Post Archive

December 5, 2008

The Department of Defense announced today a long-overdue initiative to enroll foreigners to fill critical needs in the U.S. armed forces. Under a pilot program,...

The New York Times reports on the end of today's bailout hearing: As Mr. [Barney] Frank adjourns the hearing, he admits that aid for the automakers...

 soccer dad, on Shmuel Rosner: Well Bush sent Powell to Durban I under pressure from the Congressional Black Caucus. But when the U.S. couldn't get Durbanites...

America lost 533,000 jobs in November, according to the Labor Department's monthly jobs report released today. The unemployment rate now stands at 6.7 percent....

Funny, I could have sworn Obama supporters used to say something about his election heralding the end of non-deserving American dynasties? "The crazy speculation about Hillary...

The best book Senator John Kerry has read in the last year is Bob Woodward's The War Within: Bob Woodward’s “The War Within”. Amazing piece of...

Does this sound like a man who's accepted his place in the shadows? The United States is at risk of sinking into deflation and president-elect Barack...

Charles Krauthammer reminds us that, in the aftermath of the Mumbai massacre, we shouldn't lose track of the remarkable, once-in-a-generation achievement in the Middle East:...

Claudia Rosett wrote a sensible article about the coming Durban-2 summit in Forbes. For those unfamiliar with Durban-1, or the idea of Durban, what we're...

It seems that the alternative mode of transportation taken by the Big Three CEO's to Washington D.C. didn't deliver a different result. At least not now....

Abe makes some excellent points regarding the probable meaninglessness of President-Elect Barack Obama's proposed address to the Muslim world from an Islamic capital.  Justin's question...

From the "Ya think?" file on Chris Matthews' very public consideration of a Senate run: "If Matthews is serious about running, some within the network...