Post Archive

November 19, 2010

Jen is right on both the substance and politics of a GOP move to revoke birthright citizenship from children born to illegal aliens. As I’ve...

In an interview with GQ magazine, Vice President Biden, when asked about Barack Obama's problem in being perceived as aloof, provided us with ...

The 10th-anniversary commemoration of the UN’s “Durban I” conference on racism will apparently face opposition from the United States. It was announced earlier this month...

Let's hope that this report is not accurate: As one of its first acts, the new Congress will consider denying citizenship to the children of illegal...

There is a bizarre obsession with declaring in the fall of 2010 that one candidate or another is the "front-runner" in the GOP presidential primary. Sarah...

Benjamin Wittes of Brookings and Jack Goldsmith, a former assistant attorney general in the Bush administration (of which he was a sometimes critic), make a compelling...

The civil war between Tea Partiers and establishment Republicans never really emerged. Candidates won and lost in primaries, the old guard agreed with the new...

Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has apologized to the Anti-Defamation League for comments he made comparing NPR executives to “Nazis.” The ADL accepted the mea...

Those who were supportive of Obama's latest stunt to keep the "peace process" going argued that at least Israel would get some very expensive fighter...

Among some Army traditionalists (and some ultra-hawkish conservatives), the knock on "population-centric" counterinsurgency -- whose most prominent advocate is General David Petraeus -- is that...

The New York Times editors scold those politicians who are alarmed by the verdict in the civilian trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani. “They are disappointed...

As much as Obama's aura has dimmed in the United States, his international standing is potentially in worse condition, and with more dire consequences. As...