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The late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden (AP Photo/File)

Al Qaeda members list recalls inter-connectedness of jihad

JustSecurity reports that federal prosecutors have unveiled an Al Qaeda "members list" in the trial of Khaled al-Fawwaz, an Al Qaeda facilitator who dealt with the media, helping to facilitate fatwas, and arrange interviews, including the famous Bin Laden interview with Peter Arnett. The list has been in the hands of Law enforcement since 2001 but only recently made public.

The Obama Administration Iran Nuclear Policy (Illustration by Michael Ramirez for Creators Syndicate)

Obama's 'Big Lie' on Iran

Totalitarians have long employed "the Big Lie" to obscure reality and mislead their publics. They just repeat a falsehood often and authoritatively enough, and most people will eventually come to believe it's true.

The Obama Administration Iran Nuclear Policy (Illustration by Michael Ramirez for Creators Syndicate)

Obama's 'Big Lie' on Iran

Totalitarians have long employed "the Big Lie" to obscure reality and mislead their publics. They just repeat a falsehood often and authoritatively enough, and most people will eventually come to believe it's true.

Students Isabel Onisile, 11, left, and Octavia McKindra, 11, attend a rally at the Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School at the National School Choice Week Capitol celebration in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. An estimated 500 students, parents and teachers, many wearing bright yellow scarves and carrying signs that said "I trust parents" gathered near the Capitol in Carson City on Wednesday to show their support for measures that would make it easier for families to move their children to charter or private schools. (AP Photo/Nevada Appeal, Brad Coman)

School Choice Week: a reminder we need more options

No parent should be left without any options but to move to a different district. That is why policymakers should listen to the students, teachers and families that are calling for greater educational options during School Choice Week.

** FILE ** President John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 1961. (Associated Press)

Neo-con stupidity

Stupidity, thy name is neo-cons. Their trademark is to hallucinate about "moderate forces" from South Asia to the Sahel; and, to urge the United States to partner with them to defeat extremism and spread democracy, the rule of law and secularism throughout the solar system.

President Barack Obama speaks during a celebration in honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Fort Myer, Va. Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and top military brass praised Hagel at a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall. Obama said the country is grateful for military progress on Hagel's watch.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)  **FILE**

Obama's perpetual campaigning raises questions

- The Washington Times

President Obama seems to be in perpetual campaign mode, using the State of the Union to pitch an unrealistic utopia in which the rich are taxed into poverty, and everyone else gets everything else for free. Now that this annual speech is becoming a distant memory, the focus is shifting to the policies he proposed, both in the speech and the days after. Yet, this focus on his policy proposals has me questioning a few things.