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Get Serious About Governing, Democrats by Matt Welch. When politicians and activists warn that this or that election is a stark, Manichean choice between the champions of good and the malefactors of evil, many of us on the sidelines of [...]
Cruelty Well Used: Machiavelli, Walker, and Romney? by Carson Holloway. Machiavelli’s advice to princes holds important lessons for Mitt Romney if he is elected president. The career of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, read in light of the 500-year-old work of [...]
Culture Still Matters by Victor Davis Hanson. This week I am leading a military-history tour on the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland, to Amsterdam. You can learn a lot about Europe’s current economic crises by ignoring the sophisticated barrage of [...]
Governor Walker’s Victory Spells Doom For Public Sector Unions by Bill Frezza. Public sector unions have reached their high water mark. Let the cleanup begin as the red ink recedes. Despite a last-minute smear campaign accusing Scott Walker of fathering [...]
Walker’s Example: Courage Rewarded by Jonathan S. Tobin. There are a lot of ways to explain Scott Walker’s decisive victory in the Wisconsin recall election. Democrats will talk about the influence of money and, if they are honest, admit they [...]
No Recall by Ross Douthat. For disappointed Democrats, seduced by early exit polls into a vain hope that the union-busting Wisconsin governor Scott Walker might actually be recalled from office late last night, the good news is that some of [...]
Studio Can’t Turn Down Gay Weddings by Scott Sandlin. A photo studio’s refusal to photograph a same-sex couple’s commitment ceremony violates the New Mexico Human Rights Act, the Court of Appeals has ruled, rejecting the Albuquerque studio’s argument that doing [...]
“Profound Delight in Being”: Remembering John Hick by Amir Dastmalchian. John Hick, an influential theologian and philosopher who died earlier this year, was drawn to issues that transcend any particular tradition—the question of evil, the meaning of suffering, life after [...]
Union of Concerned Scientists Cooks the Books, Media Swallow It by Ronald Bailey. Last week the environmental lobbying group the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a new report entitled “A Climate of Corporate Control: How Corporations Have Influenced the U.S. [...]
The 12 Ties that Bind Long-Term Relationships by Susan Krauss Whitbourne. See here.
So Much for that Nobel Peace Prize! How Anti-War Obama has Become Lord High Executioner by Toby Harnden. They call them the ‘Terror Tuesday’ meetings. Held in the Situation Room in the bowels of the White House, they are chaired [...]