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Saif Al-Adel: The Next Khalid Sheikh Mohammed?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 - by Ryan Mauro

Recently released from "house arrest" in Iran, al-Adel has taken over as overseer of international attacks for al-Qaeda.

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Napolitano to American Travelers: We’ll Take Naked Pics of You and Touch Your ‘Junk,’ and You’ll Like It! (Updated)

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Time was that telling a government agent not to "touch my junk" was so obvious that citizens didn't need to bother. Thanks to Janet Napolitano, now we have government agents groping nuns and taking naked pictures of the rest of us. UPDATE: Bryan Preston's appearance on nationally syndicated America's Morning News radio added.

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Fed Up!: Rick Perry Takes on the Leviathan State

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Texas' longest-serving governor uses the Austin bully pulpit to nationalize his message that the states not only still matter, but that they're the key to saving America.

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Smackdown in Seoul: Obama Gets an ‘F’ in South Korea

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Gordon G. Chang

The president has just created a rift with a nation of increasing importance to the United States.

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Kucinich Demands Retraction from Issa for Stimulus Barb

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Patrick Richardson

The Ohio congressman is maneuvering for the top minority spot on Issa's oversight committee.

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Actually, You Do Have a Messaging Problem, When Your Message Is Sheer Arrogance

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Jeff Durstewitz

Marshall McLuhan was right: when it comes to Barack Obama, the medium really is the message.

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Dem Messaging Problem: Can’t Get People to Ignore Reality

Monday, November 15th, 2010 - by Frank J. Fleming

Just when you think you've got the voters in a liberal frame of mind, reality blows all your plans to hell.

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Is Obama Trying to Turn the Border into the Next ‘Third Rail’?

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

The border is a national security issue, but a defeated Obama is less likely to triangulate than he is to polarize.

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Senate Republicans Split on Earmark Ban

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 - by Howard Nemerov

Have they learned nothing from the last two elections?

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The Myth that High Unemployment Means a High Crime Rate

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 - by Clayton E. Cramer

Once again, the conventional wisdom of the elites proves itself wrong.

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PJM Political 11/13/10: NYT Down; Women, Children, Olbermann Hardest Hit

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The New York Times goes off the rails, MSNBC sends their franchise player to the penalty box for the weekend, and the Vodkapundit has five questions for James Lileks, all on this week's show.

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Deficit Commission: Tinkering Around the Edges

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 - by Michael Swartz

The deficit commission's work doesn't exhibit the kind of out-of-the-box thinking needed to get us out of the hole we're in. It does meet the definition of insanity.

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Google Street View: A Systematic Invasion of Privacy

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 - by Alex Deane

After "accidentally" gathering 600 gigabytes of private information in the process of creating Street View, Google finds itself under unprecedented attack from nations around the world.

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The Intellectual Class: New Book Calls Obama a ‘Philosopher President’

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 - by Barry Rubin

Harvard historian James T. Kloppenberg makes a groundbreaking discovery: Obama is also ... wait for it ... a "true intellectual."

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Putting Iraq’s Political Turmoil in Context

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by N.M. Guariglia

For all the mess in Iraq’s politics, it is the only state in the region that gets to have such messiness and politicking.

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Spain’s Zapatero Seeks More U.S. Money for His ‘Green’ Firms — Will We Fall for It Again?

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Christopher Horner

At the G20, Zapatero pushed nations towards "green" energy as a way out of the economic crisis. He didn't mention that Spain's "green" firms are broke and need the foreign infusion.

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Chris Christie to the Greedy Public Sector: ‘Let Me Help You Pack’

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Gov. Christie zeroes in on all the zeroes in educational executive salaries. It's a target-rich environment.

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Goldfinger’s Law: Obama Claims He’s Not Anti-Business, But His Policies Give Him Away

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

"Once is happenstance; twice is coincidence; three times is enemy action." So what do we make of Obama's environmental policy?

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Keith Richards: Musician, Author, Military Man Manqué

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Brendan Bernhard

The Rolling Stones guitarist who long ago was supposed to be in a tomb has left us with a pretty impressive tome.

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Oklahoma Anti-Sharia Ballot Measure Ill-Advised

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Patrick Richardson

The wrong instrument to keep Sharia law from being used in the United States.

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Cool It: The Anti-Scarefest Documentary of the Year

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by John Boot

Bjorn Lomborg, the self-described "skeptical environmentalist," is so likable and empowered by common sense in this new film that he could be the Ronald Reagan of climate science.

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Says a Skilled Former Liar: ‘Obama’s Using My Old Act!’

Friday, November 12th, 2010 - by Oleg Atbashian

When my old lies didn't work anymore and I needed to up my game, I sounded exactly like post-midterm Obama.

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Ferreting Out Real Travel Expense Fraud at the Department of Justice (PJM Exclusive)

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 - by J. Christian Adams

Secret inspector general reports detail tens of thousands of dollars in fraud by DOJ career employees — a much bigger scandal than Chris Christie staying at the Four Seasons.

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England’s Month of Remembrance: A Tradition We Should Adopt

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 - by J. Christian Adams

The U.S. has no equivalent to England's omnipresent red poppy and its accompanying fundraising. Something to think about this Veterans Day.

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Pelosi Barricades Self in Office, Refuses to Hand Over the Gavel

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Capitol police report sounds of hammering and furniture moving shortly after dawn.

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