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Europe Becomes Obama’s Re-Election Campaign ‘Prop’

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 - by Soeren Kern

Obama’s six-day trip to Europe — high on style but low on substance — was far more about creating photo opportunities than it was about strengthening the transatlantic relationship.

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The Most Ignorant Conspiracy Theory of Them All

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 - by Frank J. Fleming

Truthers, birthers, and the idea that Obama is a secret Muslim are conspiracy theories that pale in comparison to the fantastical notion that ...

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Can the DoD Trust Brazil with American National Security?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum and Seth Cropsey

Should an important Air Force contract be awarded to a Brazilian company, despite our trade and foreign policy differences with that country?

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CA Braces for Coming Tidal Wave of Released Felons

Monday, May 30th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

If on November 6, 2012, you enter the voting booth and remain undecided on how to cast your ballot for president, pause to consider a single Supreme Court decision handed down last week.

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Torture? Racism? Genocide? When It Means Everything, It Means Nothing

Monday, May 30th, 2011 - by Dan Miller

How the accusatory left tortures the meaning of words.

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Tea Are The World

Monday, May 30th, 2011 - by Lloyd Marcus

The perfect musical experience — and the perfect charity — for Memorial Day.

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Obama’s Immigration Policy: The Audacity of Manipulation

Monday, May 30th, 2011 - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

The president violates his own so-called moral imperatives.

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Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

Monday, May 30th, 2011 - by AWR Hawkins

The question that ended the last malaise comes back to haunt us now.

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On the Scene for Obama’s Speech in Joplin

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 - by Patrick Richardson

I'm far from a fan of this president, and this speech did not by any stretch win me to his side. But one cannot help but be inspired by what Obama said at Sunday's memorial service.

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Midnight in Woodyland

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 - by Christian Toto

Woody Allen’s latest effort is a love letter to both Paris and the director's own earlier, funnier movies. It also sees fit to mock Republicans and tea partiers.

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The City of Slaughter

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 - by David Solway

Chaim Nachman Bialik’s great poem about Russia's Kishinev pogrom of 1903 needs to be read and re-read.

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Herman Cain: Barack Obama Is Not a Patriot

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 - by Tom Blumer

Based on the sum of Barack Obama's lifetime of personal choices, Cain's assertion is remarkably reasonable and evidence-based.

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Obama: Regime-Changing Neocon?

Saturday, May 28th, 2011 - by Ryan Mauro

Like his predecessor, the president has embraced the concept of spreading democracy in the Middle East.

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‘Startup America’ Will Have a Bad Ending

Saturday, May 28th, 2011 - by Jay Schalin

Is Obama's latest economic initiative boon or boondoggle?

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We Wave the Bloody Shirt — But Whose?

Saturday, May 28th, 2011 - by Jeff Durstewitz

Has the mystery of one of our biggest political metaphors been revealed?

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Terrence Malick’s Mystical Tree of Life

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by John Boot

The director has created a mesmerizing work centered on a deep wellspring of respect for the omnipotent.

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The Marxian Worm

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by Sarah Hoyt

For the last forty years in the U.S. — longer in other places — a worm has been gnawing at the roots and sickening the tree of civilization. That worm is the philosophy of Karl Marx.

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The Obama Administration’s ‘Sidam Touch’

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by Tom Blumer

If they touch it, they end up breaking it.

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Will the Tea Party Back Israel?

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by Sam Levine

At AIPAC, tea partiers and Christians stand together.

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The Appeasers of Ratko Mladic

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

The UN appeasers of butchers Mladic and Slobodan Milosevic today demonize Jews, the West, and support Muslim dictatorships.

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Top Black Democrat Declares Opposition to Obama Based on Race

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Jeff Dunetz

With 9% unemployment, slow growth, the housing market in the dumps, and record foreclosures, what's there to complain about?

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PalinTracker: Will She Announce This Weekend?

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Barbara Curtis

Tracking the daily activity of the Palin camp, which just announced today that she's hitting the (campaign?) trail.

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Hair of the Dog: The Hangover Part II’s Sloppy Seconds

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by John Boot

The Hangover Part II is so desperate to bring back the wild times of its 2009 predecessor that it winds up being kind of sad — like watching a washed-up athlete who doesn’t realize the magic is gone.

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The Price of Beauty: Chemicals in My Cosmetics?

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Angela Logomasini

Environmental groups are issuing frightening claims that there's a dark side to my morning routine.

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Burns Night for Israel: Scotland’s Literary Shame

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

A place that boycotts books is not far from a place that burns them.

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