The Texan endures another rough debate performance.
Maybe the “reform” law can still be saved if the DOJ can prove the President a liar.
Albert Camus had no misunderstanding of the death penalty.
The principle of federalism, in glorious practice.
Observers of the Iranian scene agree on one thing: it’s very hard to come up with a definitive view on anything.
You maybe thought Greece was reformable?
The risky behavior of bankers was not the proximate cause of our financial crisis.
Or maybe they shrieked, as the Fed yesterday confirmed it’s helpless to prevent a double-dip recession.
Toying with ideological larks defines it.
The death of Suburban America has been greatly exaggerated.
No, Mr. President, not everything Americans earn belongs to you.
Sex and intellectualism mark the Irish presidential race. And one morally bankrupt candidate is putting on a show for the ages.
There’s no better one-volume history of the war than Andrew Roberts’ latest masterpiece.
His appearance at Liberty University last week was very much in keeping with the direction of his religious life.
The costs of being willfully clueless about the private sector.
Good morning, suckers: President Obama is playing you.
Michigan is seizing control of failed local governments.
We have China to thank for a decline in U.S. farm subsidies.
S.C. Gwynne has written a fine book for those interested in the Plains Indian Wars — or in Texas history in general.
Walter Righter, the Episcopalian bishop once charged with heresy, has died.
ACLU, Shriver, Cuomo, Yoko Ono, Reid, Obama stand up for Texan’s beliefs.
With Mahmoud Abbas applying to the UN for Palestinian statehood, we have to ask: is he bluffing, or is he bluffing brilliantly?
A brazen DSK strains credulity as he tries to get back in the game.
His jobs plan is the Greek option — and there’s no Germany to bail us out.
Intellectuals keep creating them. The public keeps spreading them. Now author Stephen Gabriel is sorting them out.
Your cost: about $3 million per jobless mile.
Barry’s chickens are coming home to roost.
Hot-headed they may be, but the Thomas Friedmans of our world aren’t exactly “on fire.”
The aftershocks of Gaddafi’s downfall are spreading south — and spreading fast.
It is culture that creates economics, and not the other way around.
Some 200 California Democrat clients have fallen victim to a Madoff in their midst. Could it turn the state light blue?
A new literary genre has emerged: the Bush Administration Memoir. And it’s not so bad.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?