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November 24, 2008

My colleague Daniel Halper passes on this unintentionally hysterical interview by the Tufts Daily of Barney Frank. Of particular interest is his answer in response...

Gordon, David Boaz of CATO shares your skepticism: Some economists talk of “stimulating” the economy. But we’re already headed for a trillion-dollar deficit. If that won’t...

Barack Obama’s being elected President of the United States serves as an example of what talented Americans can achieve if they work hard, regardless of...

J.E. Dyer, on Gordon G. Chang: Wow, an awful lot of NOT remembering Bill Clinton here. I can’t agree that either Bush has been worse than...

Remember Syria? Less than a week ago, the International Atomic Energy Agency circulated its report on Syria among member states. And though its...

In late October, Emanuele pointed out that French President Nicholas Sarkozy criticized Barack Obama's talk-intensive approach to Iran as "utterly immature." The French government may...

Do you know how long the current global downturn will last? "We are convinced that we can overcome this crisis in a period of...

From The Nation: Not a single, solitary, actual dyed-in-the-wool progressive has, as far as I can tell, even been mentioned for a position in the new...

Throughout most of civilization, killing a man in front of his four-year-old daughter--and then fatally smashing the young girl's head against a rock--is considered a...

At today's press conference, President-elect Barack Obama announced his team and confirmed his essential approach: a big, big stimulus package is coming. The description of...

Some call it "analysis." Others admit it is mostly a political talking point. But whatever one decides to call it, the trend of speculating about...

You just knew this was going to happen: "Somali Pirates in Discussions to Acquire Citigroup."...