Post Archive

June 28, 2010

I don't agree with everything in George Packer's short New Yorker article on Afghanistan, but after reviewing the problems with the current policy, he makes...

A friend who works in finance writes: Just hours before finishing the 2,000-page Dodd-Frank financial reform bill at 5:40am Friday morning, leaders of the Democratic majority...

The Angry Left is, well, angry. Very angry. In fact, they are foot-stomping, name-calling, my-opponents-are-scum-of-the-earth angry. The proximate cause for the latest temper tantrum is...

Developments with the war in Afghanistan are causing us to question our methods of warfare as we have not since Vietnam. Comparisons of Afghanistan to...

Senator Robert Bryd was the longest serving senator in U.S. history. He cast more votes than any other senator. Others have commented on his maturation...

In case you had any doubt about the centrality of the Supreme Court in our society, the Court handed down two critically important decisions today. In  McDonald...

Jackson Diehl, in an immensely important column, writes: Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of Malaysia's political opposition, has become known over the past decade as one of...

I'm going to go out on a limb (not really): the confirmation hearings will be dull as dishwater and Elena Kagan will be confirmed easily....

On Afghanistan, we have seen the emergence of a bipartisan, sober group of senators who understand the stakes and who aren't shy about giving advice...

This Los Angeles Times article encapsulates many of the concerns I had about Iraq during my last visit a couple of months ago. Correspondent Ned...

I wanted to pick up on a point you made, Jen, about the latest example of petulance by our commander in chief. In Politico we...

Mary O'Grady frets that at the moment when Cuba is facing an economic squeeze, Democrats in Congress are throwing the Communist dictatorship a lifeline by...