Claim: ACORN theft was five times previously thought
By: DAVID FREDDOSO
10/05/09 11:50 PM EDT
ACORN was embroiled in scandal last year when it was revealed that Dale Rathke, brother of ACORN founder Wade Rathke, had embezzled nearly $1 million from an ACORN affiliate years earlier. According to news reports, a handful of ACORN officials covered up [...]
GOOD NEWS FOR TERRORISTS: DEMOCRATIC REVISIONS TO THE PATRIOT ACT
By Dick Morris And Eileen McGann 10.5.2009
If only terrorists would be so accommodating as not to change cell phones, the new curbs on the Patriot Act being pushed by Democrats in Congress would not be so dangerous. But, unfortunately, even a book entitled Terrorism for Dummies [...]
Obama Holds Doctors’ Summit in Effort to Promote Health Care Overhaul
President Obama is meeting with physicians from across the country Monday — at least one from every state — to discuss the urgency of passing sweeping health care reform legislation.
Oct. 5: President Obama stands with doctors in the Rose Garden of the White House during [...]
Two Leaks and the Deepening Iran Crisis
October 5, 2009 | 2015 GMT
By George Friedman
The Iranian Nuclear Game
Two major leaks occurred this weekend over the Iran matter.
In the first, The New York Times published an article reporting that staff at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the U.N. nuclear oversight group, had produced an unreleased report [...]
Most Lobbyist Money Going to Dems
There Are No Limits on How Much Lobbyists Can Deliver Through “Bundling”
By Fredreka Schouten
Fundraising by Washington lobbyists so far this year has chiefly benefited the Democratic Party, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance reports available for the first time under a new ethics law.
Fundraising by Washington lobbyists [...]
Taliban under attack in area where U.S. soldiers killed
Mon Oct 5, 2009 9:48am EDT
Eight U.S. soldiers killed in east Afghan battle
By Amin Jalali
ASADABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Foreign and Afghan forces launched an assault on Monday against a group of Taliban in an area of eastern Afghanistan where the militants killed eight American soldiers at [...]
Two Firefights: One Video
by Michael YOn
July 2009, Sangin, Afghanistan.
05 October 2009
In July, British soldiers and I boarded a CH-47 helicopter at Camp Bastion for the flight to FOB Jackson at Sangin where fighting is brutal. The helicopter was so stuffed with men, gear and supplies that the cargo was not even strapped down. We steadied [...]
The Troubling Background of Geneva Interfaith Conference Participants :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism
The Troubling Background of Geneva Interfaith Conference Participants
October 1, 2009
More than 100 religious leaders gathered Wednesday in Geneva for a two-day conference entitled “The Impact of King Abdullah’s Inter-Religious Dialogue Initiative in Disseminating Human Values.” Many of the listed “conference participants,” however, are tainted by troubling resumes of anti-Semitism, empathy for radical Islamist ideology [...]
Black Panther Answers ‘Overdue’
Civil Rights Commission Chairman Seeks Responses In Voter Intimidation Case
BY MICHAEL P. TREMOGLIE, FOR THE BULLETIN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2009
The Chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, Gerald A. Reynolds, has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder seeking answers to their questions about a voter intimidation case in Philadelphia involving [...]
OPINION: THE AMERICAS OCTOBER 4, 2009, 10:48 P.M. ET
Chávez imports Ahmadinejad’s ideology to Latin America.
By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY
Sometimes I ask myself if Hitler wasn’t right when he wanted to finish with that race, through the famous holocaust, because if there are people that are harmful to this country, they are the Jews, the Israelites.