Post Archive

June 27, 2008

Last night CONTENTIONS and Alarming News threw a little blogger get-together, and I'm happy to say the turnout was excellent, the conversation scintillating, and the...

Barely three years ago, the Syrian regime was under severe pressure. In the aftermath of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's assassination, Syria was...

Charles Krauthammer has a typically insightful column today on "the ever-malleable Mr. Obama." The earth's landscape is now littered with former Obama commitments, and his...

In one of his silliest columns in years, E. J. Dionne says that the majority in Heller abandoned originalism and precedent to reach a decision...

Liberal bloggers Andrew Sullivan and Josh Marshall are furiously attacking my comparison between Iraq and Germany. "There are almost countless differences between the two historical...

Let's take a break from all this politics and do some -- frankincense. In biblical times, this herb was used in the incense offered in...

Whether they defend or attack him, most media observers have figured out that Barack Obama is playing fast and loose with the recent Supreme Court...

Well, it's the end of the world as we know it. The Independent reports that "ice is on course to disappear entirely from the North...

Israel's leading newspaper is undergoing a political makeover. For decades, Israel's newspaper of record has suffered from a flagrant political bias of what can be...

In an election in which independent voters are thought to be key and voters blame excessive partisanship for what ills Washington, neither presidential candidate wants...

Others have pointed out that even after the Supreme Court's decision in Heller, it was not clear precisely what Barack Obama thought of the opinion....