Obama’s Applause Lines Tell Us Everything

Click to watch excerpts of Obama's UN speech. David Horowitz commented on The One’s sellout speech to the UN this morning. Sometimes one stray fact is enough to tell a whole story: The biggest applause lines by far were his declaration that “America does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements,” and his pledge to end the Israeli “occupation that began in 1967.” The chamber … [Read more...]

Obama’s Dangerous UN Agenda

Much commentary about Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, has focused on his description of pre-Obama America as a deadbeat, lawless, foot-dragging country that tortures innocent Muslims, or did until his glorious ascension to the right hand of power. The predictable emphasis on the speech’s most offensive aspects overlooks more dangerous points: the … [Read more...]

Bigot-in-Chief

President Obama won the White House with the majority support of nominal Roman Catholics. According to polls, 54 percent of Catholics voted for Obama, and half supported his speaking at Notre Dame. There, Obama called for understanding in the culture wars, pleading, “Each side will continue to make its case to the public with passion and conviction, but surely we can do so without reducing those … [Read more...]

Kennedy’s Illness, and the Left’s

THE MEDIA KEEP REMINDING US OF THE ISSUES THAT DIVIDE us as a nation: Iraq, different approaches about reviving the economy, socialized medicine, the role of mankind in global warming, gay marriage, social issues, and many others. As Ted Kennedy’s recently diagnosed brain tumor demonstrated, Right and Left are also divided based on whether they display basic human decency when misfortunes befall a … [Read more...]