Liberal Beltway Elitist Bruce Ackerman… apparently misses him some George W Bush right now.
Background: Bruce Ackerman is one of those people. You know: Harvard, Yale Law, a long and fruitful career writing articles in the right upper-crust policy journals and books that invariably
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More DOOM! from the polls. This time it’s Gallup.
Yesterday, Gallup released a poll showing a few things, and none of them are good for Democrats.* The first is that Republicans had expanded their lead over Democrats as the
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, Barack Obama
Training the Syrian opposition is a bad idea
Obama’s speech on Wednesday night laying out an alleged strategy for dealing with ISIS included a proposal for arming fighters from Syrian opposition groups. This is a longstanding dream of
The ‘No Strategy’ Strategy
First, a bit of self-promotion. This is my nationally syndicated column. Surely you want to call your local paper and ask them to run it. It is from Creators Syndicate.
The Tory Moral Hazard Of Scottish Independence
The Labourites Love Caledonian Seats in Parliament. Scotland will hold a referendum on 18 September 2014 to determine whether or not they will secede from Great
Obama’s Iraq strategy unraveling
Last night, Obama announced his strategy for dealing with ISIS. One of the key points is stepping up airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria: First, we will conduct
9/11 – This Year is Different
This morning I posed this thought to my Redstate colleagues: In the past 13 years, I can’t recall feeling quite this way on this day. I can’t watch the news
ISIS Speech: a modest strategy with much to be modest about
Last night, Obama laid out what he purported to be a strategy for dealing with ISIS. It is really nothing but an amalgam of policies that not only cannot work
Mark Udall (D-CO) is Scared to Debate on Television
Mark Udall is not playing to win; he is playing not to lose. Udall made it official last night that he will not debate Cory Gardner on television at any
Wendy Davis and the ennobling of abortion
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for governor, has made a fetish of supporting abortion. Her sole qualifying factor in running for governor was her filibuster of a
They Told Me If I Voted for the Establishment, This Would Not Happen
In this year’s Republican Senate primaries, the establishment went full nuclear on grassroots candidates and the voters that supported them, burning bridges with committed activists and engaging in shameful Democrat
Where I Was On September 11
Until September 11, 2001, I worked in the World Trade Center, halfway up Tower One. I wasn’t doing political blogging at the time, but was writing “the Baseball Crank” as
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‘If you will not stand with Israel and the Jews, then I will not stand with you.’ – Ted Cruz.
It would have been the easiest thing in the world for Senator Ted Cruz (R, Texas) to ignore the fact that the “In Defense of Christians” summit dinner that he
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Didn’t Barack Obama Declare the War on Terror Over?
“[T]his speech is what I imagine you’d try to say to your mom if she walked in on you playing with yourself. It was awkward and we’ve caught the President