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The taxpayer-subsidized illegal alien help line

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 02:37 PM

No doubt Janet Napolitano will find a way to praise this as an example of her homeland security system working: A group of California artists wants Mexicans and Central Americans to have more than just a few cans of tuna and a jug of water for their illegal trek through the harsh desert into the […]

Poor Obama: Being president is exhausting

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 01:41 PM

Jetting off for Broadway dates, undeserved Peace Prizes, botched Crony-lympics bids, and world apology tours is hard work, don’t you know? Cue the world’s smallest violin: After a sleepless, overnight flight to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this month, President Barack Obama made a not altogether surprising admission. He was tired. Who […]

The crackdown in Iran

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 10:31 AM

The Guardian details the latest on the new wave of arrests in Iran amid another round of regime complaints that the homegrown protests are Western-fomented: Authorities in Iran intensified their drive to snuff out the opposition movement overnight by arresting the relatives of prominent activists, including the sister of the Nobel laureate and human rights […]

Open thread: Obama’s statement on the Christmas Day jihadi attack; Perfunctory, hasty, and bloodless

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2009 02:50 PM

Scroll for updates… President Obama is scheduled to make a public statement this afternoon on the Christmas Day jihadi attack at around 3pm Eastern. Sure bet: He won’t use the word “jihad.” Via AP: The White House says President Barack Obama is preparing to make his first public statement on the Christmas Day terrorist attack […]

Corruptocrat Chris Dodd gets his comeuppance

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2009 01:02 PM

“You’re not gonna get re-elected.”

Breaking: Second Nigerian on Detroit-bound flight arrested; Update: “Stomach problems”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 02:40 PM

Jihadists never rest. And their m.o. has always been: Try, try again. Hello: The Associated Press has learned that a second Nigerian man has been taken into custody aboard a jetliner in Detroit after locking himself in the airliner’s bathroom. A law enforcement official tells the AP that the incident took place aboard the same […]

Clown alert: Janet Napolitano says the “system worked;” Update: And now…J-No’s about-(clown)face

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 01:31 PM

Obama’s biggest joker.

The myth of the poor, oppressed jihadist

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 12:48 PM

The Independent of London has a piece up today on the wealthy, pampered lifestyle of would-be Christmas Day bomber Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab. The Nigerian elite enginnering student studied at one of Britain’s leading universities, “lived a gilded life” and “stayed in a £2m flat.” The Independent says Abdulmatallab’s privileged status is “surprising” — “a very […]

Incident on NWA Flight 253? Update: suspect claims al Qaeda direction; Update: An attempted act of terror

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2009 03:45 PM

Scroll for updates… Via BNONews, a passenger on Detroit-bound NWA Flight 253 was arrested in what MAY have been an attempted hijacking. Also reports that the suspect may have attenpted to light something. TSA and FBI investigating. Update: MSNBC retracting story, according to BNONews. FoxNews and other reporting the arrested passenger lit firecrackers. ABC News […]

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2009 10:05 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas! “Gloria in excelsis Deo” – King’s College Choir: Please keep our troops in your prayers. In Afghanistan, our soldiers are hard at work: ”This is my third Christmas away from family, the first two were in Iraq and then one here,” Sgt. David Nix, from Charlotte, North Carlina, said, […]