Post Archive

December 4, 2008

According to the New York Post: DISGRACED former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has a new gig: columnist for Slate.com, opining every other week about government regulation and...

Abe has discussed the difficulties Obama must face in choosing a Muslim capital for a possible foreign policy speech, but I wonder about the general...

I am far from knowledgeable about health care, but one thing I have read in many different places is that survival rates for many diseases...

Ahithophel, on Abe Greenwald: Abe, you make a fine point: "the delusional expectations placed on Barack Obama by his fans are a necessary counterpart to their...

Barack Obama is toying with the idea of making a speech from an Islamic capital within his first 100 days in office. The scuttlebutt is...

What's really going on with the auto bailout? The Big Three are making their case, and Sen. Chris Dodd seems to have the task of...

How do we improve our relationship with Moscow? Today, Prime Minster Vladimir Putin, during a televised question-and-answer session with the Russian people, helpfully gave...

The plague of piracy menacing shipping off the coast of Africa has set off a search for creative solutions. Various navies have mobilized...

In the December 18 issue of The New York Review of Books, Darryl Pinckney has a piece adapted from comments he made at a November...

Michael Barone looks at the Georgia Senate runoff and finds: The Obama campaign did a magnificent job of turning out black voters in rural and small-town...

Apropos my posting yesterday on the newly named U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice--who told Stanford University's alumni magazine that during her visit...

In recent days and weeks, some people were entertaining the idea of having NATO patrol the Palestinian territories as part of a comprehensive peace deal...