Post Archive

September 1, 2011

If you type "Israel-Firster" into Google or Bing, the first hit you get is to a Jeffrey Goldberg post tracing how it and other anti-Semitic...

The Associated Press's Adam Goldman continues his jihad against the New York Police Department's Intelligence Division. Following up on a previous, long article that alleged...

The White House’s mid-session review carried some grim news today, projecting that unemployment rates will stay at 9 percent next year with a scaled-back overall...

In the Wall Street Journal today, I warn against declaring victory in Libya and moving on. A lot can still go wrong. Indeed, there are...

Yesterday, one of the finest military commanders in American history, General David Petraeus, retired. His new tour of duty will bring him from Kabul, Afghanistan...

For the past few days, environmentalists have gathered outside the White House to protest the Keystone XL, a project that would extend the current transportation...

One of the unintended consequences of the Obama administration’s “reset” with Russia is that it seems to have made Russia’s coveted accession to the World...

There are different metrics by which to judge White House ineptitude, but here’s a sure one: To have the president of the United States, who...

The main feature at Jewish Ideas Daily this morning is a collection of my short essays on Retrieving American Jewish Fiction. Starting with Emma Wolf’s...

As Alana noted, President Obama has again opened himself up to the claim that he “backed down” from a fight with Republicans--a common theme of...

Some were wondering yesterday why President Obama was calling a joint session of Congress to make his jobs speech, something presidents rarely ever do outside of...

Who knew that Representative Ron Paul’s supporters were devoted readers of "Contentions"? It comes as a surprise to me. But based on the slew of...