By some reports, China's economy will surpass the U.S. in "purchasing parity" by 2016. Does this mean that the U.S. is on the way out as a superpower?
A time-limited, vermouth-limited overserved kinetic martini-action cocktail operation. (And don't miss the "Ten missing elements from Obama's speech.")
What ails Egypt isn't much different from what ailed nascent Turkey, ninety years ago.
Vodkapundit interviews the Tennessee senator regarding his proposed Commitment to Prosperity Act.
President Obama makes his second State of the Union speech tonight. The Vodkapundit is ready — martinis in hand. (And for wall to wall live video coverage, check out PJTV, which is carrying both the SOTU and GOP responses live, as well as plenty of commentary, beginning at 5:00 PM Pacific/8:00 PM Eastern.)
One way or another, Absolut Victory will be declared tonight.
Wish the Gang of Four Democratic senators opposing the president the best of luck. Because we’re all going to need it.
Who in the White House do Democrats hate more than anyone else? Who in the White House do Republicans secretly love these days? Would you believe it’s the same person?
Hired from Reason magazine, once Weigel joined the Post, it was obvious he was no libertarian. His “progressive” tilt, and open hostility towards most anyone to the right of himself was quickly apparent. (Update: Related thoughts from Ed Driscoll.)
Hard to believe, but President Obama's speech is being billed as his first Oval Office address to the nation. Vodkapundit's Stephen Green is ready — martinis in hand.
Somehow, the Democrats grandfathered in every bad idea the Republicans promulgated under Bush, then asked themselves, “But how can we really make things bad?” Well, now we know.
Good news, bad news, worse news, and downright scary news about the confrontation on the Korean penninsula.
My conservative and libertarian brothers and sisters, why do we associate ourselves with a phrase that is historically icky and philosophically untenable? To millions, "states' rights" is also a convenient shorthand for "Jim Crow." We can and should do better.
Europe ought to consider giving Greece a lovely parting gift. Thanks for coming over! But the hour's late, and after your $146 billion bailout, tomorrow's hangover promises to be quite a nasty one.
How Stephen Green, the Vodkapundit, fell in love between haircut and lunch.
Is there a feud between Apple and Verizon? Maybe Steve Jobs just likes keeping things simple.
The horse race continues: Vodkapundit looks at House races for November.
Vodkapundit explores who will be the strong horses and the weak ones in the fall election.
If you didn’t already question Obama’s judgment, now would be a good time to start. (And check out Ed Driscoll, also: "Our Postmodern President Tosses Ambiguity on the One Issue It Matters.")
Keynes legitimized fascism by giving liberal democracies license to tax, spend, and borrow in the name of political expedience.
Stephen Green adds his unique commentary to the proceedings. (Also read Roger Kimball "What Ronald Reagan has to say about today’s 'bipartisan' circus on health care")
It's a bit too early in the morning for drunkblogging, but the Vodkapundit is still following the golfer's return to the national spotlight.
As schizophrenic as the times we're living in can seem, try not to get whiplash between now and November.
President Obama makes his first State of the Union speech tonight. Vodkapundit's Stephen Green is ready — martinis in hand. (See also Richard Fernandez: "The State of the Union Speech")