America’s new isolationism
A successful foreign policy gathers the support of all four tendencies, or at least three.
Democrats no longer following Obama’s agenda
In the past two weeks, congressional Democrats have done more than express dismay.
Republicans need future-looking policies, not
Republicans would do well to listen to advice.
Obama’s wing-it diplomacy undermines U.S. credibility
Only the most credulous Obama fans are fooled.
Specter of Iraq hovers over Syria deliberation
In foreign affairs, decision-makers must act on imperfect information and on the basis of probabilities.
Obama’s ‘red line’ undermines U.S. power
The twists and turns of Obama’s policy toward Syria are reducing America’s power in the world.
With crime down, the nation moves to ease get-tough policies
Getting softer may make sense now
Obama could learn from FDR on how to get things done
Big government these days is harder than FDR made it look.
Stop and frisk doesn’t target minorities, it protects them
Stop and frisk makes effective the otherwise ineffective gun control that Bloomberg so strongly supports.
Use private capital for roads and bridges, not taxpayer money
States and localities know their needs better than the federal government can.
Off-year elections will turn on personal factors, not issues
Sometimes off-year elections turn out to have little precedental value.
Crime bankrupts Detroit;
public unions mug two California cities
The Detroit and California bankruptcies are not alike; they suffer from quite different ailments.
Cheating is rife in colleges — by admissions officers
Are admissions officers the most intellectually dishonest people around?
Democrats own Obamacare, and its political cost keeps rising
Nothing is free in politics, but there is some question when you pay the price.
Forget the Old South: Trayvon Martin Was No Emmett Till
Why are so many people so desperate to hold onto the idea that America is as racist as it has ever been?
Both GOP and Democrats
Have Party Problems
Democrats aren’t necessarily doomed in 2014 or 2016.
Obama economy emphasis
is all talk
Most voters believe Obama’s policies have retarded rather than stimulated economic growth and job creation.
A Woman in Full: Thatcher gets her due in new biography
The Iron Lady used her charms as well as her intellect in dealing with men
A better system for picking presidential candidates
The current system ill serves both parties, but especially the Republicans.
Obama finds foreign affairs do not bend to his whims
Muslim countries liked America better when George W. Bush was president