National Interest

  • January 28, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    State of the Union: You still awake?

    Presidents have stood before Congress to opine annually on the state of our union since the era of Woodrow Wilson. So if you're bored silly by th...
  • January 27, 2014

    Hillary Clinton, big bucks beneficiary

    Politics is so often a game of unforeseen consequences. Back when the U. S. Supreme Court ruled inCitizens United that rich people and special inter...
  • January 24, 2014

    Meet Wendy Davis, 'liar' and 'bad mom'

    When Texas lawmaker Wendy Davis was filibustering a draconian anti-abortion bill last June, and vaulting to Democratic celebritydom, you just knew tha...
  • January 23, 2014 |  National Interest

    Clueless on chemicals: "No data available"

    Consider this a cautionary tale about the evils of non-regulation, because when it comes to chemicals, we are all West Virginians.
  • January 22, 2014

    Christie's woes spark Republican freakout

    The stuff Republicans are saying about Chris Christie ain't very pretty. Tuesday's gubernatorial swear-in was supposed to christen his presi...
  • January 21, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Obama rightly decries the racist war on weed

    Maybe it's just that President Obama feels free to say what he thinks because he doesn't have to face the voters again. Or maybe his new rem...
  • January 20, 2014

    Martin Luther King, speaking for himself

    To many Americans, the phrase "Martin Luther King Day" is a synonym for "no school" and "no mail" and "let's...
  • January 17, 2014

    Fifty years later, winning the war on cigarettes

    Rather than lament what's wrong about America (our default reflex), here's something big on the upside: We no longer dwell in an environme...