Post Archive

July 2011

The budget deal requires an additional $1.5 trillion in spending cuts to be designed by a "super-committee of legislators" who will propose painful recommendations—and if...

How’s this for an impressive feat – without even entering the GOP presidential race, Gov. Rick Perry has somehow managed to position himself as one...

A fantastic bit of rhetoric from an enraged leftist Democrat in the House, responding to the outlines of the budget deal: Emanuel Cleaver, a pastor...

Defense spending may be marginally safer now that Sen. Harry Reid’s debt-ceiling plan – which included up to $860 billion in defense cuts – has...

The "triggers" in the latest debt ceiling deal have mostly been agreed upon, but ABC's Jake Tapper reports on two items apparently still being hashed...

After all of Reid’s puffery that his plan was the only one that could get through both houses of Congress, the Democratic leader suffered an...

Tom Friedman’s favorite model train set suffered a tragic disaster a week ago, when a carriage from China’s high-speed rail system leapt over the side...

Salim Karam, who is from the Hezbollah-allied Marada party and is the minister of state in Lebanon's new Hezbollah-controlled government, doesn't think the White House...

It's good to hear House Republicans finding their voices in defense of the defense budget. As the weeklystandard.com notes, leading House figures including Rep. Buck...

As of now—Sunday morning—word is there's a deal between the White House and Republicans on a deal to raise the debt ceiling. No tax increases....

So last night, Senate Democrats gave a press conference in which they variously denounced Republicans for refusing to act and, in an especially inapposite remark...

Just as the United States is solely focused on the debt-ceiling crisis, judging by press reports, Israelis seem equally oblivious to foreign policy this week....