Thursday, January 29, 2009

Larwyn's Link Kerplosion: Let's call it 'greenboarding'!

The Democratic Porkfest Bill of 2009: Hot Air
The stimulus is a fiscal straitjacket: Financial Times
Obama and Adviser "B": QandO

House Democrats' top 100 broken promises: GOP leader
The day America lost the War on Terror: Townhall
The 'Rangel Rule': National Review

GOP holds the line. It's a Dem Crap Sandwich: Malkin
A 40-year Wish List: WSJ
A useless exercise in government economic intervention: Strata-Sphere

Ohio charity threatens lawsuit over exposé: Pajamas Media
Mossad foils Hizbullah attack in Europe: JPost
Nothing's changed: a cartoon from 1956: Elder of Ziyon

Giving Russia no respect: QandO
What if Mexico collapses?: Hot Air
Congratulations, kids: you each now owe the government $50K!: Macsmind

A disgrace: Phil Gingrey: Organized Exploitation
Death Spiral: NY Times earnings plunge 48% in Q4: Jammie Wearing Fool
Searchable text version of Senate Generational Theft Act; House Dems’ package tops $1.1 trillion: Malkin

Pathetic 'Message': Obama's odd Islamic outreach: New York Post (Amir Taheri)

THE truth is that the Middle East is not much better off than at any time since its emergence as a geopolitical unit after World War I. Thanks to the transformation of America from a power guaranteeing the deadly status quo into one that supports reform and change, the region has started to experience new currents of democratization.

Afghanistan and Iraq have been liberated, their peoples given a chance to build new systems of their own choice. The Syrians have been kicked out of Lebanon. Libya has been disarmed. Egypt has been forced to allow multiparty presidential elections. More than a dozen Arab states have adopted constitutions and introduced some form of electoral politics. Kuwaiti women have won the right to vote and get elected.

Iran's democratic forces are encouraged to launch their campaign against the mullahs. The Islamists have been roundly defeated in Algeria, Egypt, Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

For the first time, the question of democracy is top of the political agenda in virtually every Muslim state...

Dennis Miller: Waterboarding needs a marketing makeover: let's face it, the water cuts down on CO2 with fewer terrorist exhales... let's call it greenboarding.