Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was a Hamas operative responsible for the murder of two Israeli soldiers. He took a little vacation to Dubai, where he was negotiating an arms shipment to the Hamas stronghold of Gaza.
Along the way he ran into misfortune.
Cue the outrage symphony:
‘This is not something that can just be swept [...]
Turns out there’s corruption in China.:
China indicted four Rio Tinto employees held since July and plans to prosecute them on allegations of bribery and violating commercial secrets, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.
Round up the usual suspects.
Yay, it’s back! And in the politics section of the Paper of Record, too!
(At) their first state dinner on Tuesday night, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, made sure to infuse the glittering gala with distinctive touches.
They hired a new florist, Laura Dowling, who bedecked the tented outdoor dining room with locally [...]
A new page in the “we are the world” edition of cultural relativism:
A hardline Islamist group in Somalia has begun publicly whipping women for wearing bras that they claim violate Islam as they are ‘deceptive’.
The insurgent group Al Shabaab has sent gunmen into the streets of Mogadishu to round up any women [...]
“Obama calls Kanye ‘jackass.’”
The truth is a defense to libel.
I remain committed to speaking no ill. But I decline to be silent in the face of this piece of moral absurdity from Chicago Tribune op-ed writer Eric Zorn:
This thought experiment invites a question to which there is no nonpartisan answer: Was it just as well that we didn’t — couldn’t — have [...]
Sometimes they make it too easy.
71% Say Obama’s Policies Have Driven Up Deficit
Seventy-one percent (71%) of U.S. voters say President Obama’s policies have increased the size of the federal deficit, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.
It’s one thing to wonder whether Keynesian economics are or are not discredited, or to noodle over the validity [...]
Callow student at elite university falls prey to Marxist indoctrination, betrays country, expresses remorse.
In an exceptionally magnanimous gesture, North Korea today fired a series of rockets into the sea in celebration of 233 years of freedom and democracy. This extraordinary display of fireworks in recognition of America’s Independence Day would have ordinarily been unthinkable for an envious regime that maintains its tenuous claim to legitimacy only through [...]