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November 18, 2008

This statistic is from Bret Stephens' excellent piece in today's Wall Street Journal: The number of Americans who self-identify as liberals continues to fall, to 21%...

Management of the Big Three automakers will be on Capitol Hill today, begging for federal money to bail them out of the mess they...

Richard Cohen counsels Barack Obama to abandon Lincoln and embrace FDR. Forget about embracing your rivals, he says, and grab FDR's "willingness to try almost...

The situation in Iraq has improved dramatically, but has it gotten so good that interpreters for U.S. forces can walk around unmasked? The U.S. military...

William McGurn recounts NSC Advisor Stephen Hadley's courageous role in backing the surge, when virtually no one supported such an approach. McGurn then concludes: At bottom,...

The first challenge the nascent United States faced was the problem of the Barbary Pirates, who operated from a collection of city-states along the north...

Harvard economist Martin Feldstein explains the benefits of Chapter 11 for the auto industry: The Big Three pay much higher wages than production workers are paid...

How did Ehud Olmert respond to "a new upsurge in fighting" between Israel and the Palestinians? He demonstrated "goodwill," by promising to release 250 Palestinian prisoners. This...

A Mike Huckabee book, lashing out at conservative activists and his former opponents, appears aimed at those who have concluded the real problem in the...