Post Archive

August 12, 2010

Back in 1884, when Republican presidential standard bearer James G. Blaine sat down in New York for dinner with some of the wealthiest and notorious...

Joseph Epstein, well known to Commentary readers and other literate types as one of America’s most distinguished essayists, has cancelled his subscription to the New...

Iran’s best friends have wasted no time trading on their naval anti-piracy presence in the Gulf of Aden to penetrate the Mediterranean Sea. China rotated...

William Galston is something of a rarity -- a blogger at the New Republic who is both mature and worth reading. Professor Galston provides his...

From the Associated Press: Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth lashed out at President Barack Obama's economic team Thursday, saying they show more concern for Wall Street...

George W. Bush visited troops in the Dallas airport yesterday, a rare appearance from the former president, who has had a lot in common with...

Many in the West think of sanctions on Iran as potentially involving a naval embargo -- imposed in the Persian Gulf -- or cargo inspections...

Jon Stewart has some fun at the expense of Rep. Charles Rangel. You can watch it via Mediaite.com....

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is angry at White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. “Denouncing the people giving voice to those real concerns as...

Representative Joe Donnelly, a sophomore Blue Dog Democrat from Indiana's 2nd district, released a new campaign ad (on the subject of immigration) targeting not George...

According to Reuters: President Barack Obama attacked the economic policies of his Republican predecessor George W. Bush in Bush's home state… as evidence of the way...

Jeffrey Goldberg takes nearly 10,000 words in the current Atlantic to ruminate about whether Israel or the United States will ever use force to stop...