Author Archives: Robert W. Merry
We are seeing an historical pattern of fluctuation.
The dangers that confront late-stage democracy.
Pursue unsavory business, pay the price.
Is America just ‘an idea’?
Get ready for an American version of socialism.
Is it part of an internecine struggle?
The elites are the problem.
He revealed how a vulgarian such as Trump could triumph.
It started with a hatred of crony capitalism.
The top 20 percent already pony up 84 percent of income taxes.
Populism stretches through the American experience.
He is proving more aggressive and adventuresome than Obama was.
The paper of record goes of its way to downplay the Susan Rice revelations.
The president invested a large chunk of political capital in health care. He didn’t know the market.
Big Bird doesn’t need the money, and neither do so many other organizations grabbing special privileges and advantages through access to the federal largess pool.
He alone perceived America’s status quo crisis.
Historians agree on the top three. Below that, there are fascinating trends in opinion.
A new poll shows that the public wants a foreign policy grounded in the national interest.
What kind of country do we want our country to be?
The inaugural address drew on powerful nationalist themes from the campaign. Now it’s all about performance.← Older posts
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