So recent you can still taste the bile
- Campus protests against the ACLU?
- The arc of his life vindicated his moral critics, conservative and feminist
- Hidden (and illegal) bailouts to insurance companies
- Passive observers of the polarization?
- The new normal: antagonisms, inflamed
- The 2nd & passionate non-sequiturs
- True socialism
- The dogma lives loudly in you
- The “New Coke” of domestic policy initiatives
- It’s easy to forget that both major parties are hot messes at the moment.
Category Archives: Foreign Affairs
Jonah Goldberg writes on the NYT’s “Red Century” feature. It’s an incredibly useful debating tactic to say that every failed socialist country wasn’t really socialist because it had a ruling class. The problem is that there will never be a … Continue reading
Kevin D. Williamson on the trade deficit (with China): American manufacturing wasn’t hollowed out by unfair competition from wily Orientals — it wasn’t hollowed out at all, in fact, U.S. manufacturing output today being far higher than it was during … Continue reading
Charles C.W. Cooke points out that the specifics of the tragedies don’t seem to influence the recommendations offered in the immediate aftermath. In this case I think you’d have to admit that a knee-jerk “deport Muslims” is less idiotic than a … Continue reading
I’ve said it before (here here here here): you can never have too many robot space planes. Space.com reports that the 4th mission of the X-37B will launch from Cape Canaveral on May 20. Statement reveal a little more leg this … Continue reading
The Epic of Canada Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present, by Conrad Black (McClelland & Stewart, 1,120 pp., $50) [This review by Andrew Roberts appears in the March 9, 2015 issue of National … Continue reading
It certainly was an inartful way to exercise the Senate’s legitimate role, but for better (worse?) examples – or for those with short or partisan memories – here are just 5 times democrats undermined republican presidents with foreign governments. Mario Loyola argues that … Continue reading
Andrew Stuttaford writes that the new leftist government in Greece is flatly refusing to cooperate with its EU creditors and that there is no way the country makes it through February. But he also believes, in the end, the Germans will … Continue reading