Post Archive

June 21, 2012

In response to a piece I wrote on Nietzsche and intrinsic human worth, I heard from a college student, who wrote me this: We read Nietzsche in...

Yes, fine — it’s not really fair to attack New York congressional candidate Charles Barron directly for this, because as far as we know, he didn’t...

At Real Clear World’s Compass blog Greg Scoblete joins in the general hilarity prevailing among some foreign policy observers about Mitt Romney’s criticisms of President...

The biggest news coming out of Mitt Romney’s speech to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference today is that he appeared...

President Obama was already suffering one of the worst imaginable months for an incumbent president in an election year – including a dismal jobs report...

One of the unpleasant aspects of analysis of the 2012 election is the fact that religious prejudice is likely to play a not insignificant role...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a defiant message for liberal critics who’ve been blasting his stance on political spending and free speech: “They can...

The talks with Iran have now concluded, at least for the time being, after meetings in Istanbul, Baghdad and, most recently, Moscow that failed to...

In today’s Washington Post, George Will wrote an interesting appreciation of The Beach Boys, who are still touring the country to applause 50 years after...

Last week’s release of a new demographic study of Jewish life in Greater New York created an understandable stir, as it revealed that the Orthodox are...

One characteristic of a deeply complex geopolitical event is the tension between the lessons we choose to learn from past experiences and those we forget,...

The New York Times reports CIA operatives are playing at least an indirect role in getting arms to the Syrian opposition. It has become customary...