Post Archive

May 27, 2009

The Hill reports: White House officials have assembled a squad of distinguished legal experts to rebut charges that Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s Supreme Court pick, is...

When last we discussed the new Newsweek, there was general incredulity at the patent disingenuousness of its editor, Jon Meacham, describing the magazine as "not...

J.E. Dyer, on Peter Wehner: Stuart Rose -- proliferation is the immediate problem, and to address it a blockade isn’t actually necessary. Continuation of what we’ve...

Talking Points Memo reports that Joe Sestak is in fact jumping into the Pennsylvania primary race against Arlen Specter. This comes as no surprise to...

Here's an update on Europe and the Guantanamo detainees: The EU and the US are negotiating rules for sending ex-Guantanamo detainees to Europe, including on the...

What are we to make of a New York Times report in which an unnamed "Israeli official" has told the paper, "The Israeli government wants...

Steven Calabresi, the co-founder of the Federalist Society, asks some interesting questions: Should federal court of appeals and district judges decide to apply or not to...

Jan Greenburg Crawford writes about the White House's decision-making process: As the first Hispanic nominee, with a compelling life story and rich judicial experience, Sotomayor would...

From the country that Barack Obama wants immediately shoved into the European Union: A Turkish author on trial over accusations that his latest book insulted Islam...

Give this Washington Post writer credit for candor: The ruling Tuesday by California's Supreme Court upholding a ban on same-sex marriages shows that, despite a year...

It sounds like a joke: GM is in such bad shape that not even the UAW wants it. But you, the taxpayer, are stepping up...

I know Iraq was supposed to have compromised America's standing as a formidable global power, but it sure doesn't look that way: "If North Korea stages...