Post Archive

June 2009

Last week, John Conyers (D-MI), the powerful 23-term Congressman from Michigan, announced he would not be leading a probe into the organization formerly known as...

This nugget from the Washington Post's account of the lobbying effort on cap-and-trade is revealing: When Obama entered the fray on May 5, summoning all 36...

For once, the Obama administration is taking the right tack regarding to North Korea. Recently, the belligerent communist dictatorship announced plans for testing its latest long-range...

If the government wants to spend money on a program -- presuming it's unwilling to simply roll the printing presses -- it must choose between...

In a unanimous five-to-zero decision, the Minnesota Supreme Court declared Al Franken the winner of the U.S. Senate race. While there was no explicit order...

It wasn't too long ago that David Brooks told us Obama was "brimming" with new ideas. He had great ideas, smart notions for fixing what...

Today marks the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraqi urban areas, the result of a deadline contained in the Status of Forces Agreement (SoFA)...

Earlier this month, George Mitchell held a press briefing about his efforts to achieve a "comprehensive peace" in the Middle East, noting he had made...

Last year at about this time, Harvard's endowment was $35 billion. In the first four months of the fiscal year, through October 2008, it lost...

The pro-Sotomayor media spin is that although she may have gotten it wrong in the New Haven firefighter case, she was no "worse" than four...

It has been suggested that Obama is angling for regime change -- in Israel. He seems convinced that Netanyahu is somehow outside the mainstream Israeli...

Fareed Zakaria enters the fray to explain why Iran's Velvet Revolution is not about to happen. He makes some good points about why Iran 2009...