By Michael Barone | 09/10/13 03:36 PM
It’s not often that a secretary of state in a single press conference makes one statement that severely undercuts the administration’s chances of winning a crucial vote in Congress and another that offers the administration a cosmetic way out of severe difficulties of its own making. But John...
By Michael Barone | 09/09/13 03:30 PM
My Washington Examiner colleague Ashe Schow links to Hayley Dixon's story in the Telegraph reporting a leaked report to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in which scientists predict that the earth is entering an extended period of global cooling.
By Michael Barone | 09/07/13 02:46 PM
It's just reaching midnight Saturday in Australia, where the center-right coalition of the Liberal and National parties has won a big victory. They have won 87 seats in the 150-member lower chamber to 54 for the incumbent Australian Labor Party, and so Liberal Tony Abbott will replace Labor's...
By Michael Barone | 09/06/13 06:08 PM
Hovering over the congressional debate on whether to authorize the use of military force in Syria is the specter of Iraq.
By Michael Barone | 09/06/13 12:24 PM
President Obama will speak to the nation on Tuesday on Syria in the face of a very real possibility that his call for authorization of the use of military force will be rejected by a large majority in the House of Representatives.
By Michael Barone | 08/30/13 05:20 PM
Americans change their minds on some issues. One of them is crime and punishment.
By Michael Barone | 09/04/13 05:38 PM
Blunder after blunder. That’s been the story of Barack Obama’s policy toward Syria.
By Michael Barone | 08/28/13 09:15 PM
It’s the coolest summer in a century, or at least the government is reporting the fewest number of 100 degree days at U.S. HCN (Historical Climatology Network) stations. Yet I’m sure that somewhere someone is arguing that this is a result of man-made global warming–or, er, climate change....
By Michael Barone | 08/28/13 12:50 AM
Evidently MSNBC’s ratings have been plummeting this year, and not just because it’s August; the comparisons are with similar months last year. August 2013 ratings were 28% below those for August 2012.
By Michael Barone | 08/27/13 07:55 AM
Evidence of the astonishing incompetence of the Obama administration continues to roll in. It started with the stimulus package. One-third of the money went to public employee union members -- a political payoff not very stimulating to anyone else. Billions went to green energy loans, like the...
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