Post Archive

December 2012

At a time when partisan gridlock in Washington threatens to send us plunging over the fiscal cliff, it is comforting to know that at least...

During the last decade both the Obama administration and its predecessor went down the garden path with Iran several times. Yet every time Washington believed...

Hillary Clinton is returning to work next week, and apparently some Senate Republicans are considering holding John Kerry’s confirmation vote hostage unless she testifies on...

If reports filtering out of Washington are to be believed there is a fair chance that a compromise will be reached sometime over the next...

The death of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf will call up, for many Americans, a certain nostalgia for a supposedly better time when we actually “won”...

Politico’s Mike Allen reported on "Morning Joe" today that Chuck Hagel’s potential defense secretary nomination is on the rocks, after the administration realized there is...

In the last week, the New York Times has published two articles on the simmering controversy in Israel over the right of non-Orthodox Jewish women...

On the list of possible solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, somewhere between “fully independent Palestinian state on PA territory” and “Jordan is Palestine” falls a...

The decision of a newspaper in New York’s Westchester County to publish an interactive map that allowed readers to discover the names and addresses of...

If you want to watch a fantastic two minutes that embody the progressive mindset, you might consider watching (courtesy of Mediaite.com) this clip from CNN's "Piers...

In this New York Times op-ed, Bahraini human-rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja makes a powerful case that the US cannot simply overlook the repression taking place...

The Washington Examiner's Byron York has a fine piece on how journalists, including news anchors like CNN's Soledad O'Brien and Don Lemon, have become fierce...