Post Archive

December 2008

J.G., what Ehud Barak really wanted to achieve--not only by supporting the French-proposed cease fire but also by letting the public know about his recommendation--is...

Well, Israel has weighed on whether or not to accept a truce with Hamas . . . and declined the offer. The proposal, put forth...

Larry Kudlow praises Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for attempting to hold the line on stimulus spending. Kudlow explains: We don’t need bailout nation. Nor do...

As I watch the war in Gaza from afar, I have been reading, for completely unrelated purposes, Jonathan Spence's "memoir" of Chinese Emperor K'ang-hsi (r....

The HMS Caroline is sinking fast. This New York Post piece tells us that Mayor Bloomberg's previously helpful aide is backing off, adding via an unnamed...

A few weeks ago, Illinois Governor Blagojevich was recorded as saying he thought he could get at least a million dollars for Barack Obama's former...

The Israeli writer David Grossman has an op-ed that appears in both today's New York Times and Guardian. Grossman says that "the most important lesson...

The Nation is running an appeal for the "victims" in the Gaza Strip. Writing on the magazine's "Act Now" blog, a "guide to expressing informed...

“If someone was sending rockets on my house where my daughters were sleeping at night, I would do everything to stop it, and I would...

Realizing that passivity has backfired on him, President-elect Obama now objects to Blago's Senate pick, but clings to the Illinois Democrats' plan for "a process...

The contest for the RNC chairmanship stumbles along. The latest landmine is a potential "no bailout" motion that may come up for a vote at...

With the holiday season coming to a close, postal services worldwide are being inundated with two things: returned Brett Favre Jets jerseys and thank-you notes. How...