Post Archive

February 23, 2009

You have to chuckle at the AP headline which reads: "Obama urges spending curbs, hands out $15 billion." But on a day when the Dow...

J.E. Dyer, on Gordon G. Chang: How we both do depends on what we do at home. Neither of us has the power to bail the...

Hey, remember when the Democrats took over Congress and promised the most open Congress in history? Remember when Barack Obama ran for president, promising the most...

Can we finally acknowledge the inutility of Barack Obama's "international appeal"? AFTER repeated rebuffs, America is preparing to abandon its insistence that Nato allies commit more...

The four-day Durban II planning meeting in Geneva ended last Thursday, but the State Department announced Friday that the U.S. has not yet decided whether...

The favorite media storyline on the stimulus bill is not how much money will be wasted, how ill-prepared we are to spend it, how non-stimulative...

Sean Penn, friend of Latin American autocracy, made a political acceptance speech for his leading man Oscar last night that served to remind us why...

Peter Baker, the excellent New York Times reporter, wrote an interesting Week in Review piece yesterday  contrasting  President Bush's effort at promoting democracy with that...

Every time you think the New York Times cannot sink any lower, you open the paper and find something else that leaves you wondering about...

The Denver Post is among the latest big-city newspapers to weigh in against the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA). Like other publications, the Post takes...

Coalition talks in Israel seem to be headed in what most Israeli voters consider the wrong direction -- that is, the negotiation of a right-wing...

"We are truly going to rise or fall together." That was Hillary Clinton yesterday before departing Beijing, the last stop on her four-nation trip.  The...