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Down and Out in Vermont

Heroin in the hills

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

November 4, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 08

Obamacare

Health Reform Breaks Bad

The deceptions and disasters of Obamacare

BY CHRISTOPHER J. CONOVER

October 21 - October 28, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07

Shaun Donovan

HUD’s Power Grab

The Obama administration plots a wholesale federal intrusion into local housing policy

BY TERRY EASTLAND

October 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

‘Keep Cool and Vote for the Chancellor’

Germany Moves Left

Angela Merkel’s Pyrrhic victory

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

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Womb for Rent

The brave new world of childless couples, enterprising lawyers, and surrogate mothers

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

sorry no gas

Two Miserable Decades

Don’t worry, it was even worse in the 1970s. Or was it?

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

September 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

Truman & Obama

Uncommonly Partisan

The consistently divisive rhetoric of President Obama

BY JAY COST

September 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

newscom

Washington Builds a Bugaboo

How does Senator Ted Cruz tick off liberals? Let us count the ways.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

September 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

thomas fluharty

The Muddle East

Every idea President Obama had about pacifying the Muslim world turned out to be wrong.

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

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The Last 24 Notes

Tom Day and the volunteer buglers who play ‘Taps’ at veterans’ funerals across America

BY MATT LABASH

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

Richard Carlson

Signs of the Zodiac

The streets of San Francisco, 1969

BY RICHARD CARLSON

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

The Constitutionalist

The Constitutionalist

Utah’s freshman senator makes his mark

BY TERRY EASTLAND

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Mandates

Going, Going, Gone

The arguments that justified Obama­care are already being discredited. Here’s how to replace it.

BY YUVAL LEVIN

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

Tony Abbott campaigning in 2010

Conservatism on Top Down Under

Meet Tony Abbott, the likely next prime minister of Australia

BY FRED BARNES

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

The Gatsby

The Scandal Society

From Nixon and Clinton to Obama

BY NOEMIE EMERY

August 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47

Isabel Kret

The Regulatory Court

The D.C. Circuit takes center stage, one more time

BY ADAM J. WHITE

August 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47

Andrew Jackson takes on the Hydra of centralized power.

The New Old Thing

Jeffersonian populism returns

BY JAY COST

August 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

Fluharty

Child’s Play

The fairy-tale world of Model United Nations

BY JAMES KIRCHICK

August 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

Erika Harold at the 2004 Republican convention in New York

Miss America vs. Mr. Incumbent

Not your ordinary House primary race

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

David Clark

The Oldest War

Remember when the battle of the sexes was a laughing matter?

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

Obamacare creates many grossly unfair situations.

The Dishonor System

A user’s guide to committing fraud on the Obama­care exchanges

BY CHRISTOPHER J. CONOVER

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Soldiers in the suburbs of Cairo, July 8

The Great Collision

Egypt’s descent into chaos

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Brain

Surprise and Creativity

Notes toward a new economics

BY GEORGE GILDER

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Plastination

Bodies at an Exhibition

New questions about the origins of the plastinated human specimens now touring the world

BY ETHAN GUTMANN

July 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43

Give us this day our subsidized bread: shoppers in Alexandria

No More Morsi

A coup in ungovernable Egypt

BY LEE SMITH

July 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

Gary Locke

The Last Redoubt

Republican attorneys general: the unsung heroes in challenging the Obama agenda

BY FRED BARNES

July 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

The siege of Vicksburg, 1863

Grant at Vicksburg

A masterpiece of military art

BY MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS

July 8 - July 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Robert E. Lee, George Meade

A Great Battlefield

Gettysburg: an epic tale of not quite enough and just in time

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

July 8 - July 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Oi, Brussels: Sod off.

City Under Siege

The European Union’s coming attack on the Anglo-Saxon financial sector

BY ANDREW STUTTAFORD

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Russia Today television interviews Syria’s Bashar al-Assad.

A Bear in the Desert

Why did the Obama administration allow a Russian resurgence in the Middle East?

BY TOD LINDBERG

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Obama

The Great Bugout

Obama’s retreat from the Middle East

BY THOMAS DONNELLY

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Fracking

Frack to the Future

Can small-town North Dakota survive an oil boom?

BY MICHAEL WARREN

June 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39