Post Archive

February 2, 2009

The muted reaction of Republicans to Tom Daschle's multiple tax issues is somewhat baffling. A couple of explanations are possible. First, Roll Call (subscription required) suggests the GOP...

CK MacLeod, on Abe Greenwald: Had the Taliban surrendered bin laden and had Saddam disarmed, both would still be in power today (in fact, one still...

The problem all presidents face is that people around them don't tell them when they are saying silly things. Example #1, on the potential release of...

Many on the Left are citing President Obama's recently signed "Executive Order - Ensuring Lawful Interrogation" as a rejection of the "Bush policy" of extraordinary...

Sunday talk-shows were filled with a "wait and see" sort of mumbling and foot-shuffling from both Democratic and Republican Senators (except for the refreshingly blunt...

Here is another worrisome indication that defense-budget cuts are indeed in the offing. According to this article in Defense News: Confronted by two costly wars and...

I eagerly checked the New York Times online ( I wouldn't dream of paying for it) to see which lucky conservative writer would be the replacement...

A few weeks ago, I noted that the Brooklyn Cyclones would be honoring President Barack Obama by renaming themselves the "Baracklyn Cyclones" for their June...

President Obama's overtures toward Tehran have reportedly had a heartening effect on Iranian human rights activists. Considering that Obama never uttered the term "human rights"...

Well, the Nancy Pelosi economic stimulus plan turned out to be a bust. Robert J.Samuelson explains: The decision by Obama and Democratic congressional leaders to load the...

Sen. Judd Gregg is being tapped as Commerce Secretary. Mickey Kaus wonders what Judd Gregg could  "possibly do in a second-tier cabinet position--Commerce--to advance his conservative...

Former Assistant Secretary of State responsible for arms control and nonproliferation, Stephen Rademaker, writes a measured, logical article in which he explains why future concessions...