Post Archive

January 16, 2008

I just got off a conference a call with a feisty John McCain in South Carolina. The big news in his campaign is today’s endorsement...

The Road Map is officially dead. Its cause of death: the Bush administration’s impatience. In a stunningly frank statement to the Washington Times,...

One of the benefits of spending the past couple of weeks tracking down and reading Ron Paul's old newsletters, interviewing his past and present associates...

Yesterday, George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and Sam Nunn repeated their arguments for complete nuclear disarmament in the Wall Street Journal. “With nuclear...

According to The Hill, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has reversed his position on a federal ban aimed at workplace smoking and now believes the issue...

A reader of Connecting the Dots by the name of "Soccer Dad" has made a noteworthy point about the opposition of Clark Hoyt, the Times's...

On Saturday the Iraqi parliament passed the “Accountability and Justice Law,” which is intended to make it easier for former members of Saddam Hussein’s Baath...

It didn’t take long for Bill Clinton to get his wish. The media is now bathing Hillary in the delirious adoration of which she’d been...

Dan Murphy, a Christian Science Monitor reporter, files a piece from Gaza City improbably titled "Fertilizer, frustration fuel Gaza's rockets." One can't come down too...

says UN envoy to Iraq Staffan de Mistura of Iraq's disparate political, religious, and ethnic factions: "We do not feel a real spirit of reconciliation developing...

Among my various regular household duties, sorting bottles, paper, metal, and other forms of refuse, as mandated by local recycling law, is irksome, especially because...