By using just the right words, an Iranian mosque goes brothel, takes a 5% pimp cut, and stays holy. But don't laugh: PC language codes have us doing the same thing here.
Obama has appointed Donald Berwick, a board member of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), to head Medicare. While participating in an EU-funded project on “documenting” torture charges, PHR took aim at America.
Cameron gives a begging, blubbering pander of a speech in Turkey. (Also read Claudia Rosett: "Prime Minister, It’s Not a 'Prison Camp'”
The news-free content of the leaked documents points to this being more about Julian Assange's vanity and finances than his politics.
Forget about the Shirley Sherrod connection. Forget about the Senate not funding the settlement. What I want to know is, if there are only 39,697 African-American farmers in the entire country, then how can over 86,000 of them claim discrimination at the hands of the USDA?
I’ll bet you haven’t seen very much news about Iran during the past week or 10 days, have you? And yet there’s been lots of news.
Phyllis interviews Rachel Ehrenfeld, who won a major victory for the First Amendment against "libel tourism" last week, when the Senate passed the SPEECH Act, the culmination of her intensive lobbying and advocacy efforts on behalf of journalists and publishers.
“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts” is how the great Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman defined science.
After lighting a tactical burn, the administration is panicked by how easily the racial flames fed on the dry grass reach the firestorm stage. Instead of calling for water, they seem overwhelmed by the conflagration.
The Democrats are rethinking their plan to let the Bush tax cuts expire. Their problem is how to disguise their change of heart going into the fall election.
Thanks a lot, Mr. President. And thanks to you, too, Secretary Geithner. You inherited the richest, most productive country in history. And you have set it firmly on course for economic stagnation.
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Michael Hayden's comments about Iran’s nuclear ambitions are too vital an issue to be reduced to a series of sound bites and headlines.
If WikiLeaks is serious about their ethical mission, here's a wish list for some additional leaks that might just bring more balance to their self-described pursuit of transparency.
A political breath of fresh air in a season of massive discontent.
In 2008, some 17,000 servicemen and servicewomen mailed home completed ballots that were never counted. The DOJ barely lifted a finger to prevent or prosecute this travesty. What will happen in 2010?
U.S. citizen Samir Khan, believed to have written al-Qaeda's online recruiting magazine, managed to flee the country on a plane last year. We've known of him since 2007.
Things are getting crazy.
Why such a focus on the Holocaust when looking back at WWII? “The Jewish domination of the media,” says Stone. (And also read Ed Driscoll: "And Now, a Few Words from Oliver Stone.")
The talk radio and television megastar has written a book that is both a warning about a possible future for the U.S. and a good-old fashioned political thriller.
Big Ben Bernanke publicly acknowledges what so many of us have known for over two years.
Britain should join the push to ban the oppressive garment, and attitudes in the U.S. must change as well.
In this 19-minute podcast taken from this week's edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews historian Gary Bruce, the author of a new history of the former East Germany's secret police.
A look inside the hellish past of the former Berlin Wall, and a glimpse into the future of space travel. Plus once and maybe future Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), and James Lileks on the JournoList, "Refudiate" and Mad Men. Hosted by the VodkaPundit, Steve Green!