December 7, 1951 v. September 11, 2011

Not every 10th anniversary of a horrible surprise attack has been treated the same.

Bush, Clinton, Biden Honor Flight 93

The short-lived national unity spawned by the attacks of a decade ago was re-kindled for a few hours as former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush joined with Vice President Joe Biden to honor Flight 93.

Are We Safer?

Measuring our progress a decade after the 9/11 attacks

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The MOVE THAT BUS… Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Michele Bachmann And The “Submission” Question: Byron York Was Right

On reflection, the nature of Marcus Bachmann’s influence over his wife is indeed a legitimate question in a political campaign.

China, US Debt, and Power

Joseph Nye explains why China’s “demand the United States address its structural debt problems and ensure the safety of China’s dollar assets” is really just talk.

Oslo Shooter Anti-Muslim Christian Extremist

The death toll in Norway’s deadliest day of terrorism is up to 91. The man behind it, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, is a frequent poster of anti-Muslim screeds on Christian fundamentalist websites.

Gaddafi and the ICC: Meaningless, Unfair, or Both?

The selective application of international law is here to stay.

Is A Three-Term Congresswoman Who’s Never Sponsored A Law Ready For The White House?

The odds of history are against Michele Bachmann.

America’s Newest Secret War, Or The Same One We’ve Been Fighting For Ten Years?

American drone strikes in Yemen are intensifying. Is this a new war. or just the same one we’ve been fighting since October 2001?

Why Obama’s Osama Bounce Didn’t Last

President Obama’s approval numbers shot up after Osama bin Laden was killed two weeks ago. They’ve already settled back to where they were

Bush: OBL Raid ‘Good Call’

If former President George W. Bush has any bitterness that Osama bin Laden was finally killed under his successor, he’s not showing it.

Pakistan Tries, And Largely Fails, To Explain Itself

Pakistan is trying to explain how the world’s most wanted man was able to hide in plain sight for six years, and failing badly.

Senator Proposes “No-Ride” List For Rail

One U.S. Senator wants to bring elements of the TSA’s security theater to America’s rail system.

Twitter As Breaking News Source

Sunday’s announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden was the latest example of how Twitter has become the go-to source for “Breaking News.”

Pakistan After Bin Laden: Frenemies Forever?

Changing our relationship status to Complicated.

Did Osama bin Laden Win?

Osama bin Laden is dead, but he’s succeeded in changing America for the worse.

Pakistan, You Got Some `Splainin’ To Do

How exactly was the most wanted man in the world able to hide in this house without anyone in Pakistan knowing about it?

King & Spalding Withdraws From DOMA Defense. Thuggery? No, Just A Business Decision

A major law firm has withdrawn from defending DOMA in Court, and a public controversy has erupted.

Libya Mission: Creeping

One can almost hear the pitter-patter of American boots in the distance.

Presidential Shutdown Propaganda via OPM?

Agency heads are pleading President Obama’s case in advance of a shutdown.

Libya And The White House: What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

The public, and Congress, are skeptical of the mission in Libya, and the reason for that is because the President has failed to tell us exactly why we’re there and what we’ll be doing.

An Irony About Libya

So much for not getting invaded…

Time To Pull Out Of Afghanistan

Nine years into a war that seems to be without end, it’s time to declare victory and go home.

Obama: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Warrants

The Obama Justice Department says it can look at phone records without warrants or judicial oversight.

Napolitano’s Vague Warnings

DHS Secretary Napolitano issues some vague warnings to Congress.

Compressing History

Revolutions don’t happen over a weekend.

Blogging Liberty and Tyranny, Chapter Two

The blogging of Mark Levin’s magnum opus continues.