Despite appearing to have emerged from April’s election as the winner, Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a government. This means that Israel will have to hold new elections in September.
One Congressman thinks it would be a good idea to treat journalists as criminals.
Once again, a pundit has come up with the boneheaded idea of reinstating the draft.
Despite the opposition of the SECDEF and Joint Chiefs, the latter expanded yesterday.
With the advantage of hindsight, it’s clear that more creative strategies were needed. But they probably couldn’t have been passed.
The Illinois Appellate Court has tossed mayoral frontrunner Rahm Emanuel off the ballot, saying he didn’t meet residency requirements.
Thomas Ricks laments that the combination of the all-volunteer military and lower top marginal rates mean that the wealthy have “checked out of America and moved into physical and mental gated communities.” To solve this problem, he proposed bringing back the draft.
Former Congressman Bob Barr argues that the right should not be so eager to rehabilitate George W. Bush. He’s right.