Post Archive

June 29, 2010

As Jennifer points out, Admiral Mullen's remarks about Iran are disconcerting. I am no military expert and, like most of us in the blogosphere and the...

One thing the emerging Russian spy scandal demonstrates is that America really is one heck of a melting pot. Where else would you find neighbors...

Avigdor Lieberman is in trouble again. The Israeli foreign minister was quoted at a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, as saying...

As I noted yesterday, Justice Samuel Alito's dissent in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez is a brilliant take-down of the majority's reasoning. His concurring opinion in McDonald...

The Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens is one of the finest foreign-policy writers in America. This column, on President Obama’s ambivalence on...

Politico reports that during his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, General David Petraeus, named by President Obama to succeed Gen. Stanley McChrystal as...

Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago was another major victory for supporters of the individual right to bear arms guaranteed by...

Shocking, I know, but Elena Kagan tells the Senate she's not going to talk about any cases "that might come before the court in the...

Scott Brown, who was a critical vote in passing the financial-regulation bill in the Senate, proves he's as smart as CONTENTIONS readers. He writes a...

In addition to the insightful comments by John’s friend who works in finances, I wanted to call attention to an editorial in the Wall Street...

Richard Cohen discovers Hamas really is a gang of Islamic fascists: Gaza is a mean and brutal place with a totalitarian government steeped in a cult...

John, at the risk of damning them with faint praise, our readers are a lot smarter than our lawmakers. Another reader comments on the $20...