"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders." --Samuel Adams

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Townhall.com Weekend Journal  
Salem Radio Network
Michael Medved and Hugh Hewitt weigh in separately on the President of Columbia’s scathing introduction for the President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the underwhelming treatment of Ahmadinejad by Columbia’s Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs; Dennis Prager discusses the topic of Hillarycare with Karl Rove; Dennis Prager on the Jena 6—Is it a racial issue?
The Frustrated Family Hour
by Brent Bozell III
The new fall season of television has begun. Oh, joy. What creative license has Hollywood taken now? How will this industry top -- because it always must top -- last year's shock? You're a parent. You come home, open the TV book and see listings like this...

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Global Warming Hysteria
by Walter E. Williams
...The bottom line is, serious efforts to reduce CO2 will lead to lower living standards through higher costs of living. And it will be all for naught because there is little or no relationship between man-made CO2 emissions and climate change...

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Are Sunspots Prime Suspects in Global Warming?
by Peter N. Spotts
...over the past decade some researchers say they've found puzzling correlations between changes in the sun's output and weather and climate patterns on Earth. These links appear to rise above the level of misinterpreted data or faulty equipment...

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

The Soros Threat To Democracy
Investor's Business Daily
George Soros is known for funding groups such as MoveOn.org that seek to manipulate public opinion. So why is the billionaire's backing of what he believes in problematic? In a word: transparency...The irony here is that Soros claims to be an advocate of an "open society"...
Does the Left Value Truth?
by Dennis Prager
...In the hierarchy of leftist (as opposed to traditional liberal) values, truth is below other values, such as equality, opposition to war, the promotion of secularism and a number of other highly regarded values on the left...

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Intolerance in the Name of Tolerance
by Cal Thomas
I would not be as bothered by Columbia University's decision to host Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad if Columbia and other universities had a consistent policy toward those they invite to speak and the rules applied equally to conservatives and liberals; to totalitarian dictators and to advocates for freedom and tolerance...

Monday, September 24, 2007

Israelis Seized Nuclear Material in Syrian Raid
by Uzi Mahnaimi and Sarah Baxter
Israeli commandos seized nuclear material of North Korean origin during a daring raid on a secret military site in Syria before Israel bombed it this month, according to informed sources in Washington and Jerusalem...

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Townhall.com Weekend Journal
Salem Radio Network
Michael Medved looked at a recent anti-war rally starring leftist moonbat, Cindy Sheehan. Hugh Hewitt spoke with author Robert Kaplan about the U.S. military; Dennis Prager invited Michael Ledeen to discuss his new book titled "Iranian Time Bomb;" and Hugh Hewitt got a personal glimpse into the life of talk show host Laura Ingraham while discussing her #1 NYT bestselling book: "Power to the People." All this and more.

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Sheikdom Shakedown: Dubai Moves on Nasdaq
by Jerome R. Corsi
In a complex set of transactions, Dubai is moving to acquire 19.9 percent of the Nasdaq in New York, placing the Arab government in an ownership position of the key U.S. stock exchange and raising concerns in Congress...
Related: Dubai Bought 2 Aircraft Companies from Carlyle

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Some Oregon Schools Adopting Mexican Curriculum
Associated Press
...The Oregon Department of Education and Mexico's Secretariat of Public Education are discussing aligning their curricula so courses will be valid in both countries. Similar ventures are under way in Yakima, Wash., San Diego, Calif., and Austin, Texas...
No DREAM at all
The Washington Times
...bill would essentially guarantee illegals a college education at much lower in-state rates..."The alien can then use his newly acquired status to seek green cards for his parents who brought him in illegally in the first place. In this way, it is a backdoor amnesty for the millions of illegal aliens who brought their children to the United States"...

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Socialized Medicine Is Broken and Can't Be Fixed
by John Stossel
...Canadians stuck on waiting lists often pay "medical travel agents" to get to America for treatment. Shirley Healey had a blocked artery that kept her from digesting food. So she hired a middleman to help her get to a hospital in Washington state. "The doctor said that I would have only had a very few weeks to live," Healey said. Yet the Canadian government calls her surgery "elective"...
Reject the Lie of White "Genocide" Against Native Americans
by Michael Medved
...For the most part, Indians were infected by devastating diseases even before they made direct contact with Europeans: other Indians who had already been exposed to the germs, carried them with them to virtually every corner of North America and many British explorers and settlers found empty, abandoned villages (as did the Pilgrims) and greatly reduced populations when they first arrived...
Why the Left Has Changed Journalism, Education and the Courts
by Dennis Prager
...Merely teaching is as unimportant to most left-wing teachers and professors as is mere reporting of the news for left-wing journalists or mere rendering of justice to most liberal judges. They regard their professions not as ends but as means -- to higher, leftist ends.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Israelis ‘Blew Apart Syrian Nuclear Cache’
The Sunday [London] Times
...Andrew Semmel, a senior US State Department official, said Syria might have obtained nuclear equipment from “secret suppliers”, and added that there were a “number of foreign technicians” in the country. Asked if they could be North Korean, he replied: “There are North Korean people there. There’s no question about that”...
Speaking of nukes: French Foreign Minister Says Prepare for War with Iran
Global Warming? It's Natural, Say Experts
by Barry Wigmore
...Historical evidence of the natural cycle includes a record of floods on the Nile going back 5,000 years; Roman wine production in Britain in the first century AD; and thousands of museum paintings that portray sunnier skies during what is called the Medieval Warming, and more clouds during the Little Ice Age...

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Townhall.com Weekend Journal  
by Hugh Hewitt
Hugh Hewitt dissects the negative reactions from the Left on the Petraeus report. Disgusted by the Democrat’s brazen effort to discredit Petraeus, Michael Medved looked at a poll that revealed American’s aren’t fooled all of the time.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Liberal Interpretation
by William Saletan
Are liberals smarter than conservatives? It looks that way, according to a study published this week in Nature Neuroscience...The conservative case against this study is easy to make...These reports convey four interwoven claims. First, conservatives cling more inflexibly to old ways of thinking. Second, they're less responsive to information. Third, they're more obtuse to complexity and ambiguity. Fourth, they're less likely to change when the evidence says they should. Let's take the claims one by one...

Friday, September 14, 2007

Hewitt: Has the American Left No Sense of Decency?  
by Hugh Hewitt
On the morning of General Petraeus' testimony to the Congress, readers of The New York Times found an ad placed by the Democratic-Party supporters at MoveOn.org--a full page ad that proclaimed in a bold headline: "General Petraeus or General Betray Us?"...
Medved: Censoring 9/11 to Help Hillary  
by Michael Medved
Last September, the excellent ABC miniseries “The Path to 9/11,” drew a huge audience of 25 million people, but the Disney Company that owns the project has so far refused to make it available on DVD.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Hundreds of Scientists Published Evidence Countering Man-Made Global Warming Fears
by the Hudson Institute
A new analysis of peer-reviewed literature reveals that more than 500 scientists have published evidence refuting at least one element of current man-made global warming scares. More than 300 of the scientists found evidence that 1) a natural moderate 1,500-year climate cycle has produced more than a dozen global warmings similar to ours since the last Ice Age and/or that 2) our Modern Warming is linked strongly to variations in the sun's irradiance...

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Reporting to Congress
General David H. Petraeus
...the security situation in Iraq is improving, and Iraqis elements are slowly taking on more of the responsibility for protecting their citizens. Innumerable challenges lie ahead; however, Coalition and Iraqi Security Forces have made progress toward achieving sustainable security. As a result, the United States will be in a position to reduce its forces in Iraq in the months ahead...
Amateur Experts
by Thomas Sowell
Sometimes I feel as if I must be one of the few people left in America who is not a military expert. For example, all sorts of politicians have been talking about all sorts of ways we ought to "redeploy" our troops...
'America the Ugly'
by Norman Podhoretz
...By 1972, only 11 years after President John F. Kennedy had promised that we would "pay any price, bear any burden -- to assure the survival and the success of liberty," George McGovern, nominated for president by Kennedy's own party, was campaigning on the antiwar slogan, "Come home, America"...

Monday, September 10, 2007

Deception on Capitol Hill
by Robert Novak
...Republican reform Sen. Tom Coburn called the just-enacted ethics bill "a landmark betrayal, not a landmark accomplishment. Congress had a historic opportunity to expose secretive pork-barrel spending but instead created new ways to hide that spending"...

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Townhall.com Weekend Journal  
Salem Radio Network
Dennis Prager discusses President Bush's surprise visit to Iraq on Labor Day; Hugh Hewitt speaks with Major General James Simmons about the progress in Iraq; Michael Medved & Bill Bennett opine on Larry Craig's infamous bathroom "tap dance" debacle; Dr. Albert Mohler examines the implications of a rogue judge who decided gays can marry in Iowa. All this and more.

Saturday, September 08, 2007

Lessons of Roosevelt Apply Today
by Jackie Gingrich Cushman
...Can you image if we had a nation of doers and not possessors? How do we create a nation of doers, who understand that what you have is not as important as what you do with what you have; that it is better to have less and do more that to have more and do less?
Is China Quietly Dumping US Treasuries?
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
A sharp drop in foreign holdings of US Treasury bonds over the last five weeks has raised concerns that China is quietly withdrawing its funds from the United States, leaving the dollar increasingly vulnerable...
Feinstein's $4 Bn Beverly Hills Earmark
by Kimberley Strassel
...She then slipped in an earmark provision that would bar the VA from disposing or leasing any of the ground. Thus a potential $4 billion worth of help and aid for our nation's veterans goes bye-bye in the name of preserving a view for those Hollywood actors who play veterans in the movies...

Thursday, September 06, 2007

The Eye of the 9/11 Storm
by Victor Davis Hanson
...Before 2001, the excuse for American complacence and in-fighting was naivete. But what will be the reason for the next successful strike against us by the jihadists? More naivete - or is it simple hubris?

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Chinese Military 'Hacked Into Pentagon'
by Stephen Adams
The Chinese military shut down the Pentagon's computer network for more than a week during an unprecedented cyber attack, according to leaked reports of an internal investigation...
Is the Other Hsu About to Drop?
World Net Daily
A shady Chinese megadonor to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has close ties to an aerospace mogul accused of placing his business interests before national security by sharing missile secrets with Beijing during the Clinton administration...
The Israel Lobby in U.S. Strategy
by George Friedman
...Beyond its ability to exert itself on small things, the Israel lobby is powerful in influencing Washington to do what it is going to do anyway. What happens next in Iraq is not up to the Israel lobby -- though it and the Saudi Embassy have a different story.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Why Do People Do Evil?
by Dennis Prager
...If my belief is even partially correct, the preoccupation of much of America with telling whole groups that they are victims -- of racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia and classism, among other American sins -- can only increase cruelty and evil in America.

Monday, September 03, 2007

Remember the Dignity of Work  
by Albert Mohler
Americans have celebrated Labor Day since 1882, when advocates called for a day of rest for workers.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Townhall.com Weekend Journal  
Salem Radio Network
Michael Medved spoke of Osama bin Laden with Lawrence Wright, author of The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. As the world remains in turmoil with little hope for peace anytime soon, military expert Victor Davis Hanson discussed war with Salem host Bill Bennett; It’s one of the most ridiculous unsubstantiated lies you hear in the media – and it just won’t go away: Religion causes most of the worldwide killing. One left-wing caller dared run the idea by the very well-prepared Salem host Dennis Prager; The Democrats got their man. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales handed in his resignation. Michael Medved examined the “powerful” and “worldwide” ramifications.

Saturday, September 01, 2007

Hoffa: Mexican Trucks are Disaster for U.S.
World Net Daily
..."They want to make it so there's no regulation. You get in your truck in Monterey, Mexico, and drive to Montreal..."All we're asking is that Mexican trucks and truckers meet the same standards as American trucks and drivers," Hoffa said. He cited the requirements in the United States for commercial drivers' licenses, drug screening, physical evaluations, hazmat certifications, etc...
Survey: Less Than Half of all Published Scientists Endorse Global Warming Theory
by Michael Asher
...These changing viewpoints represent the advances in climate science over the past decade. While today we are even more certain the earth is warming, we are less certain about the root causes. More importantly, research has shown us that -- whatever the cause may be -- the amount of warming is unlikely to cause any great calamity for mankind or the planet itself...