Tag: Fighting the Islamists

Everyone's a Criminal, Except the Criminals.

Everyone's a Criminal, Except the Criminals.

| May 10, 2009 | Reply

This is why you don’t hire a politician without an ounce of law enforcement experience to handle homeland security: “One of the things that we need to be sensitive to is the very real feeling among southern border states and in Mexico that if things are being done on the Mexican border, they should also […]

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Everyone’s a Criminal, Except the Criminals.

Everyone’s a Criminal, Except the Criminals.

| May 10, 2009 | Reply

This is why you don’t hire a politician without an ounce of law enforcement experience to handle homeland security: “One of the things that we need to be sensitive to is the very real feeling among southern border states and in Mexico that if things are being done on the Mexican border, they should also […]

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Obama’s National Security Policy Reduced to a Shrug

Obama’s National Security Policy Reduced to a Shrug

| May 9, 2009 | 5 Replies

I think this, from Debra Burlingame, is a very appropriate summation of the Obama administration’s thoughts on the war we’re fighting against the Islamists. Many family members pressed for Guantanamo to remain open and for the military commissions to go forward. Mr. Obama allowed that the detention center had been unfairly confused with Abu Ghraib, […]

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Obama's National Security Policy Reduced to a Shrug

Obama's National Security Policy Reduced to a Shrug

| May 9, 2009 | 5 Replies

I think this, from Debra Burlingame, is a very appropriate summation of the Obama administration’s thoughts on the war we’re fighting against the Islamists. Many family members pressed for Guantanamo to remain open and for the military commissions to go forward. Mr. Obama allowed that the detention center had been unfairly confused with Abu Ghraib, […]

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Oddly Enough, the Most Severe Crime During the Rape of Nanking Wasn’t Waterboarding

Oddly Enough, the Most Severe Crime During the Rape of Nanking Wasn’t Waterboarding

| April 26, 2009 | 2 Replies

One of thee days, Paul Begala will be right about something important. I don’t know when that will happen, but it’s bound to. Law of averages and all. At least he was polite when he was wrong. That’s by far the exception. Hemingway’s post is well worth your time, if for no other reason than […]

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Oddly Enough, the Most Severe Crime During the Rape of Nanking Wasn't Waterboarding

Oddly Enough, the Most Severe Crime During the Rape of Nanking Wasn't Waterboarding

| April 26, 2009 | 2 Replies

One of thee days, Paul Begala will be right about something important. I don’t know when that will happen, but it’s bound to. Law of averages and all. At least he was polite when he was wrong. That’s by far the exception. Hemingway’s post is well worth your time, if for no other reason than […]

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Torture Trials? By All Means, Let’s Have Them!

Torture Trials? By All Means, Let’s Have Them!

| April 25, 2009 | 2 Replies

I was all set this morning to sit down and write a longish essay on the alleged torture memos, the left’s salivation over potential “truth commissions”, and why, after spending a couple days reading news reports and commentary on the subjects, I think we should have those hearings. But now I can’t because Noam Emerie […]

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Torture Trials? By All Means, Let's Have Them!

Torture Trials? By All Means, Let's Have Them!

| April 25, 2009 | 2 Replies

I was all set this morning to sit down and write a longish essay on the alleged torture memos, the left’s salivation over potential “truth commissions”, and why, after spending a couple days reading news reports and commentary on the subjects, I think we should have those hearings. But now I can’t because Noam Emerie […]

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What You’ve Heard About Waterboarding is Wrong

What You’ve Heard About Waterboarding is Wrong

| April 23, 2009 | 2 Replies

Well, color me shocked. It turns out that most of what we’ve heard about waterboarding this week from our objective, professional, dedicated to truth media has been wrong. A Corner exclusive: How many times have you read and heard in the mainstream media that terrorists were waterboarded more than 180 times? It turns out that’s […]

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What You've Heard About Waterboarding is Wrong

What You've Heard About Waterboarding is Wrong

| April 23, 2009 | 2 Replies

Well, color me shocked. It turns out that most of what we’ve heard about waterboarding this week from our objective, professional, dedicated to truth media has been wrong. A Corner exclusive: How many times have you read and heard in the mainstream media that terrorists were waterboarded more than 180 times? It turns out that’s […]

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