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Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Learning how to topple a tyrant

Why are the Arab uprisings moving so fast? Technology is only part of the answer.

By William J. Dobson  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Haley Barbour should be the first visitor to Mississippi’s Civil Rights Museum

He’s resorting to what used to be insurance against being called a racist. He's buying goodwill.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:08 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011

Tea Party freshmen play hardball on the budget and chicken with debt limit

Why I’ve spent a lot of time worrying about whether Congress will raise the debt limit.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 03/31/2011

Chavez and Gaddafi — best friends forever?

Why is Chavez speaking out for Gaddafi so loudly?

By William J. Dobson  |  07:15 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  libya

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/30/2011

Obama makes fun of his Nobel Prize

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/30/2011

The bad timing of Marco Rubio’s ‘no’ vote to raise debt limit

We must raise the debt ceiling ...

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Michele Bachmann hits Obama on Libya — but offers no answers of her own

She took to the “Today” show to say a bunch of nuthin’.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Obama doesn’t want to be the pain-at-the-pump president

But Obama doesn’t want to be the pain-at-the-pump president.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:05 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Bashar al-Assad stages his own coup

The Syrian is attempting a new survival tactic in this Arab Spring.

By David Ignatius  |  05:51 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011

John Kerry’s message to Syria

A senator sends a tough message to Bashar al Assad.

By Jackson Diehl  |  04:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Trump’s cynical, ceaseless birther ploy

There's no better way to stand out in a crowded field than to question Obama’s citizenship.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:06 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Who’s afraid of Egyptian democracy?

The political posturing in Egypt, on all sides, is just beginning.

By William J. Dobson  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 03/29/2011

Obama & Libya: Donny Deutsch gets it right on ‘Morning Joe’

We all look for absolutes. We live in a world of grays.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:49 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/29/2011

Obama’s dubious claim of leadership in Libya

The president says he led the intervention. Did he?

By Jackson Diehl  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 03/29/2011

I’ll miss Bob Herbert

The New York Times columnist told the stories of people left out.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  09:09 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 03/28/2011

A fundamentally dishonest speech

The president spent all his time shooting down arguments for military action in Libya that no one is making.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  10:45 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Obama on Libya: Strong on justification, short on strategy

A strong argument for intervention in Libya, but short on strategy to make it work.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  09:47 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Obama makes convincing case for action in Libya

With one neat paragraph, Obama summed up the rationale for action in Libya.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:44 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 PM ET, 03/28/2011

In Obama’s speech, echoes of JFK

On Libya, the president has made clear that American leadership was essential, even indispensable.

By Robert Kagan  |  09:20 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 03/28/2011

The Obama Doctrine’s outlines are clear, but the details are hard to make out

The Obama Doctrine’s outlines are clear, but the details are hard to make out.

By Eugene Robinson  |  08:53 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/28/2011

The key to fighting childhood obesity?

Don't bother talking to your children. Manipulate them!

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Why David Brooks is wrong about dictators

If you’re looking for a model of how a dictator endures, don’t look at Gaddafi.

By William J. Dobson  |  04:10 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Countdown to government shutdown — and default [UPDATE]

There’s so much to do and so little time.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:23 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/28/2011

To rescue or not to rescue?

Suddenly, I hear a voice: ‘Do you have an exit strategy?’

By Richard Cohen  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Acceptance of gays is being led by Catholics

Catholics are more supportive than the general public on gay issues.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 03/27/2011

Can Republicans win another seat by attacking the former speaker?

Can Republicans win another seat by attacking the former speaker?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:35 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 03/27/2011

Don’t mess with Geraldine Ferraro

Question her knowledge of issues, she would clobber you without hesi­ta­tion.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:35 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Black majority in Washington melts away

Over the past decade, the city’s African American population fell by more than 39,000.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/25/2011

The lies that dictators tell

After Tahrir Square, they need a different storyline.

By William J. Dobson  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Obama needs to talk to the nation about Libya

If not a speech, then an East Room news conference will do.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:46 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Stop dissing Obama’s trip to Latin America

Let’s have our debate about Libya without trashing the president for doing the right thing.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:32 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/25/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘No-Fly’ Edition

Time to show what you know on the p-Op quiz.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 03/24/2011

One woman’s fight to preserve a Russian forest

A Russian activist sees her work as a struggle against an authoritarian system.

By William J. Dobson  |  04:23 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Donald Trump goes ‘birther’ on The View

There's a sucker born every minute.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Boehner’s good questions for Obama on Libya

It asks Obama some real questions that need answering.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:15 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/23/2011

What’s the strategy in Libya?

How the coalition plans to get to regime change.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Why are dictators always so sensitive?

Why are dictators so sensitive to what one person might do?

By William J. Dobson  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 03/23/2011

Raise the debt ceiling: Then what?

We can no longer kick the can down the road on debt and deficits.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:12 AM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Raise the debt ceiling: ‘There’s no alternative’

It must be raised or all hell will break loose.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:23 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 03/22/2011

‘Operation Odyssey Dawn’ means nothing, and that’s good

It’s a much better name than ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’ or ‘Operation Restore Hope.’

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:15 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Is this the Fourth Wave of democracy?

There are many reasons for the Arab Spring, but don’t discount “the demonstration effect.”

By William J. Dobson  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Obamacare is not ‘job-destroying’

Ammunition for the next time someone tells you it's a pernicious economic malady.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Haley Barbour takes Tim Pawlenty’s spotlight

Barbour walked right into Pawlenty’s spotlight.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:21 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/22/2011

The Senate 64’s letter to Obama and cheap grace

Guys, you need to put something more concrete on the table.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 03/21/2011

What happens in Tahrir Square stays in Tahrir Square?

Egypt’s vote shows that what happened in Tahrir may stay in Tahrir.

By William J. Dobson  |  06:07 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Tim Pawlenty explores a run for president

He’s out with a new movie, er, announcement.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Will the Tea Party kill compromise on deficit reduction?

Its leaders over the weekend began rallying support for a march on Washington.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/21/2011

Catholics lead the way on same-sex marriage

Leading the charge on acceptance of same-sex marriage.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 03/19/2011

An allied intervention in Libya

The best scenario is that the United States not be seen as the leader in Saturday’s conflict.

By David Ignatius  |  08:20 PM ET, 03/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/19/2011

‘We are not going back’

For the first time, voting counts.

By William J. Dobson  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Obama’s ultimatum to Moammar Gaddafi

He is starting -- but only starting -- to develop a policy on Libya that involves more than rhetoric.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Obama: Gaddafi can stay, after all

This was a huge walk back for the president.

By Marc Thiessen  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Cruising with the Cruze

Forget the Volt. Can GM build a fuel-efficient gas-powered car?

By Charles Lane  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Where are the dictator’s helpers?

Hosni Mubarak is gone, but his party and its leaders still wield influence and power.

By William J. Dobson  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘The beauty of me’ Edition

Time to show what you know on the p-Op quiz.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 03/18/2011

A solution to nasty Internet commenters?

I suppose we could always consider this option...

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 03/17/2011

House Republicans: More spending on coal, oil, gas

More spending on coal, oil, gas?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:45 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s power grab disappoints Capehart

‘Where the heck is the Tea Party now?’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:27 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Parents — and schools — behaving badly

It’s easy to blame parents for pushing their children, but schools also feed such a drive.

By Ruth Marcus  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/17/2011

‘Worse than our worst nightmare during Mubarak’

With its alleged human rights violations, Egypt’s military is traveling down a slippery slope.

By William J. Dobson  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Donald Trump for president. Seriously?

That he’s getting real attention tells me the GOP field is in serious trouble.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/17/2011

In defense of Sen. Mike Lee

As a freshman, Mike Lee has already made his mark on the Senate.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Pelosi not sure Boehner has votes to raise debt limit

‘We never lost a vote. I never depended upon Republican votes, either.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:02 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 03/16/2011

If a nuclear disaster can happen in Japan...

Folks who live next to nuclear power plants don’t necessarily face the same level of risk those around Fukushima Daiichi did.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  09:16 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/16/2011

Republicans’ souring on Sarah Palin is no shock

Republicans are starting to catch up with the rest of us.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/16/2011

The blood money deal to release CIA contractor Raymond Davis

How CIA contractor Raymond Davis was released from prison in Pakistan.

By David Ignatius  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/16/2011

‘Another dictatorship, just with new faces’ for Egypt?

A fair election or a shrewd military strategy for returning Egypt to dictatorship?

By William J. Dobson  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Glenn Beck says there’s a divine ‘message’ in Japan earthquake

If Gilbert Gottfried can be fired for tweeting un-funny jokes about the Japanese earthquake, can't Glenn Beck lose his audience for this?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:16 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Maryland gay marriage debacle reveals cowards and civil rights myopia

Civil rights should not be encumbered by race or sexual orientation

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Adam Serwer’s ignorance of a terrorist group

After its merger with al Qaeda, al Shabab launched its first terrorist attack outside of Somalia.

By Marc Thiessen  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 03/15/2011

‘The military is above the nation’

The Egyptian military is not the guardian of the revolution protesters hoped it would be.

By William J. Dobson  |  08:20 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Conservatives are right to go after Sarah Palin

I totally understand the freakout among conservative intellectuals.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:28 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Don’t blame the press for NPR’s problems

Again, the meeting should never have happened.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2011

Japan: Gall in the face of suffering

A stunning lack of sympathy, empathy or plain old decency.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:17 AM ET, 03/14/2011

After Japan earthquake, should we abandon nuclear power?

Americans shouldn’t rush to shun the energy source so quickly after these disasters.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:17 AM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/13/2011

A link between Japan’s earthquake and global warming?

Issuing warnings so quickly makes environmentalists appear knee-jerk and alarmist.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011

Pray for Japan

I've struggled all day for something to say about the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 03/11/2011

Fundraisers not entirely on autopilot at NPR

NPR's development office isn't totally running on autopilot.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:42 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 03/11/2011

Friday p-Op quiz: ‘Radical’ Edition

A governor did an end-run around an intransigent minority. A union leader won by losing...

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:50 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/11/2011

Ryan opens the tax door?

Not a full embrace of reality, but every little step in reality's direction should be encouraged.

By Matt Miller  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Why we loved David Broder

The sort of generosity he showed again and again and again.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  05:20 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Keith Ellison: In defense of Muslim Americans

You're emotionally dead if you feel nothing, not even a pang of empathy....

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:56 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 03/10/2011

Al-Qaeda's American-bred leadership

Top leaders of all three al-Qaeda networks that now threaten the homeland today have roots in this community.

By Marc Thiessen  |  11:18 AM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 03/10/2011

‘U.N.’ intervention in the Arab world

Everyone is nervous about the use of U.S. force and U.S. money in the region.

By Anne Applebaum  |  08:12 AM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/10/2011

Bullying is not a rite of passage

Why is President Obama focused on this today?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 03/09/2011

That U.N. no-fly zone

Nothing more than a no-fly zone enforced by the only power that can do it — the United States.

By Charles Krauthammer  |  07:10 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/09/2011

All things defunded

Why public radio desperately needs defunding

By Charles Lane  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/09/2011

The real scandal in the resignation of Japan’s foreign minister

The reluctance of Japanese to welcome anyone who doesn’t look and talk like them.

By Fred Hiatt  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/09/2011

Dave Broder: A reporter at heart

To be out on the campaign trail with Dave was to receive a lesson in modesty.

By Ruth Marcus  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/09/2011

NPR fundraisers ignored unmistakable red flags

Numerous red flags appear to have been completely ignored

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 03/09/2011

Ireland's electoral revolution (and one of my favorite ads)

One of the biggest losses by an incumbent party in any democratic election, anywhere.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  02:32 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/09/2011

NPR executive caught on camera -- doing what, exactly?

But what, exactly, does this say about NPR's journalism?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/09/2011

The shadow of the Iraq War isn't as long as Applebaum claims

Egyptians do not fear they will be stigmatized by U.S. aid.

By Robert Kagan and Reuel Marc Gerecht  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 03/09/2011

One thing those taped NPR execs probably didn't get wrong

Unlike some of the other outrageous material in the video, these statements are easily defensible.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  08:37 AM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:12 AM ET, 03/09/2011

Libya, Krauthammer and the shadow of Iraq

No voices anywhere, in any part of the world, are calling for U.S. intervention to bring down Moammar Gaddafi.

By Anne Applebaum  |  06:12 AM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Anne Applebaum’s Libyan mirage

She is more interventionist in Libya than I am.

By Charles Krauthammer  |  08:23 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Give me liberty or give me health care — the end at last.

Here’s how to make coverage for everyone constitutional.

By Charles Lane  |  07:39 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/08/2011

The 'gangster' rap on Michele Bachmann

Some blacks think she’s engaging in ugly dog-whistle politics

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Russell Simmons, gay marriage and Maryland

Can music mogul bring other blacks around on marriage equality?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:27 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Won't climate change help America?

Warmer temperatures will be good for America? A treacherously seductive line of argument.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 PM ET, 03/07/2011

Won't climate change help America?

Warmer temperatures will be good for America? A treacherously seductive line of argument.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  08:26 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 03/07/2011

The limited scope of Rep. Peter King’s ‘radical’ hearings

Hearings on ‘radical Islam’ ignore radical elements made in the U.S.A.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:27 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 03/07/2011

An opening to the Arab world

A new television show that could transform the way we follow news from the Arab world is on the verge of debuting.

By Sarah Lovenheim  |  02:56 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 03/07/2011

Michele Bachmann bumps Sarah Palin as Tea Party Queen

Rep. Bachmann is replacing Sarah Palin as the real leader of the Tea Party.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:49 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/04/2011

Sam Arora’s disgraceful wavering on marriage equality in Maryland

The outrage directed at Arora is understandable. As is the sense of betrayal.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 03/04/2011

Same-sex marriage isn't the threat to African American families

It's still beyond me how gay marriage affects the already married.

By Colbert I. King  |  02:47 PM ET, 03/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/03/2011

Charlie Sheen madness

The decent thing to do would be to avert our eyes and hope he gets help.

By Ruth Marcus  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 03/03/2011

A warning to would-be interventionists in Libya

This place makes Iraq and Afghanistan look like models of social cohesion.

By David Ignatius  |  05:25 PM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 03/03/2011

Mexican President Calderon, the Middle East and building democracy

President Calderon’s discourse this morning on democracy perked me up.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:35 PM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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