Last week the director Oliver Stone caused quite a stir when, in describing his new Showtime mini-series, “A Secret History of America,” he declared that Adolf Hitler was an “easy scapegoat throughout history… [who]‘s been used cheaply.” “We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good,’” Stone continued. Even Hitler was “the product of a [...]
This week, President Obama finds himself facing his first public opinion crisis as several different national surveys showed his job approval below 50% over the past 10 days. The Marist and Quinnipiac surveys both put his job approval at 46%. CNN had it at 48% while Ipsos/McClatchy had it at 49%. But it was the [...]
It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians [...]
At FrontPage this past week we ran an important report about how the Huffington Post has allowed a wave of anti-Semitic comments onto their site.
And then I discover this this afternoon on John Work’s recent post about the tidal wave of illegal immigrants:
Alfred Bodine · 11 hours ago
You are a joke! Fear mongers like [...]
Despite the best and bravest efforts of our magnificent United States Military in the Iraq Front, the Sunni-Shiite Muslim volcano is still active and heading for eruption yet again. The cover-story for the re-opening of Islam’s eternal steaming fissure is a governmental purge of as many as five-hundred candidates with alleged ties to Saddam Hussein’s Ba’athist Party [...]
“Intelligence,” Daniel Patrick Moynihan once observed, “is not to be confused with intelligence.” To read two recent analyses of U.S. intelligence failures is to be reminded of the truth of that statement, albeit in very different ways.Exhibit A is last week’s unclassified White House memo on the attempted bombing of Flight 253 over the skies [...]
When it comes to George Galloway, where do we begin? In recent years, the former British Labour MP—now representing the Respect Party for the district of Bethnal Green and Bow—could be found lauding Syria as a force for stability in Lebanon, defending the fraudulent re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran and denying Hezbollah’s long record [...]
The 2010 Census road trip is now officially synonymous with simpering network news coverage…but of course! Jeff Immelt’s NBC was pandering to the administration without even a pretense of actually doing an interview. Today Show on You Tube.
The 2010 Census “Portrait of America Road Tour” set off from New York City this week. And the [...]