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Mitch Daniels warns U.S. endangered by new 'Red threat, consisting of ink'

Mitch Daniels warns U.S. endangered by new 'Red threat, consisting of ink'

Speech by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels at CPAC, Feb. 11, 2011 I bring greetings from a place called Indiana. The coastal types present may think of it as a “flyover” state, or one of those “I” states. Perhaps a quick anthropological summary would help. We Hoosiers hold to some quaint notions. Some might say we […]

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Cable highlights Pakistan sensitivity to U.S. role in securing its nukes

Cable highlights Pakistan sensitivity to U.S. role in securing its nukes

Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com A classified cable from the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad from 2009 reveals that the United States has helped Pakistan to provide better controls on its nuclear arsenal. The June 2, 2009 cable, labeled secret and prepared for the visit of a senior U.S. official, stated that since the disclosure of […]

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China: New stealth J-20 can carry ASAT missiles, may force U.S. hand on F-22 production

China: New stealth J-20 can carry ASAT missiles, may force U.S. hand on F-22 production

The U.S. F-22. A state-controlled Chinese press report on Beijing’s new stealth jet, the J-20, said the aircraft has expanded China’s strategic capabilities and also will be capable of carrying anti-satellite missiles. The Wen Wei Po newspaper quoted Hong Yuan, who it described as a “famous strategy expert,” as saying that the new J-20, which […]

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The hypocrisy of Michael Moore

The hypocrisy of Michael Moore

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Michael Moore is a hypocrite. He embodies all that is wrong with Hollywood: He is a shameless, self-serving propagandist masquerading as an idealistic “artist.” This week the famous left-wing movie director filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the producers of his 2004 anti-war, anti-Bush film, “Fahrenheit 9/11.” The […]

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Rumsfeld on the press: Bill Gertz was the 'best reporter, excellent sources'

Rumsfeld on the press: Bill Gertz was the 'best reporter, excellent sources'

By Jamie McIntyre, formerly of CNN Shortly after his arrival at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld apparently rendered a quick judgment on the reporters covering the Pentagon, and pronounced Bill Gertz of the Washington Times, the “best reporter”.  “Excellent sources,” he noted, In the May 21, 2001 memo Rumsfeld cited as the “top two” […]

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FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  Martin Luther considered the rise of Islam a sign of the impending apocalypse and God’s ferule for the backs of a wayward church. He was by no means the first great theologian to believe this. St. John of Damascus (676-749 A.D.) and the medieval mystic Joachim of Fiore (1135-1202 A.D.) viewed Islam […]

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Cuban-American lawmakers blast Obama's plan to ease Cuba travel restrictions

Cuban-American lawmakers blast Obama's plan to ease Cuba travel restrictions

Republican lawmakers of Cuban descent sharply criticized President Obama’s plans to loosen Cuban travel policy to allow students and church groups to go to the communist country, saying the changes will benefit the Castro regime while doing little for the average citizen.  “Loosening these regulations will not help foster a pro-democracy environment in Cuba,” said […]

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Koch: Time to reconfigure U.S. commitments to cope with emerging China threat

Koch: Time to reconfigure U.S. commitments to cope with emerging China threat

By Ed Koch, WorldTribune.com On Jan. 6, The New York Times reported that China has rolled out the J-20 tactical fighter, its first stealth (radar evading) plane, which appears to be a copy of the U.S. F-22. According to The Times, the “Hong Kong editor in chief of the Canadian journal Kanwa Defense Weekly, said […]

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American journalism: From world-class professionalism to media malpractice

American journalism: From world-class professionalism to media malpractice

Nobel Prize-winning economist and N.Y. Times columnists Paul Krugman blamed the Republicans for the Tucson shootings. By Uwe Siemon-Netto  The media hysteria occasioned by the rampage shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and many others in Tucson, Ariz., made me reflect nostalgically about the days when I started my career in journalism as a desk editor […]

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Potsdam-Honolulu-Bordeaux: A musical arc

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  Some Anglo-Saxon linguists claim that there is something oddly Germanic about certain Hawaiian words. The consonant “w” is often pronounced like a “v”. According to George Kanahele, author of “Hawaiian Music and Musicians,” this seems to be the “fault” of one Heinrich August Wilhelm Berger (1844-1929) who taught folks in Honolulu to […]