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January 4, 2012

You would think that after wasting the first year in office on a foolish attempt to “engage” Iran, Barack Obama would have had his fill...

There was no doubt John McCain would back Mitt Romney for the nomination. The question is, why did the campaign decide to roll this out...

One reason so many governments--municipal, state, federal, and foreign--are in deep financial trouble is that politicians spend above their governments' incomes in order to curry...

In assessing what happened last night in Iowa, I agree with the conventional wisdom in several respects. The first is that what Rick Santorum achieved in...

When Congress passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act last month that mandated a ban on all transactions with Iran’s Central Bank, it...

So far, Senate Republicans have successfully blocked President Obama from making controversial recess appointments by using procedural tactics to keep the Senate technically “in session”...

A team of Wall Street Journal reporters has a good overview today of China's military buildup. They focus on the development of long-range anti-ship ballistic...

Yesterday, I posted a piece sparked by the recent controversy about the Girl Scouts’ endorsement of the leftist group Media Matters to argue that, while limelight...

Newt Gingrich is deflating in South Carolina, down 10 points from his 43-percent peak in early December. If that follows the trend from Iowa, Gingrich...

Do you think President Obama is “a nice guy, but just is [in] over his head,” or do you think the president is “utterly irrational”?...

News that the Taliban have agreed to open an office in Qatar is being greeted as a breakthrough in negotiating an end to the Afghan...

The AP is reporting that President Obama intends to use a recess appointment today to name Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This...