How the '30s shadow our times

by Hugh Hewitt -- Lord Robert Boothby was an ally of Winston Churchill's from the mid-1920s forward, including during the "wilderness years" when Churchill would rise in the Commons to warn of more…

Conventional political wisdom and 9-11

by Hugh Hewitt -- It is high political season, and conventional wisdom is filling hours and hours of cable-land's endless loop of pundits with predictions. Two of my favorite canards are: The more…

Mike 'The Mouth' Feeley's 'chickhawk' blunder

by Hugh Hewitt -- Colorado's 7th Congressional District is an "open" seat, created by judicial order and carefully balanced between registered Republicans and Democrats. It is a shame that the Democratic candidate more…

A debate worth having

by Hugh Hewitt -- What a week the Democrats have had: Al Gore emerges in San Francisco to summon the peace caucus to his side (and the City Council of Santa Cruz more…

A commission unlike any other

by Hugh Hewitt -- Let me call this, modestly, Hewitt's First Theory of Influence: Influence equals Audience times Impact divided by Originality. Audience equals the sum of direct audience and those to more…

25 reasons not to vote for a Democrat

by Hugh Hewitt -- Don't vote for even one Democrat this November. Not even your brother-in-law. Here are 25 reasons to turn them all down: 25. Bill Clinton's pardons, especially that of more…

What were they thinking?

by Hugh Hewitt -- Does the remaining leadership of al-Qaida regret the attacks they launched a year ago? The dead ones can regret nothing, of course, and the scum-on-the-run thump their chests more…

Confusion at Colorado College

by Hugh Hewitt -- On Sept. 12, the second day of the second year of America's war on terror, Colorado College will host a symposium titled: "September 11: One Year Later." The more…

Armchair activists

by Hugh Hewitt -- Some people wear their foolishness on their sleeves. None do so more obviously than the speaker who declares: "I vote for the candidate, not the party." No they more…

The growing power of the blog

by Hugh Hewitt -- I am not now, nor have I ever been, a blogaholic. Sure, I visit a few blogs every day, and I check InstaPundit every few hours. I have more…