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Washington Post columnist and Georgetown professor E. J. Dionne has written a thoughtful essay for the Chronicle of Higher Education on what he calls “The...

Below, Max Boot writes of the liberal pressure group MoveOn.org's slanderous attack on General David Petraeus in yesterday's New York Times, essentially accusing him of...

Peter Feaver, a political scientist who until recently worked at the National Security Council, suggests, in this Boston Globe article, that MoveOn.org’s outrageous attack on...

Osama bin Laden's latest videotaped message, his first in three years, contains several pearls of wisdom. But the following is most apt: This war was entirely...

Osama bin Laden’s latest video is very peculiar, and not only because he is sporting a fake beard. One of the oddest moments comes when he...

John Edwards’s vision of American economic suffering is neatly summed up in this quote, from 2004 campaign: Today, under George W. Bush, there are two Americas,...

Today’s Politico has a front page story, “Democrats Retreat on War End.” In the article we read this: In a strategic shift designed to win over...

One of the most illuminating moments of the 2008 presidential race came this past Sunday. Speaking to an audience in Iowa, John Edwards said that...

The summer trailers are about to end. This week, after several production delays, The Candidate, starring Fred Thompson, will open at a theater near you. Senator...

At a campaign event in Los Angeles last week, Rudy Giuliani restated some principles regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that he originally articulated in...

The annual Census Bureau report on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage was released yesterday, and set off the usual flurry of confusion and bad...

Several of the Democratic presidential candidates gathered yesterday in Iowa for a debate and forum on cancer sponsored by the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Armstrong, a...