To understand the sometimes glaring gaps between candidate Obama’s promises and President Obama’s policies, it is useful to appreciate an old tension in American progressivism. . . .
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
In today's Wall Street Journal, Hoover's Peter Robinson reports on an interview with Gary Becker. . . .
Thomas Sowell offers examples of why intellectuals are so often wrong about economics. . . .
The Nobel Prize winner says Americans don't want expansion of government. . . .
Rupert Murdoch discusses his proclivity to build and oversee a media empire. . . .
Why the former footballer is hoping to run for office in California--as a Republican. . . .
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter explains the substantive differences between conservatives and the Obama administration relative to the stimulus...
Paul Rahe says it is easy to explain the nanny state, since there is a nanny in all of us. . . .
This past Saturday, Mitch Daniels, the Republican governor of Indiana, delivered a commencement address at Butler University...
The President should take a page from Francois Mitterand. . . .
Can his health care legislation get 60 votes? . . .
This month, the country is watching two experiments unfold...
Everyone seems to need a narrative of good against evil -- even people who don't believe in God or in Satan. . . .
Thomas Sowell introduces his new book, Intellectuals and Society, and expounds on what he calls “the fatal misstep of intellectuals.” . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
How well are our leaders — including Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke — managing the aftermath of the financial crisis? . . .
“He comes to Washington and tells me a sad story,” Franklin D. Roosevelt once said of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia...