Many Missteps in Assessment of ISIS Threat

By late last year, classified American intelligence reports painted an increasingly ominous picture of a growing threat from Sunni extremists in Syria, according to senior intelligence and military officials. Continue reading

What We’ve Learned From Four Years of Diving Into Dollars for Docs

by Charles Ornstein, Eric Sagara and Ryann Grochowski Jones,  ProPublica

This story was co-published with The New York Times.

On Tuesday, the federal government is expected to release details of payments to doctors by every pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer in the country. Continue reading

Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

by Jake Bernstein,  ProPublica

Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set its sights on reform. Continue reading

Watch Bill Gates Confirm Everybody’s Worst Fears About Common Core

by Robby Soave,  Reason

Common Core critics contend that national education standards will erode local decision-making on school issues while promoting a national curriculum of sorts. Continue reading

The Inconvenient Truths of Evil and ISIS

by Bill S(Diary),  Red State

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that we must eradicate the evil of ISIS by killing them.  Continue reading

Boy killed because he might grow up Christian [VIDEO]

Alana Cook,  WND

A Christian girl who fled Nigeria after Islamic terrorists killed her family on Tuesday relayed to journalists in Washington the macabre conversation Boko Haram members had just before they shot and killed her brother. Continue reading

Atlanta cheating scandal moves to the courtroom

by Amanda Paulson,  The Christian Science Monitor

Prosecutors on Monday outlined the case against a dozen former principals, teachers, and administrators accused of orchestrating a massive cheating conspiracy in 2009 in Atlanta public schools, Continue reading

History’s largest trade agreements are being negotiated in secret

by Alvaro Guzman Bastida,  AlJazeera

In August 2007, then–presidential candidate Barack Obama vowed that, if elected, he would “immediately” amend the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Continue reading

Inciting Murder

TOM ROGAN,  The Weekly Standard

From the Sinai to Sydney, the Islamic State is extending its death fetish across the world. Continue reading

The Difference Between White People and Black People

Jim Goad,  Taki’s Magazine

Imagine for a moment that you are an intelligent and self-sufficient Martian living in a plush, temperature-controlled trailer home somewhere amid the vast frozen plains of that lonely red planet. Continue reading