The Wall Street Journal's William McGurn offers the latest update in the Saudis holding American citizens against their will.
Earlier today Instapundit pointed out a critique of America-hating, Taliban-loving Ted Rall and his cartoons in the wake of the terrorist attack on the United States. The critique, by an apparently left-leaning but honest John Giuffo, is summarized in just one line: "In short, Ted Rall is giving dissent a bad name." In the past […]
A hint to all newspaper editorial pages: If Eric Alterman thinks that you're doing a great job, then you've gone way too far to the left. This should be a wake-up call for the New York Times, but is likely to fall on deaf ears. In a Sunday editorial, the Times came out against Bush […]
Al Gore's ritualistic political suicide with his speech last week to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco continues to draw fire. Former Secretary of Education, Bill Bennett wrote an excellent article on Gore's speech over at OpinionJournal.com. As a U.S. senator, Mr. Gore backed the resolution to go to war with Iraq in 1991, and […]
A piece on OpinionJournal.com's "Taste" page points out that the Christians can't possibly be victims. Paul Marshal points out what the wire services and mainstream media won't -- that Islamic terrorists are targeting Christians specifically. After the massacres at a Pakistani Christian school and hospital in August, Reuters headlined its story "Pakistan attack seen aimed […]
Most everyone agrees that Al Gore's speech was a joke, full of half-truths, distortions and outright lies. The Washington Post's Charles Krauthammer takes a stab at the Gorebot in a column today. The tone of the speech is best reflected in Gore's contemptuous dismissal of the U.S. victory in Afghanistan as "defeating a fifth-rate military […]
New York Times columnist Bob Herbert is sounding the alarm over President Bush's nomination of conservatives to the federal appeals court. Is this supposed to come as some big surprise? Elections have consequences. The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering two more of President Bush's appeals court nominees -- Michael McConnell to the 10th Circuit, based […]
From Reuters: KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two gunmen burst into the offices of a Christian welfare organization in the Pakistani city of Karachi Wednesday and opened fire, killing six people, three of them Christians, and wounding two others, police said. Remember: Islam means peace. Rest in peace. *UPDATE* It looks like seven dead now -- […]