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04/24/11: Road to ruin getting shorter
04/18/11: Doubling down on a bad bet
04/11/11: America, It's Your Fault! How's That For Change?
04/04/11: If there's no mission, when's it accomplished?
03/28/11: Do-gooders in a land with no good guys
03/21/11: Obama now offers hope of no change
03/14/11: Now even cowboys dependent on Washington
03/07/11: No, not terrorism, but a 'tragic event'
09/27/10: Bowing to Islam's view of us
07/26/10: Why the West is going down the drain
07/19/10: Stimulus hits a pothole
07/12/10: Our differences should define us
06/28/10: Learning the rules of an unengaged president
06/21/10: Can Obama plug leak in his support?
06/13/10: This job, too, is beneath Obama
06/06/10: Contempt for Israel also contempt for U.S.
05/31/10: King Canute's lesson for Obama
05/23/10: Obama owed it to Daniel Pearl to speak the truth; Couldn't he have at least done that?
05/16/10: The dots some don't want to connect
05/09/10: Times Square bomber just overeager
05/02/10: Arizona faces tougher sanctions than Iran
04/25/10: Tea Party the new front in 'war on terror'
04/18/10: Obama's nuke summit dangerously delusional
04/11/10: Income tax payer an endangered species
04/04/10: U.S. allies find Obama a frosty friend
03/28/10: U.S. business could be cooked in a VAT
03/22/10: Dark dawn of deemocracy
03/08/10: Obamacare worth the price to Dems
03/01/10: America's future could be all Greek to us
02/22/10: Why the West is going down the drain
02/14/10: Getting our groupthink on
02/07/10: Unsustainable's the new normal
01/31/10: In Obama's America you'll all work for the government
01/25/10: Brown's truckin', Obama shifts into reverse
01/18/10: Can Obama hold Teddy's seat?
01/10/10: Obama still can't say who we're at war with
01/03/10: Pantybomber exposes naked bureaucracy
12/27/09: Cross the river, burn the bridge
12/20/09: It's settled; climate circus was a fairy tale
12/13/09: Obama goes from dazzle to drone
11/29/09: Climaquiddick
11/23/09: The superbower is Turning KSM into O.J.
11/15/09: A jihadist hiding in plain sight
11/09/09: Shooter exposes hole in U.S. terror strategy
11/01/09: Obama makes Bush his blame czar
10/26/09: White House tries to intimidate U.S. media while being a pushover with our foreign adversaries
10/19/09: Limbaugh bad, Mao good
10/12/09: Obama helping Putin restitch Iron Curtain
10/05/09: Polanski case in focus: A question of poor direction
09/27/09: It's a toss-up as to whether President Obama's transnational mush or Gadhafi's ramblings was a more unreal moment at the U.N.
09/21/09: Obama helping Putin restitch Iron Curtain
09/14/09: Obama won't surrender in his war of choice
09/07/09: Pledging allegiance to our beloved Obama
08/31/09: Things only a Kennedy could get away with
08/24/09: Stimulus hits a pothole
08/17/09: Unplugging Grandma isn't the problem
08/10/09: Conformity is now the new dissent
08/03/09: No turning back from Obamacare
07/27/09: Obama knows ‘stupidly’ when he doesn't see it
07/20/09: Government housing, federally funded contraception now the fate of many wild mustangs
07/12/09: Warm-mongers prefer you in poverty
07/06/09: Obama isn't cool -- the globe is
06/29/09: Why creeps and misfits run government
06/15/09: A society of adults-turned-children cannot survive
06/08/09: A superpower that feeds on mediocrity cannot survive for long on leftovers from the past
06/01/09: Testing what we'll let pass
05/25/09: We're spending trillions we don't have to create government programs to spend even more trillions we don't have
05/18/09: Pelosi peregrinations
05/11/09: Is conservatism over?
05/04/09: The Great Provider
04/27/09: Who will lead the ‘post-American era’?
04/20/09: Tea Party animals not boiling over
04/13/09: Civilization walking the plank
04/06/09: Exporting their mistakes worldwide
03/30/09: Government's grasp going global: Obama and Geithner want to eliminate any haven from regulation
03/23/09: The first two months of the Age of the Hopeychange have been unexpectedly inept
03/16/09: Sticking it to the young
03/09/09: Global meltdown no sweat for Obama
03/02/09: Latest superhero of Big Government replaces Bailoutman, Mister Stimulus and Captain Recovery
02/23/09: Going wobbly in the West
02/16/09: So far, it's been Obamateur Hour
02/09/09: Far from walking on water, President seems all at sea
02/02/09: Stimulated right into being another Europe
01/26/09: Obama raises heart rates, lowers expectations
01/19/09: Our permanent state of routine emergency
01/12/09: The ‘oldest hatred’ lives, from Gaza to Florida
01/05/09: Gaza has its version of rocket scientists
12/29/08: The pedophile Santa of global capitalism
12/22/08: We're in the fast lane to Bailoutistan
12/08/08: Jews get killed, but Muslims feel vulnerable
11/31/08: Whodunit!?
11/10/08: 'Center-right' America lurches further left
11/03/08: Tomorrow, many Americans will vote for the seductive two-dimensional Obama — the image, the idea
10/27/08: Obama nears the ‘now what? ’ moment
10/20/08: Plumber Joe didn't go with the flow
10/13/08: Obama: Filling in the blank
06/08/08: The runes of Chris Matthews' leg hair portend a humble savior
06/02/08: Sexism, not Obama, beat Hillary
05/27/08: Your car can't run on Congress' hot air
05/19/08: Obama an appeaser? How dare you
05/12/08: Israel's ‘doom’ could also be Europe's
05/05/08: To Obama, ‘we’ means ‘me’
04/28/08: Feed your Prius, starve a peasant
04/22/08: Obama attacks two of the things that elevate the U.S. above places like Europe
04/14/08: Attack of the preschool pervs
04/07/08: Looks like last call for Hillary
03/31/08: Where did the magic go?
03/24/08: So much for the ‘post-racial‘ candidate
03/17/08: Obama's pastor disaster
03/10/08: Torn between 2 white liberal guilts
02/25/08: Obama makes Hillary look like Bill Richardson
02/18/08: Obama the Muzak Messiah of the pseudo-revolution
02/11/08: McCain can sure sound like a conservative
02/04/08: It's a shame one of them has to win
01/28/08: First, they came for Piglet
01/21/08: Some fictional horrors of war
01/14/08: Capitalism is the real ‘agent of change’
01/07/08: It's the secular Left vs. the Christian Left
12/24/07: The ‘cold civil war’ in the U.S.
12/17/07: Took a lickin' and kept on tickin'
12/10/07: Let's have a free market for housing and religion
12/03/07: ‘No offense’ is no defense
11/19/07: World should give thanks for America
11/12/07: Musharraf shooting without a script
11/05/07: Let's hear it for laconic leadership: A history of presidential energies
10/29/07: You've seen the movie, now don't buy the war
10/22/07: The real war on children
10/15/07: Time for the U.S. to get comfortable with ideology
10/08/07: Princess Diana's murder and Islamoparanoia
10/01/07: Democracies talk, tyrannies act
09/24/07: Bend over for Nurse Hillary
09/17/07: Looking for love in all the wrong places
09/10/07: No terrorism, just war?
09/04/07: There were two creeps in the men's room
08/27/07: They wait for us to run again
08/20/07: Speaking of sanctuary, where's ours?
08/13/07: Believing the worst ...but only of ourselves
08/07/07: The vanishing jihad exposťs
07/30/07: Bum rap: The infantilization of the entire citizenry
07/23/07: Look who's holding hostages again
07/09/07: The jobs Britons won't do
07/02/07: We've replaced Rushdie in hiding
06/25/07: We've replaced Rushdie in hiding
06/18/07: A lame joke becomes reality
06/11/07: A lame joke becomes reality
05/29/07: So much news, so little sense
05/21/07: Capitulation, from A——— to Z
05/15/07: Fortress America's gate is open
05/08/07: Will Sarkozy have the shortest of honeymoons?
04/30/07: Light bulbs that don't signify ideas
04/23/07: Let's get realistic about reality
04/15/07: Imus go down to the idiocy again
04/08/07: Iran's bluff humbles Britain
04/02/07: Resolve real crises through pseudo-institutions?
03/27/07: Musharraf caught in a sticky wicket
03/19/07: Victor Victorians. A lesson in real morality
03/12/07: Perverse Libby trial was revealing
03/05/07: How Gore's massive energy consumption saves the world
02/26/07: Patent case of no Yankee ingenuity
02/19/07: Why the Iraq war is turning into America's defeat
02/12/07: Don't ruin economy over tiny temp rise
02/05/07: What's so hot about fickle science?
01/29/07: Old U.S.S.R. made Old Europe look new
01/22/07: Hillary's sweetly touching faith in the American media
01/15/07: Pelosi a rare example of a woman who “has it all”
01/08/07: Complaints? Where there's wool, there's a way
01/02/07: What we need in New Year is some resolution
12/18/06: Once you put reality up for grabs, all kinds of pathologies suddenly become viable
12/11/06: ISG must stand for, uh, Inane Strategy Guesswork
12/04/06: Iraq is just test of will for America
11/27/06: Quartet of ladies shows where we're headed
11/20/06: ‘Free to lose ’ isn't good philosophy for the right wing
11/13/06: U.S. must prove it's a staying power
11/06/06: Election season is bad time for slip of the quip
10/30/06: Only choice on war is to win or lose it
10/23/06: Fear of too many babies is hard to bear
10/16/06: An election Foley-equipped with frivolity
10/09/06: Page scandal makes America look silly
10/01/06: At Gitmo, detainees get La-Z-Boys, pastries
09/25/06: U.N. shows why it's incapable of reform
09/18/06: Coverage of 9/11 anniversary was too wimpy
09/11/06: 9/11 enemies are still hiding in plain sight
09/05/06: Why abduct us? We cede our values for free
08/28/06: Homeland security can't get over the pump
08/21/06: World is watching as Iraq war tests U.S. mettle
08/14/06: Pan-Islamism challenges idea of nation state
08/07/06: Advocates of ‘proportion’ are just unbalanced
07/31/06: Professionalization of war is ghettoization of war
07/24/06: Failure to solve ‘Palestinian’ question empowers Iran
07/17/06: ‘Great Men’ have grating effect on Mideast
07/10/06: Here's a war protest that's hard to stomach
07/03/06: The Defeaticrats' ‘redeployment’ is ingenious
06/26/06: The Defeaticrats' ‘redeployment’ is ingenious
06/19/06: Nude cyclists are peddling threadbare ideas
06/12/06: ‘Warmongers’ have a point: It's a war
06/05/06: Events at Haditha don't change need for victory
05/30/06: Gingrich revolutionaries turn into arrogant elite
05/22/06: Not just immigration: It's societal transformation
05/15/06: To connect the dots, you have to see the dots
05/08/06: Moussaoui gets life, the terrorists win
05/01/06: America's hardboiled newsmen can't get enough of the Thomas Jefferbunk
04/17/06: Policy on Iran nukes seems to be off-target
04/10/06: Why not start regulating the legals?
04/03/06: When silence is correctly read by a resurgent Islam as timidity
03/27/06: Facing down a culture where they talk like crazies
03/20/06: For Japan and the West, it's breed or die
03/13/06: Media shockingly ignorant of Muslims among us
03/06/06: ‘Long war’ is breaking down into tedium
02/27/06: Needing to wake up, West just closes its eyes
02/20/06: Cheering tidbits lighten otherwise grim week
02/13/06: Toon-deaf Europe is taking the wrong stand
02/06/06: ‘Sensitivity’ can have brutal consequences
01/30/06: At least Hamas is open about its evil intentions
01/16/06: Ham-handed Dems didn't lay a glove on Alito
01/09/06: U.S. shouldn't have to do tap dance over bugging
01/03/06: Ahnold shows Austrian politicians how it's done
12/27/05: Waiting for real aid
12/21/05: Australian practitioners of that ‘religion of peace’ latest to behave badly
12/19/05: Iraq vote leaves Dems looking like the losers
12/12/05: Dems determined to ignore progress in Iraq
12/05/05: Dems determined to ignore progress in Iraq
11/28/05: Hollywood's PC perversion stifles storytelling
11/21/05: Senate adopts ‘exit strategy’ from reality
11/14/05: Warren Beatty flirts with politics, yet again
11/09/05: Early skirmish in the Eurabian civil war
11/07/05: Wake up, Europe, you've a war on your hands
10/31/05: Don't expect a joyride from Scooter, Dems
10/24/05: Bush was right: Sometimes war is worth it
10/17/05: Media utters nonsense, won't call enemy out
10/10/05: She's not ideal, but she'll get job done
10/03/05: Media deserve blame for New Orleans debacle
09/26/05: Politicians not giving us much of a choice
09/19/05: Flawless Roberts holding Dems scoreless
09/12/05: Terror war all but forgotten on home front
09/06/05: Proof that nothing changed after Sept. 11
08/29/05: New constitution has something for everyone
08/22/05: ‘Peace Mom's’ marriage a metaphor for Dems
08/15/05: Atta way to blow 9/11 panel's credibility
08/08/05: Democrats' new strategy: Almost winning
08/01/05: Terrorists way too cozy in United Kingdom
07/25/05: Dems had their chance to pick justice
07/18/05: Plame security breach? It just ain't so, Joe
07/13/05: The Israelification of Europe
07/11/05: Time for stoic Brits to come out swinging
07/04/05: Public ‘interest’ shouldn't mean money
06/27/05: Don't worry, Old Glory can take the heat
06/20/05: Durbin slanders his own country
06/13/05: Quran desecration crock a win for Jihad spin docs
06/06/05: Tales from Dark Side don't live up to hype
05/30/05: EU just won't take ‘no’ for an answer
05/23/05: Firing up the crowd: From Newsweek to the nuts, in one fast ball
05/16/05: Bolton's sin is telling truth about system
05/09/05: Just watch, Vlad: China will feel your pain, too
05/02/05: Blair will win, but he'll still take a beating
04/26/05: Republican joins Bolton hearing monkey biz
04/18/05: Bolton's just too hip for scaredy-cat Dems
04/11/05: Iraq's new honchos have our spies to thank
04/04/05: GOP crack-up? Pardon my guffaw
03/28/05: Killing for no compelling reason
03/21/05: Kudos to Bolton for telling it like it is
03/14/05: These Irish eyes are smiling at White House snub of IRA
03/05/05: The right side of history
02/28/05: U.S. can sit back and watch Europe implode
02/22/05: Ballyhooed ‘Crucible’ was way out in left field
02/14/05: Destroy our civilization just to demonstrate its multicultural bona fides?
02/07/05: Will Europe warm up to Bush climate change?
01/31/05: ‘Realists’ have it wrong
01/24/05: He's a worldbeater, all right
01/17/05: Conventions wisdom is useless vs. jihadists
01/10/05: Obnoxiousness as a substitute for ideas
12/20/04: Save the whales? What about the Japanese?
11/08/04: The Condescenders still don't get it
11/01/04: If Bush goes, I go
10/29/04: If Bush goes, I go
10/25/04: No time for Kerry's Europhile delusions
10/18/04: Bush is accused of being '‘stubborn’but it's Kerry who refuses to change
10/11/04: Uncoated electoral illusions
10/04/04: Polished, but he can't make his case
09/27/04: Finding American failure — himself
09/20/04: CBS defense of Rather hints at bigger story
09/13/04:''Exclusive! Handwriting Expert Says Bush Wrote The Hitler Diaries!
09/07/04: Being sad isn't enough
08/30/04: Something tells me Bush holds all the aces
08/23/04: Pols play second fiddle to celebrity egos
08/16/04: Peddling their own unique truth
08/02/04: Deluding Demselves
07/26/04: We can nitpick forever, but what's changed?
07/19/04: How a serial liar suckered Dems and the media
07/12/04: Bush's State of the Union speech redeemed
07/02/04: Now itís up to the Iraqis: America has succeeded in Iraq but the war on terror can still be lost at home
06/28/04: How the Sept. 11 commission blew it
06/21/04: Clinton still has 'heat' — but it's the Democrats who are getting burnt
06/14/04: Like Thatcher, Americans grasped Reagan's worth
06/08/04: Yes, that was his job
06/07/04: Tenet's fall shows that spies can't rely on television for intelligence
05/24/04: Faster & fiercer: Asymmetrical federalism in Iraq
05/17/04: Now's not the time for Bush to go soft
TARGET="_blank">05/10/04: It takes a big man to blame everyone around him 05/03/04: Don't count on Koppel for whole war story
04/28/04: Why the Palestinians are in such a state
04/26/04: Mideast instability? Bring it on
04/21/04: Stop whimpering, we're in a battle
04/19/04: Clarke apologizes, but not for everything
04/11/04: Don't let Iraq's tempest in a teacup rattle you
04/05/04: The flip-flopper hip-hopper: John Kerry gets down — and not just his poll numbers
03/25/04: We tried appeasement once before
03/16/04: The Spanish dishonored their dead
03/10/04: Beware of the fruitcakes in government
03/01/04: It's the war, stupid
02/23/04: So which would America rather have: Pretty Boy or Long Face?
02/17/04: The Default Democrat from another world
02/10/04: Kerry won't scare any of the big beasts
02/02/04: The Kerry biography: He's risen without trace
01/26/04: Mad Dr. Dean jolts Kerry campaign to life
01/21/04: Undoing the party herd
01/13/04: llIegals the political 'untouchables'
01/05/04: Don't leave Saddam trial to the 'jet set'
12/30/03: Doers and disparagers
12/23/03: Spates of denial
12/16/03: Defiant? He's a Ba'athist who won't bath
12/10/03: Rummy speaks the truth, not gobbledygook
12/02/03: War on terror can't stop with Iraq
11/24/03: It's not Vietnam and Bush is no Kennedy
11/12/03: There is a Cold War between the US and the EU
10/28/03: Muslim paranoia: Enemies made us impotent!

10/28/03:The CIA scandal is important not because it put an agent's life at risk — it didn't — but because it shows that US Intelligence is either obstructive or inept
10/08/03: Palestinian death cult
09/29/03: Bring on the capitalists
09/22/03: Here comes General Clark, his policies will follow shortly
09/17/03: Don't wait for government protection
09/11/03: Predators aren't looking for peace
09/02/03: This is Hillary's moment — You go, girl!
08/29/03: There are now calls for greater UN involvement in Iraq. Thatís the last thing the country needs
08/26/03: There's only one hyperpower — so everything is our fault
08/04/03: The White Man's Burden
07/29/03: Bill Clinton got this right
06/25/03: It's Mullah time!
05/07/03: What counts is what a guy does when he's not talking
04/30/03: It's named UNSCAM for a very good reason!
04/14/03: Movers and shakers have moved on to the next 'disaster'
03/25/03: Give Saddam credit
03/18/03: 'Eurabia' will have to look after herself
02/27/03: Death wish
02/19/03: The curtain will come down on the peaceniks
02/10/03: Let's quit the UN
02/03/03: Columbia reality-check
01/29/03: Go forth and multiply
01/09/03: America's fake identity crisis
12/31/02: GOP underperforms, but Dems are laughable
11/26/02: A bombing pause --- for 12 months!?
10/30/02: Stop making excuses for Muslim extremists
09/27/02: The more inventively you try to ''explain'' the Islamist psychosis as a rational phenomenon to be accommodated, the more you risk sounding just as nutty as them
08/23/02: Battered Westerner Syndrome inflicted by myopic Muslim defenders
08/09/02: Friends in low places
08/02/02: Armageddon out of here
07/26/02: Enjoy the ''scandal'' while you can, lads
07/16/02: Arafat is toast; Bush knows it --- so why doesn't the rest of the world?
07/10/02: Hey, FBI: So, denial really is a river in Egypt!
06/20/02: A fight to the finish
06/11/02: Rock, royalty a good match
05/31/02: Unless we change our ways ... the world faces a future where things look pretty darn good
05/24/02: Sweet land of liberty: Britain and Europe have free governments, but only in the US are the people truly free
05/14/02: Extreme hypocrisy in the pursuit of 'peace' is ...
05/10/02: The home office of extremism
05/01/02 Slipping down the Eurinal of history: France, the joke is on you
04/23/02 It's time to snap out of Arab fantasy land
04/16/02 Mideast war exposes 'ugly Europeans'
04/09/02 Arafat has begun his countdown to oblivion. Now it's time to crush the Palestinian uprising
03/27/02 The good, the bad and the Gallic shrug
03/20/02 Grand convocation of the weird

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