Post Archive

January 20, 2012

I wrote in my previous post that I would blog on carried interest shortly. Hedge funds earn income in two ways. First, they charge their customers...

I know that the conventional wisdom is that in answering last night’s question from CNN’s John King, about whether he had asked his then-wife to...

One of the interesting sidebars of last night’s debate was the fiery exchange between Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich over the latter’s “grandiose” ideas and...

Mitt Romney’s annual income and the tax rate he pays has now become a major discussion point in the campaign. Liberals will, of course, be...

Mitt Romney’s bad week – which looks like it may get much worse before it’s over – just took another hit from a gloomy Gallup...

Both the House and Senate have indefinitely postponed action on the SOPA/PIPA legislation, which would make it easier for the government to shut down online...

Many Jewish liberals have been in denial about the anti-Israel and often anti-Semitic tone of much of the Occupy Wall Street movement since its inception....

The Romney campaign is out with a new attack on Newt Gingrich this morning which, if taken in the right direction, could be absolutely toxic...

Seventy years ago today, some of the German government’s top bureaucrats gathered in a Berlin suburb. The event, known to history as the Wansee Conference,...

I wouldn’t normally respond to a piece by PolitiFact, but because I’m quoted as a source for a recent piece on Mitt Romney, I think it’s...

There is some consensus around the campaign blogosphere this morning--on both the left and the right--that Mitt Romney is giving up so much ground to...

Far be it for me to claim there is no problem with Afghan soldiers attacking coalition troops in Afghanistan. Obviously the problem is real—and so is...