Post Archive

July 26, 2011

“When one begins with an initial error,” Aristotle wrote The Politics, “it is inevitable that one should end badly.” In the current debt ceiling debate, the...

As I wrote earlier today, the announcement that NATO is prepared to let Muammar Qaddafi stay in Libya as part of a peace settlement is...

Now that House Speaker John Boehner has proposed a debt ceiling plan, the question is whether he'd be able to get it through the House....

Can an American president call for a speech on prime time television to talk about the weather? We came fairly close to a test of...

For the first time last night, many of my non-political friends and family noticed there's a major fight brewing in Washington. It probably has something...

A pro-Rick Perry group is taking advantage of a new rule in the Iowa straw poll that allows voters to write in a candidate. GrowPAC...

Reports that France has persuaded Britain to agree to new terms for a ceasefire in Libya allowing Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi to remain in the...

I didn't watch the president's address live last night, but before reading it I did take a look at the insta-reaction, and there was a...

Sen. Harry Reid’s debt reduction plan – endorsed by President Obama last night – includes $1 trillion in “spending cuts” from the planned drawdown of...

Yesterday,  Jonathan discussed Israeli concerns the Palestinian Authority’s bid for UN recognition as a state in September might spark a third intifada. But while the PA’s...