Post Archive

October 6, 2011

One regular criticism of the Euro has long been that Euroland is made up of, as Milton Friedman put it, “different countries [with] different languages,...

In the president’s press conference today, there were several things that stood out. Obama continued his compulsive need to blame others for his problems. He continued...

Jon Ronson, the British reporter probably best known in the United States for his work on extremism, is currently posting a video series about attempts...

On Monday, three days before Tomas Tranströmer was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature (“because . . . he gives us fresh access...

President Obama is backing the Senate Democrats’ proposal to institute a surtax on people making above $1 million a year, despite the fact that it...

Hamid Karzai is taking a risk by signing a security agreement with India — a move which is sure to confirm Pakistani paranoia about Afghanistan...

Rick Perry may be losing support among Republicans but he is still getting the frontrunner treatment from both Democrats and liberal media outlets determined to...

Attorney General Eric Holder’s claim that he was unaware of the controversial Fast and Furious operation until last spring has been crumbling over the past...

That should be the headline. Tomas Tranströmer, an 80-year-old “surrealist” or “mystical” poet from Stockholm, became the fourth Swedish writer to be recognized by the...

Sarah Palin’s announcement yesterday that she won’t be seeking the 2012 Republican presidential nomination was, as Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News, about as startling...

During President Obama’s press conference today, he punted when asked about whether he supports the Occupy Wall Street protests:  “Obviously I’ve heard of it. I’ve seen...

So the president has thrown down the gauntlet: He wants his jobs bill to pass, or he will hold Congress accountable. He wants Republicans to...