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December 17, 2010

Today’s New York Times has an elegiac piece on the last days of Patrick J. Kennedy in Congress. It is a remarkable fact that when...

An extraordinary moment. It appears Barack Obama understands that he has staked his political future on the success of this legislation....

Jonathan, I agree with your superb analysis of Sarah Palin’s interview with Bill O’Reilly -- and specifically, her response to what Charles Krauthammer said. Krauthammer was...

In my response to Alan Wolfe’s silly essay, I mentioned that he should consider visiting the National Affairs website to become acquainted with serious --...

Despite the presence (or perhaps because of the presence) in the cast of Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, I doubt you will see the 2011...

Don’t look now, but the American government is working as it should. Harry Reid, bending to bipartisan reality, has quit fighting for his $1.2 trillion...

The Palestinians are upset at the unanimously adopted Congressional Resolution, authored by the chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its ranking Republican member,...

Sometimes, well-educated people can write the silliest essays. Take Boston College professor Alan Wolfe, who has written an article -- “Why Conservatives Won’t Govern” --...

The tax bill that passed the House last night and headed to the president's desk (he'll sign it this afternoon, apparently) raises the estate tax...

Last night on Bill O’Reilly’s show, the FOX News host asked Sarah Palin what she thought about columnist Charles Krauthammer’s observation that the former Alaska...

I have just returned from 10 days traveling around Afghanistan -- along with retired Army Colonel Pete Mansoor and former Army Ranger Andrew Exum --...

Today’s New York Times dispatch from Gaza leads with the fact that there is more food in the Hamas-ruled strip than the people there can...