Post Archive

November 4, 2011

No doubt Gen. John Allen, the senior U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, will receive criticism for being a “politically correct” general after he fired...

Occupy Wall Street’s observance of the Jewish festivals last month got quite some publicity - there were ‘Occupy Yom Kippur’ services, a Sukkah (tabernacle) for...

Herman Cain has had as bad a week as any presidential contender can have. Not only has the public finally been told that he was the...

I have rarely enjoyed a first novel as much as I enjoyed William Giraldi’s Busy Monsters (W. W. Norton, 282 pp., $24.95). I would have liked...

Earlier today, I noted the diplomatic “tsunami” that was supposed to engulf Israel as a result of the Palestinian drive to get the United Nations...

I wanted to add to John's post regarding today’s Labor Department report on unemployment. Right now we’re nowhere near where we need to be in order...

As John Steele Gordon wrote earlier today, the economists predicted another 95,000 jobs in October, and we fell about 15,000 short of that, according to...

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is quickly solidifying her reputation as one of the most spineless public officials in the country. After throwing her support behind...

At a certain point leftist activism tends to spill into the physical realm because it cannot continue to function within the framework of logical analysis....

Mitt Romney is due to give a major speech on his economic plans tonight at the Americans For Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream Summit in...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ On...

The October employment numbers could have been worse. A net of 85,000 new jobs were created, and unemployment edged down a notch to 9 percent. But...