Danielle Pletka (Vice President for foreign policy at the American Enterprise Institute) explains the REAL danger of a nuclear-armed Iran. (The real danger is they WON'T use the weapon.)
Sheldon Richman, senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation, discusses his article “Newt Gingrich: Demagogue, Pseudointellectual” about Gingrich’s assertion that Palestinians are an “invented” people (who therefore have no rights);
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Thursday of stirring up protests against his 12-year rule and said foreign countries were spending hundreds of millions of dollars to influence Russian elections.
because many of the activists describe themselves as progressive or liberal, the movement is increasingly reviled by conservative pundits as “un-American,” even though its objectives are frequently identical to those of the tea parties on the politic
Newt is the "mainstream" media’s new darling. That’s because he can always be counted on to reiterate the neocons’ favorite talking points, and on this occasion he did not disappoint...
The empire is not so strong and not so confident about its future that it disregards Ron Paul and Murray Rothbard. One instructor in Georgetown's program, Gregory Hilton, has a blog in which he assassinates Rothbard's character and thought.
How about a moment of silence for the passing of the American Dream? M.R.I.C. (May it rest in carnage.) No, I’m not talking about the old dream of opportunity that involved homeownership, a better job than your parents had, a decent pension, and all
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financ
In a column at the Weekly Standard website, former New York Times columnist Bill Kristol opines that “assuming that presidential field remains as it is” for the GOP, “2012 won’t be a repeat of 1980″. He is referring to the election of Ronald Re
With the chatter regarding 3rd party campaigns it turns out there's a possibility of Mitt Romney running rogue. He has not disspelled this chatter. What will a Romney independent or 3rd party run mean for the GOP? For the 2012 campaign?
He operated with a completely free hand, unconstrained by any limitations—Constitutional, legal, moral—free to carry out the most egregious violations of everything that the United States stands for...
Is the Senate trying to reignite the Cold War? If so, it is going about it the right way.
The gloats are out! Wasn't intervention in Libya great! Gadhafi is out! Well, it is good that Gadhafi is out but even if a few bank robbers get away with it does not make bank robbery a good way to earn extra income!
Lawyers for the woman who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault have explored a deal in which they would scuttle the criminal case in exchange for a monetary settlement in the civil lawsuit.
"What apology is in order?" McCain asked. "It's not my fault that it was misunderstood."
Exclusive: At the behest of Tel Aviv and Washington, Greek authorities stopped a small flotilla from sailing to Gaza in a challenge to Israel’s four-year blockade of the narrow strip of land and its 1.6 million people. Now, apologists for Israel’s ri
Have you wondered how those politicians with the darkest fears became the most powerful? They used the power of nightmares to scare populations. Fear became mother's milk fed to our childish psyches. The goal? Political power.
The noise we do hear screams of lies, deception and fraud. How can we as a nation allow another Patriots Act extension? How can we tolerate the TSA and federal government tyranny that threatens the Texas state legislature to halt legislation...
Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, ID-Conn., said he was pleased with much of the White House Cyberspace Policy Review released last week. Unless Congress acts, he said, the Internet will devolve into a “digital Dodge City.”
Obama’s Neoconistic objectives with China as its main target and competitor, and you have China competing for the same strategic area, Pakistan, to fulfill its energy needs and establish a strategic footprint in the Arabian Sea, and in the middle...
A little noticed provision in the House Armed Services Committee's National Defense Authorization Act would authorize the United States to use military force anywhere there are terrorism suspects, including within the U.S. itself, according to the Am
What's next? Hint: You won't like the answer. - blame Pakistan for harboring Bin Laden, sanctions on Pakistan, seizing Pakistan's nuclear weapons.
Lewis Lehrman was also an investor in George W. Bush's very curious Arbusto Energy, which means, on top of it all, Lehrman is probably CIA.
The father of the Neoconservative movement , who tutored many leaders of the current administration, believed that a stable political order required an external threat and that if an external threat did not exist, one should be manufactured.
Now the elite are doing the same thing to Libya, a country with the highest living standard in Africa. The country ranks 53rd on the HDI index, better than all other African countries and also better than Saudi Arabia. Libya has the highest GDP...
One of Hacker and Pierson’s complaints about the way we usually regard politics is that we miss what’s really going on by focusing on the show of elections and the competition between parties. This is the theatre of electoral politics…‘
After more than two weeks under attack by NATO forces, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi is still slaughtering his people and showing no sign that he plans to give up. NATO and coalition partners are pointing fingers of blame at each other for this frustrating
The neocons will be eternally calling for a US invasion of somewhere-or-other – and that there will always be neocons. This last is bad news indeed: it’s like a cancer diagnosis, except there’s no relief in the form of death. Just pain that goes on …
Senators Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) have done what no Republican has done since the day Harry Truman sent US troops to Korea without congressional authorization: challenged the authority of the President to unilaterally commit the n
Neocons and "progressives" -- united at last over Libya, war powers, and the Constitution