Politics and Reality

Stephen Colbert recently interviewed Washington DC’s shadow member of Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton.  The YouTube web site has the very funny video, especially the part where Colbert argues with Norton about discrimination, sexual harassment, etc.

Middle Eastern Update

Hezbollah is a group of 15,000 well-armed terrorists that are accountable to no one except the rogue nations of Syria and Iran.  The concepts of “disproportionate response”, “moral equivalency”, or other inventions of western culture are simply not applicable. You

German Views on the Middle East

An interesting editorial in the German newspaper/site Der Spiegel…   Matthias Kuntzel indicates the reasons “Why Israel’s Reaction is Right”.  For a European, he highlights some interesting observations and conclusions: In 2003, 59 percent of all Europeans pointed to Israel as

Myths of Moslem Superiority

There appears to be a popular myth that at one time the Arab Moslems contributed greatly to modern culture, science, and technology… well, there is an article in the Brussels Journal that claims otherwise: When the Arab Muslims, a collection

US Congressmen Who Declined to Support Israel

On Thursday the US House of Representatives voted 410 to 8 in favor of a resolution “condemning the recent attacks against the State of Israel, holding terrorists and their state-sponsors accountable for such attacks, [and] supporting Israel’s right to defend itself.”

Straddling a Fence

Here is a good example of the inane logic of the US Senate… In May, amid great public clamor about the unchecked flow of illegal immigrants from Mexico, the U.S. Senate voted 83-16 in favor of building nearly 400 miles

Hezbollah threatens the United States

According to a recent article in WorldNetDaily, Hezbollah’ threats to attack U.S. interests around the world are being taken seriously by U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials who say the group’s agents have attempted illegal entry into the country through the

Kuwait Supports Israel’s Position?

You probably know the old proverb, Arabs will support the position of Israel “when pigs fly” (kosher pigs?)… Well, the editor-in-chief of the Kuwait Arab Times, endorses Jerusalem’s self-defense:  “… Unfortunately we must admit that in such a war the

Decoding the Bible

With the recent interest in the veracity of biblical stories, as evidenced by interest in movies such as the Da Vinci Code, there is a new effort in the Middle East to validate the Bible.  A recent article in the Jerusalem