Post Archive

August 30, 2011

Every year around this time, as the anniversary of 9/11 approaches, I re-read Time Magazine’s 2001 Person of the Year profile of Rudy Giuliani. This...

Last week’s Associated Press-GfK poll that showed fewer Americans were prepared to blame President Obama for the economy than his predecessor was manna from heaven...

The midsession budget review (which gives the White House’s revised projections on deficit, growth and unemployment) is supposed to be released in late July, but...

Rick Perry has a well-earned reputation for shooting from the hip, but he played it safe yesterday when addressing the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention...

Lee Martin, Break the Skin (New York: Crown, 2011). 272 pp. $24.00. After it is all over, after the perpetrators have all been caught and tried...

Two more polls have been released – and two new lows for the president have been reached. Let’s take them one at a time, beginning with...

Texas Governor Rick Perry made some comments about Social Security which has some of his critics gleeful. “It is a Ponzi scheme for these young people....

One remarkable sideshow of the Israeli summer protests has been the bitter disputes between Israeli “social justice” activists pushing for more socialist economic policies in...

Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen unveiled her United Nations reform bill that will put the world body on notice it will...

The New York Post’s bizarre story today about Jewish donors considering supporting Michele Bachmann because she’s “Jewish” is the latest example of the often humorous...

According to today’s New York Times, the current idol of Egypt is a man who scaled the walls of a multi-story building in order to...

Gallup’s latest three-day polling finds Obama’s steadily sinking approval ratings have hit 38 percent, a record low for him. The last three presidents who have...