December 2009 - January 2010
Ben Stein's Diary
The Campaign Spectator
Books for Christmas
Our annual list of holiday gift suggestions from distinguished
readers and writers.
All the President’s Regulators
If Congress can't pass Obama's liberal agenda, these people will
likely impose it.
Thaddeus McCotter steps out as an unlikely Republican leader.
The Great Consolidator
Benedict XVI is finding ways to allow all roads to lead to Rome
Letter From London
Buy the Book
Matt Latimer has written this year's most entertaining book
about what goes on -- or doesn't -- in Washington.
Seeking the Welfare of the City of Our Exile
Father Richard John Neuhaus explored the fault lines of American
religious and political thought.
Do Do That Voodoo That They Did So Well
A policy and intellectual success without rival in contemporary
An Editor as Framer
Seth Lipsky assumes that the words of our Constitution have real
The Decline of the Best
Finding fault with French cuisine is an old story -- but Michael
Steinberger is working with fresh ingredients.
Their Finest Hour
Craig Shirley has written the definitive book on Ronald Reagan's
winning campaign of 1980.