Post Archive

November 25, 2009

The Special Operations Commander for Central Command (SOCCENT) has a truly distasteful situation to steer through. The man in question, Army Major General Charles Cleveland,...

Charles Dickens, of all people, gives us an indication of just how low the financial reputation of this country was in the post-Jackson era. In A...

I was reading a textbook history of the United States and noticed this ditty composed by the British after the U.S. started running into debt...

For all their thousands of pages of complexity, the House and Senate health-care reform bills have three simple and admirable objectives: to bring good health...

Well this, from the New York Times, is not very encouraging: In declaring Tuesday that he would “finish the job” in Afghanistan, President Obama used a...

There is something vaguely comical about this report: "The White House is considering a bipartisan commission to tackle the nation's swelling deficit, as it seeks...

President Obama’s trip to Asia has drawn unfavorable reviews from people as diverse as Leslie Gelb (“disturbing amateurishness” on top of the “inexcusably clumsy” Afghan...

Charlie Crist has gone from popular governor to besieged Senate primary candidate in a matter of months. He's still on the defensive about his endorsement...

The Wall Street Journal's editors note that Beltway Democrats are in panic mode, watching the non-recovery, the unemployment figures, and the reduction in third-quarter GDP....

Marty Peretz wonders if Obama's "heart is with the hooligans." Well, it's not with those imperiled by the hooligans. You don't think it's the ObamaCare, do...

One of the movie critics of the New York Times is named Manohla Dargis. She is ... well, let's just say she is already responsible...