Post Archive

March 19, 2009

Geithner just admitted that the bonus loophole came from his department. But just yesterday, President Obama said in defense of the Treasury secretary, "Understand that...

CNN reports: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told CNN Thursday his department asked Sen. Chris Dodd to include a loophole in the stimulus bill that allowed bailed-out...

David M. Mazel, on Peter Wehner: If one believes that AIG, as a company, deserved taxpayer money, then does it not follow that the people who...

You've probably never heard of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). That's not necessarily a bad thing, because it's a bad organization.  But it didn't start off...

The White House and Tim Geithner aren't smelling like roses in the AIG mess. So how are the Democratic leaders in Congress holding up? We...

"In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the scepter from reason," James Madison wrote in Federalist #55. "Had...

Back in 2006, as Condoleezza Rice sought to overcome the "sequentiality" of the Road Map and proceed immediately to final status negotiations, Cal Thomas asked...

Do you want a bit of cheer -- and a bit of sadness? Go and read the Telegraph's obituary of Patrick Kinna. Kinna was Winston...

That keen political radar that steered candidate Barack Obama around Hillary Clinton and past John McCain seems to be on the fritz. Even his media...

We're not just talking politics here, but Israeli politics, where everything flies. Therefore it's indeed too early to conclude that Netanyahu will end up with...

Robert Reich explains why AIG may not be just Tim Geithner's undoing, but the president's: AIG is rapidly becoming a nightmarish metaphor for the Obama Administration’s...

Frank Sinatra once cut a fantastic concept album about the joys of travel called Come Fly With Me. In the song "It's Nice to Go...