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Steve Brundage

Crowded Field of Dreams

The state of the Republican race

By STEPHEN F. HAYES

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Illinois union members and public employees protest pension cuts and facilities

The Next Greece?

Unsustainable public debt closer to home

By IRWIN M. STELZER

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Taking Down The Confederate Flag In South Carolina

It Still Matters

The American Civil War, that is

By GEOFFREY NORMAN

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Iran Deal

How Will We Know?

The coming Iran intelligence failure

By REUEL MARC GERECHT

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Churchill

Fait Non-Accompli

By WILLIAM KRISTOL

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

John Kerry

Making Stuff Up

By LEE SMITH

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Planned Parenthood

Reprehensible

By JOHN MCCORMACK

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

President Obama Iran Deal

On the Consequences of the Deal

By MICHAEL MAKOVSKY

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

President Obama Photo

They Really, Really Don’t Like Him

Our unpopular president.

By JAY COST

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

‘Foreign Minister Zarif, is your government still harboring al Qaeda operatives?

Iran Is Working with al Qaeda

So why are we working with Iran?

By THOMAS JOSCELYN

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Campaigning

Be Prepared

Going door-to-door for 2016—already.

By MICHAEL WARREN

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Obama

Partisan in Chief

Obama’s besetting sin.

By FRED BARNES

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)

Myth Makers

The long reach of a famous circle of Oxford scholars.

By MICHAEL NELSON

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent

Entails of Woe

The soap-operatic succession saga of the Sackvilles.

By SYDNEY LEACH

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Sian Phillips, Kyle MacLachlan in ‘Dune’ (1984)

Dune’s Half-Century

A cult classic stands the test of time.

By JOSEPH BOTTUM

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Henry Luce (1956)

Mighty Brow

The unheralded emblem of power and authority.

By THOMAS VINCIGUERRA

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

NEWSCOM

The Terrorists’ Veto

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Alito

Alito Unbound

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

NEWSCOM

Cuba’s Fans

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Gary Locke

Fly by Night

Christopher Caldwell, astir among the aphids

By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

David Clark

A Fistful of Forints

Victorino Matus, big spender.

By VICTORINO MATUS

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Jori Bolton

Marriage à la Modesto

Philip Terzian, the Reverend

By PHILIP TERZIAN

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Dave Clark

Midnight's Child

Joseph Bottum, morning truant

By JOSEPH BOTTUM

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Looking Out for Number One

Looking Out for Number One

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Man of the Moneyed People

Man of the Moneyed People

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

In the Clouds

In the Clouds

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

A Teachable Moment

A Teachable Moment

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41