State of the Union

The Vague Promise of Obama's Ambitious Preschool Plan
February 15, 2013

His proposal raises legitimate questions, but studies show it stands a chance.

Good Speech, Bad Strategy
Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for his coalition
February 13, 2013

Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for the future of his coalition.

"I Did It in My Pants"
The Ted Nugent-State of the Union quiz
February 13, 2013

The Ted Nugent-State of the Union quiz.

The Complexities of Obama's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Plan
February 13, 2013

It won't be cheap, and it won't be approved overnight. But research suggests that it would pay off.

Raise the Minimum Wage!
And make it higher than what Obama just proposed
February 12, 2013

Barack Obama was right to propose a minimum-wage hike in his State of the Union Address. But his $9 an hour target was too cheap. And new research throws cold water on the old assumption that higher minimum wages cost jobs. 

The Spending Problem We Don't Have—and the One We Do
Joe Scarborough is right about the deficit, but wrong about the solution
February 12, 2013

Joe Scarborough is right about the deficit, but wrong about the solution.

Persian Gulf
October 07, 2002

So far America's war on terrorism has converged nicely with the regional interests of the world's leading sponsor of international terrorism: Iran. After September 11, 2001, the United States worked with Tehran's mullahs to help oust their Sunni rivals to the east in Afghanistan, the Taliban.

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