Carol Platt Liebau

Posted May 17, 2010

For the first time in the post-Bork era, the nomination of a Democratic president’s nominee to the Supreme Court has drawn immediate loud, outraged opposition from many on the right.

Posted May 03, 2010

Last week, the immigration issue told voters a lot about the men leading Great Britain and its erstwhile colony, the United States. Unfortunately, most of it wasn’t very good.

Posted April 19, 2010

As Barack Obama’s approval numbers trend ever lower – and a new Gallup poll reports that 50% of Americans believe the President doesn’t even deserve a second term – it’s going to be very interesting to watch Hillary Clinton.

Posted April 05, 2010

Barack Obama’s romp to victory in the 2008 presidential election was halted – if only momentarily – when he told a middle-class plumber in Ohio that “I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody."

Posted March 22, 2010

The Obamessiah has called on his followers in the House of Representatives to sacrifice their political lives in order to save his presidency, in pursuit of health care legislation that’s massively unpopular in the country.

Posted March 08, 2010

Karl Marx insisted that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. It seems that at least some of California’s teachers are determined to prove him right.

Posted February 22, 2010

At the dawn of the Obama administration, there were some optimistic conservatives who refused to buy the media-peddled scenario of the new age of liberal dominance.

Posted January 25, 2010

Fresh off the best week they’ve had in years – literally – conservatives and Republicans would be something less than human if they denied themselves the opportunity to savor an amazing trifecta of victories

Posted December 28, 2009

Certainly, 2009 is not ending on the note that Obama supporters – or the President himself – expected.

Posted December 14, 2009

Permit me to say what the Obamas do not: Merry Christmas.

Posted November 30, 2009

Rolling into Washington last January, liberals felt invincible.

Posted November 02, 2009

Remarkably, President Obama, who could find time to fly to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago’s Olympic bid, declined the invitation from German chancellor Angela Merkel to attend the festivities.

Posted October 19, 2009

In recent days, there have been news reports about growing tensions between the Tea Partiers and GOP leaders.

Posted September 21, 2009

Today, America has a problem: An increasing number of its citizens feel the same way when it comes to their government. Unlike Dangerfield, they’re not joking.

Posted September 07, 2009

Van Jones, the President’s designated “Green Jobs Czar,” resigned his post after his ties to a 9/11 “truther” group and use of a vulgarity to describe Republicans began attracting unwelcome scrutiny.

Posted August 24, 2009

Certainly, it’s easy to be flip if, like the President, one is in one’s forties, in vibrant health – and powerful enough to ensure that loved ones will receive all the treatment they will ever need.

Posted July 13, 2009

It’s impossible for the President and the Democrats to preside over an economic recovery when they push an agenda that punishes success and threatens productivity.

Posted June 29, 2009

Many have blamed the California taxpayer’s only protection: Prop. 13, the 1978 measure capping state property taxes at 1% of a home’s assessed value.

Posted June 15, 2009

Perhaps the most revealing moment of Barack Obama’s presidential candidacy came in the ABC debate conducted on April 16 of last year.

Posted June 01, 2009

With Sotomayor, the President has chosen a judge who believes that the Constitution and the law have no fixed meaning.