The Undoing of America – by Dennis Prager

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Democrats ensure America will no longer be the last best hope of Earth.

David Frum: Why Health Care Bill is Too Big a Risk – Frum Forum

I wanted to support President Obama’s health care reforms if I possibly could. The U.S. health care system costs too much, delivers too little and excludes too many. Americans pay 60 percent more per person for health care than any other nation. Yet Americans rank only 41st in life expectancy and live with the paralyzing […]

Recovery not as strong as previously thought – AP

The economy grew at a 2.2 percent pace in the third quarter, as the recovery got off to a weaker start than previously thought. However, all signs suggest the economy will end the year on stronger footing.The Commerce Department’s new reading on gross domestic product for the July-to-September quarter was slower than the 2.8 percent […]

Ross Douthat: Did The Republicans Blunder On Health Care? – NYTimes.com

Yes, say Jonathan Chait and David Frum, in pre-mortems for the G.O.P.’s efforts to derail the Democratic bill. Chait argues that the Republicans could have sold moderate Democrats on a “vastly more limited” piece of legislation, if they’d been willing to compromise early in the process. Instead, by uniting in lockstep opposition and gambling that […]

The Palin Wonder – by Jamie Glazov

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Victor Davis Hanson sheds light on why Sarah Plain is gaining momentum and why the Left is foaming at the mouth.

Fiddling While Treasury Burns – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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The Democrats’ latest spending outrage.

Nicole Gelinas: Too Big Not To Fail – National Affairs

The catastrophe that struck America’s financial system in 2008 was not inevitable. Rather than a failure of markets, it was a failure by government to understand its proper role in markets — and the product of an unwise (and unnecessary) abandonment of a sensible system of rules and boundaries that had served American finance well […]

Pakistan In Peril – by Stephen Brown

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Military coup brewing against President Zardar.

Politicization of Middle Eastern Studies – by Brendan Goldman

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On blatant display at Columbia U. Iran conference

Homegrown Insurgency – by Paul Sperry

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Move over Europe, radicalization is happening here.