Post Archive

December 11, 2008

Haaretz quotes an unnamed source in the Obama camp who claims that President Obama will offer Israel protection under America’s “nuclear umbrella,” and respond to...

Although I'm not in a position to judge, many believe that Morton Feldman was one of great American composers of the 20th century.  At the...

. . . should be the coinage used to describe the percentage of intractable idiocy in a given population: "Blagojevich's approval rating at 7...

Clem, on Jennifer Rubin: Whoa, lets get a grip. Blago is a crook. All we have is the potential conversation between Rahm and Blago. DA says...

The good news for the SEIU is that the "official" named in the complaint does not appear to be head honcho Andy Stern. The rest...

The President-elect is unable to join the 11,000 politicians, business big-wigs, and environmentalists meeting in Poznan, Poland right now for the UN Framework Convention on...

One of the most lasting legacies of Watergate were these words of wisdom: "it's not the crime, it's the cover-up." At the time of Watergate,...

Today, in the Wall Street Journal, a West L.A. doyenne named Suzanne Sirof single-handedly offers the best reason ever given for forcibly confiscating money from...

I've written in this space before about "Feministing," the humorless, overly earnest feminist-oriented blog that manages to be both obnoxiously preening and unintentionally hilarious. The...

Joe Biden can't get a break. No visibility, no portfolio. And now the Blago scandal is shedding light on his own unseemly stunt with the...

P.J. O'Rourke wants in on the bailout. In today's Australian, he has a typically mordant piece, in which he asks the government to rescue print...

Reporting from Congo, New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen adds another sad chapter to the long, tragic story of United Nations peacekeeping failures. She...