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Al-Qaeda Threatens France Over Burqa

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Phyllis Chesler

The burqa is being used as a pawn in the power struggle between jihadic Islam and the West.

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The (Real) Philanthropist

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Scott Budman

Meet Tom Siebel who, unlike the character on NBC's fictional drama The Philanthropist, really does help his fellow man.

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Sarkozy to Netanyahu: Fire Your Foreign Minister

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by P. David Hornik

It's not the first time Sarkozy has denigrated a democratically chosen leader. (He's more polite to dictators.)

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Hicks on Empathy: Will Ricci Be a Problem for Sotomayor?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Watch the entire video here.

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A Close Look at Obama’s New Islamic Partners

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Patrick Poole

An exclusive PJ Media investigation reveals the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) to be a hotbed of extremism, racism, and terror support.

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Attack of the Leftist Hate Monkeys

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Andrew Klavan

Some folks will resort to anything to scare away nasty reality and keep their discredited worldview intact.

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Barack Obama Channels George W. Bush on Terrorism

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Ron Radosh

If a new executive order sounds similar to the policy that candidate Obama fiercely attacked, that's because it is.

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High Court Overturns Ricci: Bad News for Sotomayor?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Clarice Feldman

Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court will now be forced to answer questions about her views on affirmative action.

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Michael Jackson: No Groundbreaking Genius

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Carol Gould

Other entertainers accomplished far more and overcame larger racial barriers — long before Jackson hit the stage.

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Procrustean History: Obama Manipulates the Past to Fit the Narrative

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by David Solway

How the president and other revisionists cut and stretch the truth.

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The Hidden Death Toll of Higher CAFE Standards

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 - by Eric Florack

Lighter cars built as a result of government fuel standards cost thousands of lives every year.

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A few questions about Bernard Madoff

Monday, June 29th, 2009

I just read a href=”http://www.cnbc.com/id/31610169″the verdict of 150 years /afor Bernard Madoff and all I can really think is “Why is it that someone who set up a Ponzi scheme gets more jail time than the majority of murderers?” I realize that many people were involved and yes, I would be angry if someone cheated me out of my life’s savings (though I would not give only one person all of my money to invest but that is beside the point). Is Madoff just a symbol of Wall Street greed, which in today’s society is worse than murder to so many? Is it because the people feel they trusted him and were ripped off and therefore justify any horrible thing they can think of to happen to him? Can anyone explain to me how what Madoff did is worse than murder?

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The Potemkin Presidency Meets a Moment of Sanity in the New York Times

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by Roger Kimball

A robust challenge to Obama's health care plan appears ... in the Times. Written by a Harvard professor.

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Obama’s Engagement Policy with Iran Is Dead. What’s Next?

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

What will the administration do, now that its hopes for a grand bargain with the mullahs is improbable?

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Obama’s ‘Hope Without Change’ on Health Care Policy

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by Arnold Kling

If the current system is "unsustainable" how can Obama assure Americans that they can keep the insurance they have?

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German Daily: Bush Was Hitler

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by John Rosenthal

A new book compares the anti-Semitism that led to the notorious Dreyfus Affair in France to "Islamaphobia" in America that led to Guantanamo.

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It’s Time for the Republican Party to Embrace Identity Politics

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by John Hawkins

We have to face the truth: it's not just the message — it's who's delivering it.

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All Hail President Hasselhoff!

Monday, June 29th, 2009 - by Stephen Green

He's got the babes and the syndication deal, but who's paying?

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Republicans To Spend July 4th Gearing Up For Battle

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

GOP politicos are working to galvanize public opinion against Obama’s major legislative initiatives.

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" In my experience, the internet is not the disease but rather the symptom. "

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

I read a href=”http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.18ab052adf1eedf7d84a49d4e4d17883.31show_article=1″with interest a short newsbite /aabout how spending too much time online is straining Irish marriages (via a href=”http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/80904/”Instapundit/a): br /br /blockquoteToo much time spent on the Internet is causing increasing friction between couples in Ireland, a marriage counselling service said Friday. br /br /Some seven percent of couples seen by ACCORD, the Catholic Church’s marriage care service, say too much time spent in cyberspace by one partner is their main problem, according to figures for the first half of this year. br /br /John Farrelly, its director of counselling, said the problem had come virtually out of nowhere in the last three years. /blockquotebr /br /A commenter in response to the news story, I think, hit the nail, on the head, “the internet is not the disease but the symptom.” br /br /If a marriage is good, one will want to spend more time with their spouse, and perhaps if strained, will try to escape in various ways, which might include going online. Or, in my case, both spouses could spend a lot of time online and then use it to make their marriage better. Glenn and I discuss stuff online all the time and always have something fun to talk about. I have never laughed as hard at some of the things I read or had to think so much in response to some of them. So, I guess, like any hobby or vice (take your pick), it depends on how one uses it as to whether it is positive or negative. br /br /If you wonder if you are “addicted” to the internet,there are all kinds of helpful books out there– even one specifically geared towards Catholics called a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0867168048?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=0867168048″emBreaking Free of the Web: Catholics and Internet Addiction./em/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0867168048″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”" style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / The title makes it sound like “addiction” to the internet is always a bad thing.. .but I think it has its place.

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Heresy: Michael Jackson Wasn’t That Good

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Ron Rosenbaum

He was more King of Trainwreck Celebrity than he was King of Pop. (Also read Richard Fernandez on The Mother of All Media Freakshows)

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North Korea’s Nuclear Program Is No Joke

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Even if you believe that Kim Jong Il is too fond of women and cognac to endure the rigors of genuine nuclear war, we still have a huge problem.

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Our Schizophrenic Society

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Are we Victorians or Libertines? Rugged individualists or parasites? In today's America, it's hard to tell.

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The Bibi Two-Step

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Moshe Dann

The Israeli prime minister has become quite adept at dancing away from political trouble over the settlements and Iran.

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HBO’s Hung Not Ready for Prime Time

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 - by Christian Toto

If you have to ask what this comedy is about after hearing the title, it isn't for you.

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