American Debate Archive: April, 2009

What Obama didn't say

Comment icon 0 Comments
Today, and again tomorrow, I plan to highlight several exchanges that occurred during the presidential news conference that marked Barack... Read more

Arlen being Arlen

Comment icon 0 Comments
When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked yesterday to comment on Arlen Specter's decision to quit the GOP and become the 59th Democratic... Read more

Specter opts to survive

Comment icon 0 Comments
Stop the presses. Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter announced today that he's switching parties. That gives the Democrats 59 senators... Read more

Litmus test limbo

Comment icon 0 Comments
As if we didn't have enough to worry about, now comes the swine flu. But at least we can rest easy knowing that President Obama's top health... Read more

The ghost of the Gipper

Comment icon 0 Comments
My Sunday print column, tweaked and expanded. Most observers, noting President Obama's first 100 days, appear to have opted for the FDR... Read more

Listening post

Comment icon 0 Comments
Today's entry is auditory only. I was a studio guest this morning on Philadelphia NPR; the "Radio Times" show devoted an hour... Read more

Obama and the limits of power

Comment icon 0 Comments
The Obama team, while exhibiting considerable message discipline during its first 93 days, has nevertheless flunked the message test on... Read more

The paranoid style

Comment icon 0 Comments
The natural temptation, at the moment, is to focus on the hot-button issue du jour, and that would be the Obama regime's current struggle... Read more