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Al-Qaeda's American-bred leadership

In recent days, critics in this section have pounded Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) for holding hearings to examine radicalization in the American Muslim community. They've accused him of "providing fuel for bigots" and "stoking irrational fears." Really? It is...

By Marc Thiessen  | March 10, 2011; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
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SOTU sells big government with American exceptionalism

The rise of the Tea Party movement has seen a renewed interest in the idea of American exceptionalism -- the belief that ours is a nation set apart, a "shining city on a hill," as Ronald Reagan always called...

By Marc Thiessen  | January 25, 2011; 11:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
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Attacking Mukasey, Ridge, Townsend and Giuliani

The Post has a feature called "Taking Exception," which allows individuals to respond to opinion columns that appear in the paper -- especially when they come under personal criticism in such columns. This is based on the important journalistic...

By Marc Thiessen  | January 14, 2011; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Obama in Tucson: brilliant and courageous

President Obama's address at the memorial in Tucson was really two speeches in one. The first speech was brilliant. The second was courageous. In the first, Obama delivered a traditional memorial address, and did so with elegance and eloquence....

By Marc Thiessen  | January 12, 2011; 10:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (91)
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Jared Loughner's hate came before the Tea Party

Today's Washington Post reports: [T]wo law enforcement sources said that FBI agents had found a 2007 letter from Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) to the shooting suspect, with the words "Die, bitch" and "Die, cops" scrawled on it. The letter,...

By Marc Thiessen  | January 12, 2011; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
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Channeling Jesse Helms at The Post

In my last column, I advised conservative insurgents taking their seats in Congress that if they follow the model of Jesse Helms and stand for principle even when it is unpopular, the world will eventually come their way. If...

By Marc Thiessen  | January 4, 2011; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Older Entries in This Category »

WikiLeaks: The worm turns, Marc Thiessen , December 8, 2010
Obama's false choice on interrogation, Marc Thiessen , December 2, 2010
How about stopping 'one guy with a laptop'?, Marc Thiessen , December 1, 2010
So many GOP earmark opponents, Marc Thiessen , November 16, 2010
So why don't the Democrats ban earmarks, too?, Marc Thiessen , November 16, 2010
Ed Gillespie: hero of the 2010 elections, Marc Thiessen , November 4, 2010
The NRSC's California gamble a bust, Marc Thiessen , November 3, 2010
Where does the SEIU get its money?, Marc Thiessen , October 26, 2010
Can business NOT afford Jim DeMint?, Marc Thiessen , September 29, 2010
On terrorism, Barack Obama is no George W. Bush, Marc Thiessen , September 23, 2010
Obama's national security comments: feel safer yet?, Marc Thiessen , September 22, 2010
More lame duck killers, Marc Thiessen , August 17, 2010
Time for Obama to shut down WikiLeaks' Assange, Marc Thiessen , August 13, 2010
A final warning to WikiLeaks?, Marc Thiessen , August 5, 2010
U.S. terrorism arrests an ominous sign, Marc Thiessen , August 5, 2010
House GOP lives up to no-earmark pledge, Marc Thiessen , July 30, 2010
How Afghans see Obama's withdrawal deadline, Marc Thiessen , June 30, 2010
New levels of presidential disrespect?, Marc Thiessen , June 23, 2010
Yes, the BP oil spill is Obama’s Katrina, Marc Thiessen , June 15, 2010
Bush and the 'specter of Mengele', Marc Thiessen , June 10, 2010
Why are we closing a gold-plated Gitmo?, Marc Thiessen , June 8, 2010
The Democratic purge and the Obama conundrum, Marc Thiessen , May 19, 2010
Why Chris Christie is catching fire, Marc Thiessen , May 14, 2010
Polarization starts at the top, Marc Thiessen , May 13, 2010
Baradar, Times Square and Joe Klein's attack, Marc Thiessen , May 12, 2010
Another GOP candidate on brink of defeat?, Marc Thiessen , April 27, 2010
Bush's conservative legacy, Marc Thiessen , April 8, 2010
Taxes too low? Write a check to the feds., Marc Thiessen , April 7, 2010
Pope Benedict is not like Nixon, Marc Thiessen , April 6, 2010
Reconciliation is in trouble, Marc Thiessen , March 11, 2010
The "al-Qaeda seven" aren't like John Adams, Marc Thiessen , March 11, 2010
How Pelosi will game the Stupak 12, Marc Thiessen , March 5, 2010
Bipartisanship breaks out in Washington, Marc Thiessen , February 26, 2010
 
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