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Do We Want To Be Fooled?

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - by Bruce Bawer

The recent 60 Minutes expose on Greg Mortenson, the author of the bestselling Three Cups of Tea, has prompted me to reflect on the question: why was this guy a household name and international hero?

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In the LAPD, the Cream Rarely Rises to the Top

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

To Deflect and to Swerve: Inside the not-so-elite ranks of the LAPD's Officers Club.

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Governments Rot When Their Citizens Let Them (Part I)

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - by Dan Miller

We get the worst government we're prepared to tolerate.

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Wikileaks: U.S. Funded Syrian ‘Liberal, Moderate’ Islamists

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - by Ryan Mauro

In an effort to undermine the Assad regime, the State Department gave millions of dollars to what they define as "liberal and moderate" Islamist groups.

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Tornado Deaths Tragic, but Not Unprecedented

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - by Art Horn

More media hype: this is not remotely the most deaths we've seen in a season, and the total reported number of tornadoes will drop as we figure out which reports were of the same twisters.

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America’s Fiscal High Noon

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - by Mary Claire Kendall

Beyond today's myriad fiscal woes, we’re just months away from a potential economic Pearl Harbor, and yet all we hear from Obama is happy talk.

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Six Reasons Why Latinos May Stay Home on Election Day

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

The Latino community's disgust for Obama has turned into contempt for the man and his policies.

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Rifts in Iran’s Leadership. Plus: Secret Meetings with Obama Admin?

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - by 'Reza Kahlili'

Recent events in Iran have exposed serious rifts between Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Plus, reports claim the U.S. is, inexplicably, still trying to talk the Iranians back from the nuclear brink.

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Al-Qaeda ‘Emirates’ in Eastern Libya?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 - by John Rosenthal

An al-Qaeda spokesman cited in an Arabic-language daily appeared to confirm the terror group’s presence in the eastern Libyan rebellion — until the spokesman denied he ever said it.

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Issa Demands Justice Dept. Answer Project Gunrunner Subpoenas

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 - by Patrick Richardson

Said Issa: "If you made a decision this felony stupid you shouldn't be making decisions any longer on behalf of the American people."

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PJM Exclusive: A Massacre in Syria (Content Warning)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 - by Farid Ghadry

April 27, Hawleh: Video of Assad's forces spraying bullets at a crowd.

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(PJM Exclusive) Holder’s DOJ Scuttled More Terror-Related Prosecutions

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 - by Patrick Poole

Congressional sources disclose further revelations. Is more Bush blame and media blackout on the way?

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Diagnosing ObamaCare

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 - by Dr. Peter Weiss

The president's cousin passes his considered judgment in First Do No Harm.

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Birthers Appear Unimpressed with Obama Birth Certificate

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Rick Moran

What will it take to convince them? (Also read Bruce Bawer: "Ten suspicious things about Obama’s birth certificate." [link fixed])

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The Wild Hunt

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by David Solway

Obama and his merry band are starring in their own movie.

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Who Is Fighting Libya’s Civil War?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Khaled Nasir

Beneath Gaddafi's theatrics, Libya struggles in a tangle of loyalties.

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The Equal Earth Amendment

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Jazz Shaw

If this proposal is to have any teeth, we need to ensure that a new seat specifically for Mother Earth is added to the hallowed hall of the UN.

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NASA Over a Russian Barrel

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Rand Simberg

The Russians are asking exorbitant fees to transport our astronauts to the space station while preventing American private companies from doing the job.

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Meet the ‘New Cuba,’ Same as the Old Cuba

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Take a bow for the new revolution: for all the naive optimism of some foreign observers, Cuba hasn’t really changed.

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See Trump Run (Run, Trump, Run!)

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

The Donald quenches the deep and abiding thirst of countless Americans who have longed to hear unashamed sentiments from our politicians.

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Must-See Film on Ground Zero Mosque Controversy

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

An interview with one of the producers of The Ground Zero Mosque: Second Wave of 9/11 Attacks.

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Thanks to Obama, Gas Jumps in a Flash

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Will Collier

Thanks to the left, prices will keep on rising, too. (Update: Ed Driscoll adds, "CNN Neuters Obama" and the presidential impact on gas prices.)

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PJM Exclusive: Stuxnet Has Completely Paralyzed Iran’s Bushehr Plant

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by 'Reza Kahlili'

Iran may even have to junk it and start from scratch.

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The Hidden Tax: Regulation

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Michael Swartz

Compliance fees have surpassed — surpassed! — the deficit.

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Is the ‘Age of America’ Really at an End?

Monday, April 25th, 2011 - by Stephen Green

By some reports, China's economy will surpass the U.S. in "purchasing parity" by 2016. Does this mean that the U.S. is on the way out as a superpower?

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