Post Archive

August 19, 2013

Chris Christie appeared at the recent meeting of the Republican National Committee in Boston to tell them about how his administration in New Jersey is...

After enriching Al Gore by a cool hundred million as part of their purchase of his dead-in-the-water Current cable channel, the rulers of Qatar are...

There is a long-standing isolationist trope which holds that because relatively few Americans die every year in acts of terrorism--at least if you exclude our...

The Common Core State Standards Initiative, which seeks to set consistent educational standards nationwide (by having the states join voluntarily), has been the subject of...

"CIA Admits It Was Behind Iran's Coup." So reads the headline in Foreign Policy. If this sounds like news, it's not--not really. U.S. involvement in the...

The resumption of the Middle East peace talks is a major victory for Secretary of State John Kerry, even if no one other than him...

In a remarkable opinion piece, Lewis Margolis, an associate professor of maternal and child health at UNC-Chapel Hill, and Gregory Margolis, a senior research assistant...

The Obama administration’s indecision on the crisis in Egypt isn’t winning it many friends. While it is taking heat from figures on both the right...

The Sunday column from Margaret Sullivan, the New York Times’s public editor, was an interesting and balanced consideration of a topic that will only gain...

In this interview with Relevant magazine the journalist Peter Hitchens, a Christian, was asked what he says to people who would say--as a good many people...

President Obama has been rightly criticized for his response to Libya, Syria, and Egypt. The problem is two-fold: slow reaction and inconsistency. After all, why...

The consensus among political pundits and Democratic operatives is that there is only one way for Vice President Joe Biden to avoid being the first...