Post Archive

December 12, 2008

James23, on Abe Greenwald: What do you mean, Abe? We still don't have the full story on Palin's tanning bed. Finish that story first, before you...

How hard can it be to find out who in the transition camp said what to whom about the U.S. Senate seat, Ben Smith coyly...

Today's newspapers bring a slew of interesting articles about Afghanistan: In the Washington Post, Ann Scott Tyson recounts an inspiring story of heroism by...

In trying to "solve" the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, policymakers and analysts typically seek to address some of the following problems: Palestinian terrorism, Israeli settlement-building, contested sovereignty...

From the AP: President-elect Barack Obama has asked if his family can move into Blair House near the White House a little early, but the Bush...

This account explains precisely why the White House move to loosen the TARP funds is so destructive: [Sen. Bob] Corker said he told Ron Gettelfinger, the...

No, it's not Jimmy Carter, because that brittle, vain man has already passed from odiousness into irrelevancy.  This week, it's Oliver Stone, who opened Dubai's...

It is good to see that Multi-National Division-Baghdad has removed its ban on interpreters wearing masks. I and many others had protested against...

There are many well-known reasons to oppose American "engagement" with Iran: the U.S. is not in a position of relative strength, but weakness; diplomacy will...

President-elect Barack Obama, who played little if any role in the final negotiations on the car bailout, pronounces himself "disappointed" by the collapse of the...

The White House put out a statement indicating the President might, after all of this, resort to the use of TARP funds to bail out...

Barack Obama's approval ratings have remained sky high, despite any association with Rod Blagojevich. Two out of three respondents in the most recent NBC...