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Dave Clegg

The Spiritual Shape of Political Ideas

How it is that we once again find ourselves rooting out sin, shunning heretics, and heralding the end times

By JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Back in the driver’s seat: Roberts

Obamacare’s State of Crisis

Halbig, but King bigger

By ADAM J. WHITE

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

The body of Peter Fechter is carried away by East German guards, August 1962.

Berlin, 25 Years Later

As Germans celebrate reunification, they are reluctant to confront a Russia that is once again seeking to divide the continent

By JAMES KIRCHICK

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Barack Obama in Berlin, July 2008

Hartache

Democratic hero worship then and now

By NOEMIE EMERY

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Newscom

A Bad Deal Gets Worse

By LEE SMITH

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

America/Israel

With Israel, Against Terror

By WILLIAM KRISTOL

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

AP PHOTO / EVAN VUCCI

Let the People Decide

By TERRY EASTLAND

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Ugly Memorial

Gehry’s Ike: Not Dead Yet

By ANDREW FERGUSON

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Luciana Borio of the FDA, at right, testifies before Congress regarding Ebola, O

Failing to Rise to the Challenge

What the FDA should learn from Ebola.

By MICHAEL ASTRUE

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

The Victims of Communism Memorial, Washington, D.C.

First a Memorial, Then a Museum

Remembering the victims of communism.

By JONATHAN V. LAST

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Gary Locke

How to Rebuke a President

Censure-plus.

By JAY COST

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Gabriel Naddaf speaks after receiving a World Jewish Congress award, January 201

An Israeli Priest Defends Israel

The case for Jewish-Christian collaboration.

By MARK TOOLEY

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Suffragette in the diary of Reginald Marsh (1912)

Brush to Pen

The daily, sometimes hourly, thoughts of artists

By TARA BARNETT

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Bust of Alexander the Great, St. Petersburg

Happy Warriors

The burden of command, lightly borne, in the classical world

By J. E. LENDON

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Matthew Arnold, circa 1877

Culture’s Champion

On rereading ‘Culture and Anarchy.’

By GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Toby, Matthew Gilbert

Canine Therapy

On the dog as a catalyst among humans

By SOPHIE FLACK

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Newscom

Dept. of Corrections

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Obamacare

A ‘Hell of a Story’: More Obamacare Lies

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

newscom

Doctors Yearning to Breathe Free

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Ramirez

I'm With Stupid

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Jori Bolton

The Dakota Directive

Joseph Bottum in The Snowball Identity

By JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

David Clark

Everyone Has His Price

Joseph Epstein counts his pennies.

By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Candidate Mike with wife Tina and campaign workers

They Like Mike

Matt Labash, election observer

By MATT LABASH

November 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10

Gus, center, with his four sons (Harold at right)

Another Country

Lee Smith unfolds family history.

By LEE SMITH

November 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

A New Name for a Tired Theory

A New Name for a Tired Theory

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

The President's Plucky Persian Pal

The President's Plucky Persian Pal

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

All Good Things Must Come to an End

All Good Things Must Come to an End

November 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10

But What Do They Call Him?

But What Do They Call Him?

November 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09