Post Archive

December 7, 2010

Seriously, the president is on terrible footing here, arguing that his position on extending only part of the Bush tax cuts is really popular.  If...

Obama just compared Republicans who advocated the full extension of the Bush tax cuts to hostage takers....

He says "it's an economic boost larger than most forecasters predicted." Now cites studies saying the recovery will now go at a faster pace. That...

Obama cites polls saying "the American people" want the top-level tax cuts to expire, but the problem is he can't get what he wants through...

--"I'm as opposed to the high-end tax cuts as I've been for four years," says the president. That's a peculiar thing to say about a...

Michael Gerson makes a terrific case for why Republicans should sign on to the Dream Act in the waning days of this Congress. But, of...

This is an actual motion picture. This is not a joke. This is not an SNL skit. This is an adaptation of a great American...

Count me among those who believe the agreement by President Obama to extend the Bush tax cuts to be a huge substantive (and political) victory...

As London's Independent reports, Julian Assange was refused bail, despite this offer by some devoted fans: Jemima Khan, the sister of Tory MP Zac Goldsmith, film...

Reaction to the tax deal is all over the lot, on both sides of the political spectrum. Paul Mirengoff thinks it is a very good...

Assange arrested in London, but extradition to Sweden “could take months,” reports the BBC. Despite the development, a WikiLeaks spokesman says the site will continue...

J.E. Dyer’s excellent post yesterday correctly noted that this week’s talks with Iran, like the previous rounds, will merely buy Tehran more time to advance...