The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Welfare for Terrorists

He repaid British taxpayers by becoming an ISIS killer: Jihadi John and his asylum-seeking family have milked the British benefits system for 20 years, the Mail can reveal today. Housing the Islamic State executioner and his relatives in affluent parts of London has cost taxpayers up to £400,000. One landlord said Mohammed Emwazi’s family were ‘parasites’ […]

Bibi Speaks, Pelosi Weeps

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of the U.S. Congress today, over the objections of Democrats who said . . . Well, what, exactly? The basis of their objection was something like, “The Republicans didn’t ask nice and Bibi’s just two weeks away from re-election.” And I’m like, “So?” It is […]

ISIS Killer Identified as Computer Science Major Mohammed Emwazi

Don’t tell @MarieHarf this, but middle-class Muslims from England with university degrees become radical Islamic terrorists: The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked man with a British accent who has beheaded several hostages held by the Islamic State and who taunts audiences in videos circulated widely online. But his real name, according to […]

You Had Me at ‘Pansexual’

Kathy Shaidle on Twitter called my attention to this video, shot at a protest Tuesday in Toronto about a proposed new sex education curriculum in Ontario schools. Critics of the curriculum are criticizing the province’s Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne (who is a lesbian, as Canadian Liberals usually are), and there was a rally Tuesday that […]

Jihad in Denmark?

Two people were killed and five wounded in two separate shooting incidents Saturday in Copenhagen, Denmark. The first shooting was at a free speech event featuring a cartoonist who had mocked the Prophet Muhammad and the second shooting was at a nearby synagogue. Pamela Geller at Atlas Shrugs is following developments. (Hat-tip: Memeorandum.)   Amazon.com […]

Facts Are the New Hate

In Canada, a group called “Emerging Leaders” proclaims its mission to create “a more vibrant, inclusive, and dynamic . . . community for the future” in London, Ontario. If you suspect “vibrant, inclusive, and dynamic” are just a roundabout way of saying flamboyantly gay, you’ve probably heard about the survey these Emerging Leaders conducted “to […]

U.S.-Backed Subversion in Israel?

Alana Goodman at the Free Beacon reports astonishing news: A U.S. State Department-funded group is financing an Israeli campaign to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and has hired former Obama aides to help with its grassroots organizing efforts. U.S.-based activist group OneVoice International has partnered with V15, an “independent grassroots movement” in Israel that is […]

European Economic Crisis?

There is a lot of very important news out there today, but perhaps nothing is really more important than this: The completely unexpected decision of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to remove the 1.20 floor on the Swiss franc against the euro [last week] was one of the biggest currency shocks since the collapse of the […]

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