The Hillary Papers

Archive of 'closest friend' paints portrait of ruthless First Lady

The papers of Diane Blair, a political science professor Hillary Clinton described as her “closest friend” before Blair’s death in 2000, record years of candid conversations with the Clintons on issues ranging from single-payer health care to Monica Lewinsky.

Iranian Navy Commander Vows to Sink U.S. Warships

War rhetoric comes as Tehran enters U.S. waters

A top Iranian naval commander threatened to destroy U.S. warships and kill American soldiers just a day after Iranian vessels approached U.S. waters for the first time in history.

Sunday Show Round Up

Democrats tried on Sunday to spin news from the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which found that over 2 million workers would eventually limit work hours in order to avoid losing federal health care subsidies.

A Revolting Development

Review of Fred Siegel’s ‘The Revolt Against the Masses’

Crowd gathered at the White HouseFrom the perspective of a conservative, what is the appeal of reading an intellectual history of the American left? In the age of Obama, it would be quite like reading a history of the root canal. Yet, if some plucky publisher were to enlist Fred Siegel to put that book together, it might just be a decent read. At least when it comes to the American left, Siegel has put together an eminently readable and entertaining work with a novel and persuasive thesis.

Shut It Down

DNI, HHS urged to shut Obamacare website until security issues resolved

healthcare.govPresident Barack Obama and two senior aides are being urged to suspend all use of the Obamacare computer network until recent U.S. intelligence warnings of potential cyber attacks from Belarus are resolved.

America’s Greatest Newspaper Crime Blotter

Feature: ‘Creeps,’ ‘lunatics,’ and ‘pit bulls’ comprise Cave Junction’s criminal class

Sitting in the Junction Inn restaurant and lounge, this reporter picked up a copy of the Illinois Valley News to go with his cheeseburger and discovered what is quite possibly the best crime blotter in American journalism.

Al Qaeda Inc. on the Rise

Experts: Al Qaeda’s brand is stronger than ever

A panel of terrorism and national security experts at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies said Wednesday that al Qaeda’s brand is the strongest its ever been, contrary to administration claims.

USDA Considering New Zoo Regs at Request of PETA

PETA concerned bears are ‘stressed, frustrated, and bored’

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering adopting new regulations for zoos at the request of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) that would require “humane” treatment for bears.