A Profile in Arrogance

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Jack Murtha’s sleazy political legacy.

Playing Freedom Cheap

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How the Obama administration nurtures resentment to foster big government.

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.

Charles Krauthammer: The Electorate vs. Obama’s Agenda – RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON — “I am not an ideologue,” protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable. In 2009, […]

Remembering the Dream of America

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What I said to the Republican Members of Congress.

Obama Defiant

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Unchastened and unbowed, the president doubles down on the Democrats’ agenda.

The Spender-in-Chief’s Fiscal Freeze Follies

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There are more loopholes in Obama’s proposed “spending freeze” than in an Olympic volleyball net.

After Brown victory, Obama struggles to control message – AP

With the president’s State of the Union address coming up on Wednesday, the White House appears to be struggling to find its feet. Republican Scott Brown’s surprise victory in liberal Massachusetts has dominated the national conversation in the last week and made Obama’s goal of signing health care reform impossible before the big speech. Now, […]

Dems lack workable plan and retreat on health care – AP

WASHINGTON – Democrats retreated Tuesday from a quick push to pass President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, lacking a workable strategy to salvage the sweeping legislation that has consumed Congress for more than a year.”There is no rush,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said after a meeting of Senate Democrats. His comments came as […]

The State Of The Union Address Obama Should Give

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A Frontpage symposium on the president’s big speech.