Post Archive

December 11, 2009

For many Americans, the festival of Chanukah, which begins at sundown tonight, is a blue-tinseled version of Christmas as they participate in the consumer frenzy...

After listening to President Obama’s last two major speeches—his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance in Oslo and his announcement at West Point of a renewed commitment...

Over at Melanie Phillips’s Spectator blog, she reprints in its entirety the speech delivered by the great British historian and COMMENTARY contributor Andrew Roberts to...

Sen. Harry Reid's attempt to salvage ObamaCare and his own political career depends on nobody noticing that his Medicare buy-in scheme is the worst of...

The Atlantic’s Ron Brownstein pours through the data and concludes “a difficult 2010 election for Democrats could turn catastrophic.” My own view is that if...

Politico reports that a "wave of ethics problems for Capitol Hill Democrats makes GOP strategists optimistic that they can do to Democrats what was done...

I certainly agree with Max that the publishing industry is undergoing wrenching changes thanks to the technological revolution in the midst of which we live....

Listening to the West Point and Copenhagen speeches, many conservatives have been pleased or surprised, to varying degrees, by what they hope is a turn by...

Stephen Hadley, George W. Bush's national security adviser, knows a thing or two about surges. He writes in support of Obama's Afghanistan surge and urges...

The first year of the Obama administration has been a demonstration of the unworkability of the Left's domestic agenda. In this regard, Obama has done an...

Israel took a step this week toward improving its long-term prospects for peace and security, when the Knesset voted by a large majority (68-22) to...

Quicker than Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would like, the truth is seeping out about his Medicare switch-and-bait scheme. Remove one version of a public...