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Daniel Levin

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Does the Tea Party Love the Constitution?

(90) Comments | Posted August 5, 2011 | 10:47 AM

Who would the Founding Fathers vote for? Not who you think.

In the absence of strong political leadership these days, many activists are going back to basics. Move over Ronald Reagan, Americans are invoking Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in their discourse about the country's direction. Tea Party activists...

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The Time Square Vendors: The Real Hero vs. Jack Bauer

(2) Comments | Posted May 3, 2010 | 9:54 PM

It was brought to my attention that today marks the paperback release of my thriller, The Last Ember -- in which a bomb suspect is caught on a blurry surveillance camera at a popular tourist destination.

Sound familiar?

Yesterday's New York Times provided an eerily similar image -...

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The Dubai Art Fair and His Highness' Censors

(7) Comments | Posted March 26, 2010 | 1:19 PM

At last week's Art Dubai -- the UAE's answer to Miami's Art Basel -- government censors played a larger than expected role in policing the display of contemporary art. While researching my next thriller novel, I dropped by the four day festival at the Jumeirah Beach Resort. The festival was...

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Auschwitz Sign Stolen: The Historical Implications are Disturbing

(53) Comments | Posted December 18, 2009 | 3:10 PM

Yesterday's theft of the iron "arbeit macht freit" ("work makes you free") sign at the Auschwitz memorial, may signal more than disrespect for the Holocaust. It may be yet another attempt to erase it.

Holocaust revisionists have long accused the structures of Auschwitz as being replicas, fabrications. They have...

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Riot Crackdown at the Temple Mount

(31) Comments | Posted October 25, 2009 | 8:21 PM

Thanks to all for your comments.

As most of you know, control for the Temple Mount -- both politically and historically -- continues to wage in Jerusalem this week. Today, Palestinians called the Temple Mount "a red line that Israel should not cross." The Waqf Authority, a secretive Islamic land...

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Historical Revisionism on the Temple Mount

(31) Comments | Posted October 19, 2009 | 4:10 PM

Last week, clashes on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem provided a Fatah spokesman, Dmitri Dilani, another opportunity to reaffirm the Palestinian Authority's denial of any Christian or Jewish historical connection to the Temple Mount. "Do not call it the Temple Mount," Dilani corrected an American interviewer. "No one can find...

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