Post Archive

February 2009

Disconnected? That's the New York Times take on the Obama administration, but there is a silver lining: The economy is spiraling down at an accelerating pace,...

As a foreign policy issue, human rights has historically been a no-brainer for both Democrats and Republicans. Conservatives pushed Stalinist regimes on their records of...

Marty Peretz writes of the decision not to attend Durban II and of the appointment of Chas Freeman: I have an instinct that the finale for...

David Brooks remains torn.  The president is not governing as the candidate he promised to be, but instead as a far left pol. Brooks declares Obama's...

We learn from this report that the U.S. will not be attending Durban II: White House aides told Jewish leaders on a conference call today that...

The president's decision to withdraw troops from Iraq with a sort-of firm deadline is meeting with generally favorable reviews. It could have been worse --...

In discussing Hurricane Katrina, people never tire of maintaining there was "enough blame to go around." Every sensitive American knows to cite "the failure of...

Jonathan, the extent of Chas Freeman's extremism and the degree to which the left has embraced anti-American quackery should not be shocking. But it is...

Perhaps the most intriguing and least easy to categorize speech at CPAC came from Newt Gingrich. It was the most partisan of assaults and the...

soccer dad, on Jonathan Tobin: What's surprising about this? Given the support J-Street has from the likes of Lincoln Chafee, one can only conclude that to...

Today's New York Times "Escapes" section features the antics of grown-up kids who gather in Annville, Pa. to play soldiers and re-enact the Battle of the...

Mickey Kaus asks a good question: "Why do I get the impression that if Bernanke is right, and we avoid a redemptive New Dealish ordeal,...