Post Archive

July 29, 2009

In a blogger conference call, Republican Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming (who is also a physician) batted down the Washington Post story that appeared this morning...

Is the following from a "straight" newspaper . . . or from the Onion? Taleban insurgents fighting German forces in northern Afghanistan have often lived to...

Pete, the poll data is compelling. In yet another poll, Time's newest survey shows: "By significant margins, survey respondents said they believe the final health-reform...

Are proponents of a robust American military seeing their worst nightmares come true? The military will need to come up with $60 billion in savings over...

The Blue Dogs have the Democrats chasing their tails. What started out as an objection to a budget-busting bill has now morphed into a full-blown...

Several polls and news stories today are worth noting. The first, apropos Jen's post, is the most recent National Public Radio (NPR) poll. The health-care...

COMMENTARY contributor Ruth Wisse pens a charming and devastating letter to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ("Skip"). It should be read in full, but two points...

The Wall Street Journal reminds us that Robert Gibbs press conferences are not the only source of comedy gold. In a piece entitled "In a...

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the Obama administration gave Middle East envoy George Mitchell a treat to bring to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad...

Chuck Blahous of the Hudson Institute writing in Politico makes a key point about CBO's devastating report: it is worse than you thought. The media...

According to excerpts from Tehran's state-run Kayhan newspaper quoted by Amir Taheri on July 28 in the New York Post, the Iranian regime views the...

A new NPR poll delivers some interesting tidbits. Obama's approval ratings are down to 53 percent, and Republicans lead by one point in the generic...