and “fought for” conservative positions, rather than just delivering the ...
Fiorina Slams Hillary’s Foreign Policy Record in Crowded CPAC Speech
In a well-received CPAC speech with a heavy focus on foreign policy, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina directly challenged possible presidential rival Hillary Clinton’s diplomatic credentials, asking the former secretary of state to “name an accomplishment” and arguing for ...
AG Nominee Loretta Lynch Survives Judiciary Committee — with Republican Help
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch survived a Judiciary Committee vote with help from the GOP earlier today. Lynch’s nomination made it out of the committee on a 12-8 vote, with pivotal support from three Republicans: Senators Orrin Hatch of ...
Ted Cruz: Hillary Clinton Is ‘on the Payroll of Foreign Nations’
Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) described Hillary Clinton as being “on the payroll of foreign nations” based on a Washington Post report that the Clinton Foundation violated an ethics agreement with President Obama by accepting foreign donations while she served ...
Priebus Says He's Wary of 2016 Nominee with No Political Experience, But Open to It
Can a presidential candidate who hasn’t held any political office win the White House? Maybe, but it’s going to be “harder” than those who do have political experience, says Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus.
“I think it, ...
The CPAC Panel on Common Core Was . . . Not Good
The main-stage panel on Common Core at the Conservative Political Action Conference today was billed by its moderator as a chance to learn about an important, contentious debate within conservatism.
Unfortunately, the audience only heard one, misleading side of the ...
The Dodd-Frank law that set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said that the new agency could not regulate car dealers. It’s trying to regulate them anyway. I wrote about what it’s doing, and the bipartisan opposition it’...
Scott Walker's Achievement
Walker has moved rapidly into the lead in the Iowa polls, and to a near-tie in the national polls (according to the RCP average). In two respects, though, I think his achievement so far in the race is underrated. First: ...
Our new collection of Florence King’s “The Bent Pin” columns — Withering Slights — is here, ready and waiting for your order, your devouring, and your complete and utter enjoyment of classic prose from one of America’s best writers.
Lee: 'We Have to Withhold Funding' from DHS
Even as Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell advances a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security without any provisions to block President Obama’s executive amnesty, Utah senator Mike Lee called on his colleagues in the House and the ...
CPAC Still Loves Ben Carson, But He Doesn't Drop Any 2016 Hints
Ben Carson did his best to energize a sleepy CPAC audience to kick off the annual gathering of conservatives in National Harbor, Md., but the real energy for the grass-roots favorite seemed to be outside the auditorium where he delivered ...
From my most recent NRO article, on the president’s weak approach to foreign policy: “The antagonists to the West and to stability in the world are gaining strength every week. The administration’s response to all of it is ...
Who's Really 'Frayed' the U.S.-Israel Relationship? Susan Rice and Her Bosses
In a recent Charlie Rose interview, National Security Adviser Susan Rice insisted that “the relationship between Israel, as a country, and the United States, as a country, has always been bipartisan,” but because of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu’s planned ...
Will's Take: There Is a 'Culture Clash' Between the Obama Administration and Israel
George Will said he thinks the disagreement between the Obama administration and Israel is representative of a personal dispute between President Obama and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“We have a community organizer dealing with a commando; they’re not ...
Politifact, which is published under the flag of the Tampa Bay Times, the chief executive of which, Paul Tash, is the chairman of the Poynter Institute, a member of the Pulitzer prize committee, and a disgrace to his trade, recently ...
Senate Takes up Clean DHS Bill as House Mulls Short-Term CR
Ninety-eight senators voted to begin the process of passing a Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill shorn of the House-passed bans on implementation of President Obama’s executive amnesty, setting the stage for a final vote that could come as ...
Father tells Congress: My Son 'Was Murdered By a DREAMer'
A man whose son was murdered by a person enrolled in the deferred action for childhood arrivals program that President Obama established unilaterally in 2012 called for the FBI to start tracking crimes committed by people in the country illegally.
MSNBC Host: I Hope Trayvon Martin 'Whooped the S**t Out of George Zimmerman'
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry remembered Martin Luther King, Jr. during a commemorative speech at Cornell the best way she knew how, saying she hoped Trayvon Martin “whooped the shit out of George Zimmerman” during their 2012 encounter that ended in the ...
The White House vs. Netanyahu (in 1999)
Susan Rice’s indignant remarks about Israel, America, and the upcoming Israeli election take me down Memory Lane a bit. In 1999, the incumbent prime minister, Netanyahu, was pitted against the Labour candidate, Ehud Barak. And the Clinton White House was ...
Ben Sasse Nails It on Why the Nuclear Talks with Iran Have to Be Stopped
I have written several pieces for NRO over the last year (here, here, and here) on why the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran are deeply flawed because they reflect the Obama administration’s tacit decision to accept an Iranian nuclear ...
Susan Rice: Netanyahu's D.C. Speech 'Destructive of the Fabric' of U.S.-Israel Relationship
National security advisor Susan Rice gave the starkest White House warning yet against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to speak to a joint session of Congress next month, calling the move “destructive of the fabric of the relationship” between ...
Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (With Emphasis on the First; Feb. 25)
1. Will Christianity’s over 2,000 years in the Middle East come to end during our lifetimes? That’s the question Christian persecution in the region asks.
Today In Defense of Christians is sponsoring a Day of Action today in solidarity with ...