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Blankley: Newt's Past and Future Leadership

Almost all political commentators agree on one thing. The Republican presidential campaign is unlike any we have experienced. It is not a campaign of steady trends and continuities, but rather of emotional reversals and discontinuities. Perhaps this ...

Blankley: Secular, Liberal Egypt, We Hardly Knew Ya

One of the nice things about human history is that no matter how much people or their leaders misjudge events and make a hash of things, within a few centuries, the debris is cleared away, and we can have another go at getting things right. Yes, I am ...

Blankley: How to Break the Partisan Fever

Sunday on "Meet the Press" Colin Powell blamed divisive, poisonous Washington politics on the media and the Tea Party. The essence of Powell's argument was: "Republicans and Democrats are focusing more and more on their extreme left and extreme right ...

Blankley: An Important New Book

A just released book, "Bowing to Beijing" by Brett M. Decker and William C. Triplett II, will change forever the way you think about China -- even if, like me, you already have the deepest worries about the Chinese threat. As I opened the book, I was ...

Blankley: GOP Primary Deadlock?

Here's a thought: The GOP presidential primaries may well prove to be inconclusive, with the nominee actually being chosen at the convention in Tampa, Fla., in the fourth week of August next year. True, it has been generations since a presidential no ...

Blankley: A Time for Statesmen

Now is a particularly dangerous moment for American national security interests. Not just because threats are growing. Not just because the current administration is making a historic bungle from China to Iraq to Iran to Russia to Europe to Mexico to ...

Blankley: The Administration Slithers Away From Reality

"No one should miscalculate America's resolve and commitment to helping support the Iraqi democracy. -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, October 23, 2011 "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to gi ...

Blankley: Washington Considers China Trade War

For the past few years, fear of China's predatory mercantilism has been steadily growing in America, both amongst the public and in elite business and political circles. But last week, for the first time, one could discern the genuine possibility tha ...

Blankley: Euro-Debt Danger

How dangerous is the European financial condition? On Monday, while stock markets from the DAX and FTSE to the New York Stock Exchange were up sharply on report of French and German cooperative murmurs regarding sovereign debt negotiations (and on te ...

Blankley: Good GOP Flip-Flops

William F. Buckley, Jr., founding father of the modern conservative movement, famously asserted his doctrine of voting for the most conservative candidate who is electable. Let me presume to add an analytic codicil: The GOP and the conservative movem ...


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