Archive for: February 17, 2011

February 17, 2011

Border War: Counterinsurgency needed at US-Mexico border, says lawmaker

Filed under: American National Security - 17 Feb 2011

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano’s recent visit to the U.S.-Mexican border was less than admirable, according to many law enforcement commanders. She accused them and others of exaggerating the danger and violence within border states such as Arizona, California …

GOP reveals hypocrisy with Patriot Act vote

By Chris Slavens

Both parties in the House failed to muster enough votes to extend controversial provisions of the Patriot Act on February 8, which required a two-thirds majority.

The Arab Tea Parties

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,In The News - 17 Feb 2011

By: Richard Billies

Over seven years ago President George W. Bush called for governments throughout the Middle East to make democratic reforms, insisting that “freedom can be the future of every nation.” In a speech to the National Endowment for …

Gosnell’s Guardians: Philly killer had plenty of help

News accounts of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell have portrayed him as an isolated lunatic, who committed acts so heinous that nobody else in his profession could have dreamt they were happening. That’s an understandable perception, but is it true?