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It was easy to miss California Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address on Monday this week. Besides competing with events in the Middle...

Yesterday I quoted Ronald Reagan on the central role freedom and human rights should play in American foreign policy. Today I want to follow up...

Following up on John's post on Gail Collins and Joe Lieberman: a standard trope in the mainstream news media is to bemoan the decline...

Gail Collins of the New York Times has written a column upon Joe Lieberman's announcement of his retirement from the Senate that, as with so...

In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Newt Gingrich had some unsolicited words of advice for Sarah Palin, whose poll numbers have been dropping after the...

It’s so refreshing -- and sadly rare -- when a politician comes out and just says the honest truth. Today Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the new...

As Evelyn has noted, and in a move that surprised nobody except members of his own party, Ehud Barak today took a page from Ariel...

Since Daniel Okrent left the post, the men who have served as the public editor of the New York Times haven’t caused much trouble for...

Some on the left are still attempting to justify the biased nature of the story line that depicts conservative opinions as being the source of...

Peter Berkowitz is one of the finest thinkers and writers on the scene today. He proves this again with his essay "Obama and the State...

Yesterday I wrote that ABC's Jake Tapper, in leading up to his questions to President Obama regarding the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell ("I...

Today’s New York Times has an elegiac piece on the last days of Patrick J. Kennedy in Congress. It is a remarkable fact that when...