Post Archive

July 3, 2009

Upon the news that Honduras had ousted its chief executive, President Obama -- as is his wont -- dithered and dawdled, then decided he would...

The initial stage of Operation Khanjar ("Strike of the Sword") appears to be going well in Afghanistan -- but that doesn't mean much. Some 4,000 marines...

This morning, a story out of England showing the weaknesses of their health system is drawing attention: a three-year-old girl, born with a critical heart...

Mickey Kaus wonders whether employers after Ricci are caught in a tough spot when they juggle the risks of a disparate treatment lawsuit (e.g., throw...

One of the most interesting things about hiking in a desert with two friends and a limited water supply is that at a certain point...

Sean Wilentz's cover story in the New Republic reviews seven recent books on Abraham Lincoln and reflects on the "almost cultish enthusiasm" for comparing Barack...

The Washington bureau chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Ron Kampeas, has posted a screed against neoconservatives on that organization's web site. "For eight years...

Even before the jobs numbers: "The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 33% of the nation's voters now Strongly Approve of...

Sens. Jon Kyl, Evan Bayh, Joe Lieberman, and Lindsey Graham sent a letter to the president on his upcoming trip to Russia. It reads in...

Well, Vice President Joe Biden—recently put "in charge" of Iraq policy—has just completed his first survey of his new domain. And he was warmly welcomed. It's...

Such is the lot of the White House press secretary that he will stick to the White House line, no matter how dumb it sounds....

Congress and the public are reeling from sticker shock over the cost of health care. So what can they do? Well, cover less people and...