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Obama's On-Again, Off-Limits-Again Personal Biography

President Obama will give a speech to American schoolchildren today. In that speech, he will exhort them to study hard and get an education. Then, according to the White House, he will add a bit of personal biography: When I

Shed No Tears for CNN's Octavia Nasr Or Ayatollah Fadlallah

After a kerfuffle regarding an ill-advised tweet, Octavia Nasr has been dismissed from CNN. The tweet in question read, “Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah… One of Hezbollah’s giants I respect a lot.” [youtube gau2O6FPW6A

Paging Andrew Sullivan: Levi Johnston Lied About the Palin Family

In an fascinating development for Sarah Palin fans, readers of People magazine, and people who think it’s best to believe a woman when she claims the infant she’s carrying is her biological child, Levi Johnston has publicly apologized to the

Death Comes for the Democratic Moderates

Since President Obama’s elevation to Intergalactic Superstar Caesar in November 2008, the media has been busy writing obituaries for the GOP. Most of these unwelcome mourners have offered nuggets of advice along the lines of, “Why don’t you try being

Who Speaks for Gao Zhisheng and the 'Desaparecidos' of China?

“America must always stand on the side of human dignity.” – President Barack Obama I would like to thank the mainstream media for remembering Gao Zhisheng. One should give credit where credit is due, and in this case, it is

The Big Losers in Today's Supreme Court Decision? The MSM.

This morning, the Supreme Court handed down its opinion in the case of Citizens United v. FEC. The upshot of the decision is that “the Government may not suppress political speech on the basis of the speaker’s corporate identity.” Federal