Post Archive

July 16, 2009

The news that CIA Director Leon Panetta has canceled a secret program that would have, if carried out properly, covertly killed top al Qaeda leaders,...

Jen, I wanted to pick up on your excellent posting on the efforts by leading Democrats -- in Congress and in the Obama Administration --...

The latest McClatchy-Ipsos poll tells a story similar to other surveys: The survey found the ranks of people who think the country is on the right...

Abe, you ask "Did someone on [Hillary's] staff go through the [Council on Foreign Relations] speech beforehand and make sure to take out anything that...

Today was not a good day for ObamaCare. First, the Blue Dogs are howling in protest. Politico reports: Arkansas Rep. Mike Ross, a key negotiator on...

Karl Rove is onto the president's two favorite ploys: "move the goalposts" and argue against straw men. In the face of the failed stimulus plan,...

As Jennifer has pointed out, Sonya Sotomayor has been less than impressive in her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. No Frankfurter, Brandeis,...

CONTENTIONS contributor Linda Chavez has testified in opposition. Her complete testimony is here. Unfortunately, these witnesses get an abbreviated time to provide only the gist of...

Abe, this isn't much, is it? What is interesting is the posturing and spin, replete with limited and carefully pre-selected quotes, by the Hillary Clinton team...

Sotomayor completed her testimony (more on that later). Plaintiffs Frank Ricci and Ben Vargas from the New Haven firefigher case are testifiying in compelling fashion....

Yesterday, in response to a question from Sen. Coburn (R-OK) asking whether "there is no authority for a Supreme Court justice to utilize foreign law...

David Ignatius, who already has expressed distaste for the political assault launched by the administration and Congress on the CIA, is beside himself after the latest shenanigans....