John Brennan and the Politics of Capitulation

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Obama’s national security deputy apologizes for America before an Islamist imam.

Doomsday for the Eurozone?

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Fiscal recklessness may break up EU’s monetary union.

Evan Bayh’s Exit and the Failure of Liberal Governance – WSJ.com

The political retirement of Evan Bayh, at age 54, is being portrayed by various sages as a result of too much partisanship, or the Senate's dysfunction, or even the systemic breakdown of American governance. Most of this is rationalization. The real story, of which Mr. Bayh's frustration is merely the latest sign, is the failure […]

A Profile in Arrogance

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Jack Murtha’s sleazy political legacy.

Breaking the Taliban

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The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

A Return to Country

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The showstopper country rendition of “America the Beautiful” by The Zac Brown Band sends a message across the U.S.A.

GOP mines coal-country anxieties – POLITICO.com

Republicans believe there are three words so powerful that they might reshape the political order in an economically beleaguered corner of the country: War on coal. With Democrats holding total control of the federal government and a cap-and-trade bill still looming, the GOP is fanning widespread coal country fears that the national Democratic Party is […]

A Soundbite (on Howard Zinn) Heard Round the World

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One critical voice unleashes the Left’s totalitarian attack dogs.

Exalting Khomeini’s Legacy

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Iran’s leaders try to reignite the cultish reverence for a bloody despot.

Organizing Kids for Obama

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How the President is using the public school system as his own private recruiting farm.