Notes for the upcoming front page
These are some sites of interest. These, as well as others will make their way on to the upcoming front page.


The Week In Congress .com
Presenting legislation without partisan bias and providing the opportunity to tell your representatives what you think about it is what does. The site is also designed as a source of story leads and research sources for freelance writers and staff writers in medium and small markets where it is often thought that what happens in Washington doesn't impact locally.
Spending an hour or less each week on Website will give you the knowledge you need to express your satisfaction or discontent with active legislation and the opportunity to send your opinion to Washington. It is rare that Members of Congress do not respond.

Public Information Research Name Base
Citations to names of individuals and groups involving :
* assassinations, organized crime, and scandals
* Wall Street and transnational corporations
* foreign policy and media establishments
* political elites from the Right and Left
* Cold War history and intelligence

Commentary Magazine

The National Security Strategy ... which calls for "encouraging free and open societies on every continent" -- sounds as if it could have come straight from the pages of Commentary magazine, the neocon bible.

Leadership Institute
The Leadership Institute is the premier training ground for tomorrow's conservative leaders.
Conservative leaders, organizations and activists rely on the Institute for the preparation they require for success.

The New American
THE NEW AMERICAN magazine is a valuable tool in confronting the liberal, mainstream media. Stories in the news are often used to appeal to our emotions and convince us to gradually surrender our freedoms. [url=]John Birch Society[/url]

StrategyPage's Prediction Market
Futures market for various world events

The American Conservative
Many voices will appear in the pages of The American Conservative — often in disagreement with one another.
We believe conservatism to be the most natural political tendency, rooted in man’s taste for the familiar, for family, for faith in God. We believe that true conservatism has a predisposition for the institutions and mores that exist. So much of what passes for contemporary conservatism is wedded to a kind of radicalism—fantasies of global hegemony, the hubristic notion of America as a universal nation for all the world’s peoples, a hyperglobal economy. In combination with an increasingly unveiled contempt for America’s long-standing allies, this is more a recipe for disaster.

Against it, we take our stand.

My Way [News]
My Way has partnered with the Internet's leading search providers - Google,, Yahoo! and LookSmart - to feature the world's best search engine, robust content from industry-leading sources, and full-portal personalization...all without banners, pop-ups, video ads, direct marketing and privacy concerns.

The Taxonomy of Logical Fallacies
The Taxonomy is more useful than the alphabetical index for studying the logical relationships between fallacies. To understand an individual fallacy, it may be helpful to move upward in the Taxonomy via the "Type" link, in order to understand the more general fallacy of which it is a subfallacy. Also, moving downward via the "Subfallacy" link can help in understanding a general fallacy through seeing a more specific version of it. Finally, moving sideways via the "Sibling" link can help to explain the nature of a fallacy by comparing it with a similar one of the same basic type. Some individual fallacies―such as Wishful Thinking―are found in more than one spot in the Taxonomy, which is because they are subfallacies of more than one type of fallacy.

The Federalist Society
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

Iran Didban
A fruitful website to play our part in revelations on Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization, the cult that killed our valuable people and youths. For years, the MKO, by misusing the Web and to advance its cyberterror aims, created tens of internet website so that now each part of organization has a website (hidden and apparent). Instead, the websites which reveal the real nature of Rajavi's cult are few; but these few website were very efficient in their work so that sometimes the revelations of these sites foiled the insidious plots of the Rajavis.
So, based on the views of other defectors and former members, the necessity of establishing a comprehensive reference website with the purpose of collecting and formulating complete information and different views on terrorist Mojahedin which can be useful for Iranian and non-Iranian researchers, was felt.

The Jamestown Foundation
The Jamestown Foundation’s mission is to inform and educate policy makers and the broader policy community about events and trends in those societies which are strategically or tactically important to the United States and which frequently restrict access to such information. Utilizing indigenous and primary sources, Jamestown’s material is delivered without political bias, filter or agenda.

Google Alerts (BETA)
Google Alerts are emails automatically sent to you when there are new Google results for your search terms. We currently offer four types of alerts: 'News,' 'Web,' 'News & Web,' and 'Groups.'

AhlulBayt Discussion Forum / Shia is a website dedicated to serving Muslims worldwide by providing them with an online community, formed in a way to allow interactions and exchanges of ideas and thoughts both in real-time and in a discussion board format. ShiaChat is for those who wish to seek the truth, no matter what religion, sect, or school of thought.

Harris Interactive
Harris Interactive market research helps our clients understand the drivers of decision making. By focusing on the full spectrum of the dynamics involved in making choices —and especially why those are made— we can help our clients make better choices too. Providing clients with this accurate knowledge will help them achieve measurable and enduring performance improvements.
We study people. Specifically, why people make the decisions they do and how our clients can best influence those decisions.

The Gallup Organization
The Gallup Organization employs many of the world's leading scientists in management, economics, psychology, and sociology. Gallup performance management systems help organizations boost organic growth by increasing customer engagement and maximizing employee productivity through measurement tools, coursework, and strategic advisory services.

Angus Reid Consultants
A partnership dedicated to understanding public opinion in North America and around the world. This commitment begins with our highly popular Global Scan service which provides a daily summary of published polling results from all over the globe.

Pars Times
This is a non-profit, non-partisan and totally independent website. It's mainly targeted for researches, scholars and investors. The site also aims at providing comprehensive information pertaining to Iran and the Middle East.

Digital National Security Archive
The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive collection of primary documents available. The database includes more than 60,000 of the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. There are 27 complete collections, each offering specialized insights. Integrated, they allow you to explore policy across several different areas at once.

Thousands of World Newspapers at your fingertips

China Daily Information Co
China Daily is the only national English-language newspaper in China.
Committed to helping the world know more about China and the country's integration with the international community, China Daily is regarded as one of the country's most authoritative English media outlets and an important source of information on Chinese politics, economy, society and culture. It is often called the "Voice of China" or "Window to China." China Daily also serves as important source for high-end Chinese readers who want to know more about the world. [Free-Iran]
Iranian Royalists' site

Foreign Policy In Focus
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a think tank for research, analysis, and action that brings together scholars, advocates, and activists who strive to make the United States a more responsible global partner.
FPIF provides timely analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs and recommends policy alternatives. We believe U.S. security and world stability are best advanced through a commitment to peace, justice and environmental protection as well as economic, political, and social rights. We advocate that diplomatic solutions, global cooperation, and grassroots participation guide foreign policy.

Free Congress Foundation
Free Congress Foundation is politically conservative, but it is more than that: it is also culturally conservative. Most think tanks talk about tax rates or the environment or welfare policy and occasionally we do also. But our main focus is on the Culture War. Will America return to the culture that made it great, our traditional, Judeo-Christian, Western culture?

Mallard Fillmore

The Harvard Sussex Program on Chemical and Biological Weapons
HSP is an inter-university collaboration for research, communication and training in support of informed public policy towards chemical and biological weapons.
HSP seeks to instill the traditions, practice and benefits of scholarship into the formation of public policy on issues involving biological and chemical weapons.

The National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) Terrorism Knowledge Base (TKB)
The MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT). The TKB is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research on domestic and international terrorism, with information on terrorist incidents, terrorism-related court cases, and terrorist groups and leaders. The TKB features a suite of sophisticated analytical tools, available free of charge to researchers, policymakers, journalists, emergency response personnel, and the general public.

GPO Access Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Search
Government Printing Office's searchable library. Public Papers of the Presidents is published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and is the official publication of United States Presidents' public writings, addresses, and remarks.

Political Place

Open CRS
American taxpayers spend nearly $100 million a year to fund the Congressional Research Service, a "think tank" that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events. Yet, these reports are not made available to the public in a way that they can be easily obtained. A project of the Center for Democracy & Technology, Open CRS provides citizens access to CRS Reports that are already in the public domain and encourages Congress to provide public access to all CRS Reports.

State Dept Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs

SECRECY NEWS is an email publication of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy. It provides informal coverage of new developments in secrecy, security and intelligence policies, as well as links to new acquisitions on our web site. It is published 2 to 3 times a week, or as events warrant.
Through research, advocacy, and public education, the FAS Project on Government Secrecy works to challenge excessive government secrecy and to promote public oversight.
FAS | Government Secrecy | Search

I Miss Republicans
Remember Republicans? Sober men in suits, pipes, who'd nod thoughtfully over their latest tract on market-driven fiscal conservatism while grinding out the numbers on rocket science. Remember those serious-looking 1950's-1960's science guys in the movies -- Republican to a one.

They were the grown-ups. They were the realists. Sure they were a bummer, maaaaan, but on the way to La Revolution you need somebody to remember where you parked the car.

How did they become the party of fairy dust and make believe?

National Security Archive
An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States.
03 Jun 2006 by Simon W. Moon