OPINIONS: (OBAMA’S) ObamaCare Appellate Judges Playing Semantic Games (THE FIX IS IN AND NO ONE IS ASKING WHY.)
by Gary Wickert
Numerous pronouncements in the past from the president and leading Democrats show that high fuel prices aren’t a bug, they’re a feature.
by Ryan Mauro
The report was likely intentionally leaked as a last warning to Assad, but all signs point to a coming U.S. policy of regime change. Plus, read “Syria shells residential neighborhoods; UN, Obama silent” at the Tatler.
by Noah Steiner
American victims of Palestinian suicide bombing are the first to leverage a recent congressional act.
Restoring America’s Standing
The killing of Osama bin Laden, while good for a week’s worth of fawning press coverage by the American media, does not mitigate the fact that United States foreign policy is adrift on a sea of uncertainty. More
The Battle to Reduce Entitlements: Fight or Flight?
“History’s revolutions and upheavals … are rarely fueled by the starving and despised, but by the subsidized and frustrated.” More
The Week – Thu May 12, 9:50 am ET
The Week – Thu May 12, 8:56 am ET
1. Innovative “News Website” for Kids that Filters Content to Protect Children from Images and Story Details that are not Age Appropriate
2. First pictures of anti-Semitic alleged terrorists and the arsenal they planned to use to attack synagogues dressed as Hasidic Jews
3. Video: Mohammad Mamdouh and Ahmed Serhani Arrested in Terrorist Plot Against NYC Synagogue…But News Report Neglects to Name Them in Report
4. Video: Sen. Rand Paul (R): Right To Health Care Is Like Believing In “Slavery”
5. Video: Krauthammer rips oil company congressional ‘show trials’: ‘A disgrace’
6. Video: Taliban takes ‘revenge’ for bin Laden killing with deadly suicide attacks
7. Video: Congresswoman Michele Bachmann(R): I’ll Decide About Presidential Run by June
8. ‘Rambama’: Obama Navy SEAL armed action doll released to celebrate Bin Laden’s death
9. Video: Chris Matthews Asks Ron Reagan ‘Did Your Father Really Believe Cutting Taxes Raised Revenues?’
Boeing made a legal business decision that unions opposed, and the National Labor Relations Board is using this as a pretext to unlawfully expand its power.
by Paul Hsieh
The ongoing failure of the “universal health care” plan in Massachusetts serves as a clear warning to the rest of America.
The Pakistan Taliban, who are linked to al Qaeda, have claimed responsibility for the worst bombing to have taken place in Pakistan since November, 2010.
The Arab Spring seemed to some like it heralded a new era of hope. With deaths and war, are those hopes now being burned out?
The path towards a democratic Egypt is not as dismal as some would believe, argues Amir Taheri. There are problems, but there is still more good than bad in the situation.
When an establishment such as City University of New York becomes politically corrupted to the level of engaging in public witch hunts, is it worth donating to it?
In Somalia, where he is a member of the al-Qaeda affiliated group known as Al Shabaab, a former resident of Alabama warns America that there will be horrors to come…
The chairman of the Washington Post was unaware that a rapper who praised a cop-killer had been a guest at the White House. But that was just the start of his grilling…
A sweaty man from Yemen, on board a flight to San Francisco, started banging on the cockpit door crying out “Allahu Ackbar!” What on earth was going on?
With 11 million illegal aliens living in America, it would be a tough call to send them all home, but planning to give voting rights to illegals insults legitimate migrants.
The aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden is creating a seismic shift in the relations between Pakistan and America.
Robbing the rich to pay the poor does not make a wealthy nation but a nation of paupers. Under the guise of social justice, America’s progressives are aiming to do just that.
Niccolo Machiavelli said, “It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved” and this advice still holds true. Sadly, the current administration needs to learn this lesson.
John Brennan has claimed that Osama bin Laden’s funeral at sea was in strict accordance with Islamic precepts. However, it seems that Navy Military Funeral protocol was followed instead.
A Good Hot Shower
What seems to motivate the environmental movement is a neurotic anxiety concerning the possibility that somewhere, somehow, someone is wasting resources that, for some reason, need to be conserved. More
Please Pardon Lieutenant Colonel Lakin
May 13, 2011
Lieutenant Colonel Lakin will be released from the brig tomorrow. It is time for President Obama to spare him the ignominy of a dishonorable discharge. More
by Ryan Mauro
Protesters are given final warning to turn themselves in by Sunday. …
Our video is back on YouTube after a campaign by the Muslim Students Association to suppress it….
A turning point for anti-Gaddafi forces. …
Europe comes to the rescue. …
by Jamie Glazov
The most provocative and controversial figure in gay adult entertainment explains his rejection of the Left….
by Rich Trzupek
The government makes more on every gallon sold than anyone in the supply chain. …
by Ben Shapiro
The answer lies in our dual needs for clarity and hope….
by Mark Tapson
Ancient Athens, Munich and Obama’s America….
Why is the president silent about the burning of Coptic Orthodox churches and the destruction of Christian homes and businesses?…
Eyeing regional domination, the mullahs seize on the uprising in Bahrain.
Compared to 100 years ago, we are all fabulously rich. And we owe it all to the working rich who created it.
A new national emergency alert system was unveiled in New York today by Mayor Bloomberg. Under the new system, called PLAN, no one will be able to opt out of the top-level, so called “Presidential Alerts,” which as a result will eventually become compulsory for all cell phone users nationwide.
The radical’s bin Laden eulogy is the capstone of a career of lies and crackpot conspiracies. …
by Ryan Mauro
What new strategy will they bring? …
by Jamie Glazov
Remembering progressives’ glee on 9/11 offers the first clue….
The Israel-hater and defamer will get his honorary degree….
Harvard grapples with rejection
May 12, 2011
Harvard is far more accustomed to giving rather than receiving rejection. But in the wake of the devastating electoral rejection of alumnus/professor Michael Ignatieff and the Canadian Liberal Party, the university community is struggling to cope. More
Reid thinks Founding Fathers would support NLRB against Boeing
May 12, 2011
To which Founding Fathers is Reid referring? More
May 12, 2011, at 6:40 PMThe presumed Republican frontrunner refuses to apologize for the health care reform he enacted as Massachusetts governor. Did Thursday’s speech appease critics?
May 12, 2011, at 6:20 PMLife on the water doesn’t have to mean an ocean-bound existence
May 12, 2011, at 5:10 PMThe killing of the architect of September 11 has provoked predictable remonstrance from the usual suspects
May 12, 2011, at 3:30 PMScientists hope a new computer translation system will allow divers to make sense of dolphin sounds — and even talk back
May 12, 2011, at 3:25 PMWill and Kate are off on their first holiday as a married couple. What kind of luxury getaway did they pick?
May 12, 2011, at 2:34 PMThe rapper performed at a White House poetry event Wednesday night — after a days-long spat over his more provocative lyrics
May 12, 2011, at 1:50 PMBoehner delivers a much-hyped speech on the economy — and comes under fire for making some very questionable claims
May 12, 2011, at 12:56 PMThe British charmer was reportedly close to signing a deal to replace the trainwreck du jour on Two and a Half Men — and Hollywood is tantalized by the news
by Kim Zigfeld
Moscow zeroes in on another lonely voice of opposition.