Post Archive

April 2011

Gov. Mitch Daniels will decide today whether to sign a bill cutting off public funding from Planned Parenthood, which would make Indiana the first state...

“So today was a fun day,” President Obama laughed at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in New York City last night. “[N]obody checked my...

Massachusetts Democrats have now joined Republicans in Wisconsin, Ohio, and elsewhere in taking on public employee union benefits. Last night, the Democrat-controlled House voted 111...

The Obama administration has issued subdued criticism of the “unity government” agreement between Fatah and Hamas, but so far the president hasn’t given much indication...

In a recent Financial Times op-ed, Brent Scowcroft writes, “The nature of the new Middle East cannot be known until the festering sore of the...

It is clear that Barack Obama’s strategic cunning in response to birther lunacy ranks among his most impressive political achievements. In facilitating this tour de...

Mark Helprin is masterful in his use of the English language. But he’s also good with numbers. In his column “The Common Defense” in the...

It’s true that President Obama made Donald Trump look like even more of a fool than usual today. But by responding to his birther lunacy,...

The news that Fatah and Hamas have agreed in principle to form a unity government to govern the Palestinian Authority answers the question that Israeli...

President Obama’s critics often accuse him of not endorsing America’s leadership role in the world, and it’s not hard to see how they come to...

Last Friday, I responded to an item published on the Website of the American Association of University Professors by Cary Nelson, the group’s president, and...

Yesterday the Manhattan Institute and e21 (with which I’m associated) hosted the latest in their Conversations With series – in this instance, a conversation with...