Author Archives: Robert W. Merry
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.
His performance was neither sterling nor a disaster.
He was a throwback to the straight-up journalism of old.
A new poll shows how Trump captured the public sentiment that both neoconservatives and liberal interventionists have ignored.
We’re all in this project together.
Today’s circumstances demand different—but no less bold—diplomatic tactics.
The keys that predict victory could pose bad news for Clinton.
Was the Mexican War gratuitous conquest or strategic statesmanship?Newer posts →
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