Dec 2, 2013
A new book shows how Thomas Paine, Edmund Burke influence modern politics.
Nov 18, 2013
To turn around his second term, President Obama could do a lot worse than a Kennedy-style bipartisan push to extend free trade beyond North America to Europe and the Pacific.
Nov 11, 2013
Welcome to the nanny-state, now banning margarine.
Nov 4, 2013
The news that Hillary Clinton has earned what the Washington Post characterized as “close to $500,000” for two recent speeches to Goldman Sachs is generating a certain amount of excitement.
Oct 28, 2013
Enjoying the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals? Almost as entertaining is looking back at the pre-season predictions of the baseball “experts.”
Oct 21, 2013
For a sense of where the healthcare policy debate in America is headed, look no further than Massachusetts, where Romneycare was a state-run demonstration project for Obamacare. Here, activists with ties to the Massachusetts State Nurses Association are organizing to place...
Oct 14, 2013
The columnist Ira Stoll has managed to obtain a hard-to-get interview with the author Ira Stoll, whose new book, JFK, Conservative, is being published this week by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. An edited version of the exchange follows.
Oct 7, 2013
The government “shutdown” is starting to feel a lot like the sequester — a lot of alarmist warnings that the sky is going to fall, followed by business pretty much as usual.