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Claim: Tibet keeps Prince Charles from Olympics

Prince Charles will not be at the opening ceremony of this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, he told a group that campaigns against human rights abuses in Tibet in a letter disclosed today.

By Guest Column - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Just How Crazy Is Al Gore?

Just how crazy is Al Gore? That was the question that popped, once again, into my brain as I read a January 24 Agence France Press news story out of the Davos meeting of business and political elite. Gore asserted that, “the North Pole ice caps may disappear entirely during summer months within five years…”

By Alan Caruba - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

The State of Bush’s Mind

“He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient…Article II, Section 3, U.S. Constitution.

By Alan Caruba - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Banning drive-throughs: we have to keep just one

A British Columbia municipal councillor introduced a motion to ban drive-through businesses from opening in his bailiwick of North Vancouver. The proposed bylaw also calls for preventing the only existing drive-through restaurant from ever expanding.

By Arthur Weinreb - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Legal loophole keeps “next Mohammad Atta” at large

  When Clarence (Clancy) Prevost, was rewarded $5 million in an unpublicized closed-door ceremony in Washington last week, Adnan el Shukrijumah was likely counting his lucky stars.

  “Secretly authorized” by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice last fall, the handsome reward from the State department’s “Rewards for Justice” program is the first and only one to date to a U.S. citizen related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

By Judi McLeod Doug Hagmann- Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Obama’s Rambo Foreign Policy

The Obama vs. Hillary fight looks mean and nasty. But it also looks like one of those “professional” wrestling bouts rehearsed in advanced and orchestrated in the ring.

By Cliff Kincaid - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Capturing Carbon Pipe Dreams

If you enjoy the benefits of affordable and readily available electricity, a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) may spur you to press your elected representatives for a reassessment of climate alarmism.

By Steve Milloy - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

Free World: Rescue Lebanon before it is too late

A Lebanese top anti-terrorism investigator was murdered along with his escort and three other civilians in a powerful car bombing that ripped  through a neighborhood of Beirut on Friday January  25/08. Maj. Wissam Eid and Aspirant Officer Ousama Mireeb, of the Internal Security Forces (ISF), were killed along with three civilians, and forty two other people were wounded.

By Elias Bejjani - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

How PPPs are destroying our freedom

There’s a lot to be said for laissez-faire, which is “a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights,” according to Merriam-Webster. This is the economic doctrine that allowed the United States to build the world’s most powerful civilization.

By Henry Lamb - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

I’m Fat. You’re Fat. And Your Kids Are, Too.

If you want the government, federal, state and local, to tell you what you can and cannot eat, please raise your hand. Apparently no one does except for the various politicians who think they were elected to determine what you should eat and drink.

By Alan Caruba - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

While The Cat’s Away, The Terrorists Will Play

Now that the present administration’s 150 billion dollar economic stimulus package has caused a substantial portion of the population worry about the economy taking a nosedive and an ensuing recession, there is less incentive to discuss the more immediate threat of securing our borders from those who mean to cause our country substantial harm.

By Nancy Salvato - Monday, January 28, 2008 - Full Story

The ‘keitai’ generation

Nearly 100 percent of high school students, 50 percent of junior high, and a third of those in grammar school now own cell phones. Even the word “cell phone” already sounds out of date, replaced even among foreign residents by “keitai,” the shortened form of the Japanese word for portable phone.

By Guest Column - Sunday, January 27, 2008 - Full Story

Border Patrol Report Describes 29 Armed Mexican Incursions into US

Judicial Watch, the public interest group created to investigate and prosecute suspects in government corruption cases, recently released a secret Department of Homeland Security and US Border Patrol report titled, “Mexican Government Incidents: 2006 Fiscal Year Report.”

By Jim Kouri - Saturday, January 26, 2008 - Full Story

Baby Dolphin Murders Blamed on US Military… Culprit OTHER Dolphins!

So, scientists find the dead bodies of dozens of dolphins and baby porpoises near Miami, Florida and across the pond along Scotland’s East Coast. These aquatic mammals where literally beaten to death with multiple internal injuries, lacerations, contusions and the like. Back in 1997 the whole C.S.I. treatment was given these animals and guess who these scientists first blamed? You guessed it, the United States Military. It turns out, however, that scientists have now realized that it is the “smartest” fishie on earth that is responsible. Yes, they were surprised to discover that dolphins are outright murderers. So much for a “smarter” more “peaceful” ocean, eh?

By Warner Todd Huston - Saturday, January 26, 2008 - Full Story