Post Archive

May 8, 2009

Well, it's official: President Barack Obama will deliver his long-rumored address to the Muslim world in Cairo on June 4th. Early reports suggest that Obama...

Hans Moleman, on Jonathan Tobin: Wikipedia defines Appeasement as "granting from fear or cowardice unwarranted concessions in order to buy temporary peace at someone else’s expense.” “Someone...

In recent political history, politicians have had some rotten weeks. Usually, one bad thing happens and the rest of the week is lost. Think Lehman...

Yochi Drezen has a scoop on the Wall Street Journal's website. He reports: U.S. military investigators have concluded that roughly 50 people -- including at least...

Attoney General Eric Holder was grilled by a bipartisan array of senators on his promise not to release “terrorists” into the U.S. To paraphrase Bill Clinton,...

The anti-Israel Left has to be encouraged by recent signals from Washington that the Obama administration is preparing to turn the screws on Israel. A...

Sen. Tom Harkin is busy trying to craft a compromise on the Employee Free Choice Act. But at least one Democrat, Ben Nelson, is throwing...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has suddenly discovered an important federal principle: the separation of powers. And she is eager to apply it to help avoid...

I suggested that Democrats who now control both elected branches might want to reconsider the merits of judicial restraint. For the president this is especially true...

This comes amid other reports that Iran has ratcheted up its meddling in Iraq: A senior Iraqi Kurdish official has said that Iran is shelling border...

Politico, following on ABC's report, tells us: An intelligence report sent recently to Capitol Hill shows that members of Congress were briefed 40 times since 2002...

Noted Churchill scholar Andrew Sullivan: Here's a question for Abe Greenwald. Since he seems to believe that none of the Bush-approved interrogation techniques are torture or...