Tag Archives: Weekly Standard

Conservative Periodicals: Required Reading?

Awhile back I asked a question about highly recommended foundational conservative books and well, now I’m curious and interested in picking your brains about which conservative periodicals, which conservative magazines & newspapers, do you read in print and would you recommend as virtually required reading? I’ve been a longtime subscriber to both the National Review and Weekly Standard.  I let…

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Conservative Self-Affliction – Again

Columnist Irwin M. Stelzer had this to say in today's Weekly Standard: THE INVESTMENT BANKING industry as we knew it is no more. Change has been inevitable ever since the Bush administration and the Federal Reserve Board decided to use taxpayer money to back J.P. Morgan Chase's takeover of Bear Stearns. R.I.P. the deregulatory trend that has dominated policy towards…

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Deval: The “Political Bungler For The Ages”?

Writer Dean Barnett had an amusing assessment of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in today's edition of the Weekly Standard. These passages in particular have the ring of truth to them: I'D IMAGINE THAT people who live somewhere other than Massachusetts, and thus don't have to suffer with Deval Patrick as their governor, must want to know whether Patrick's troubles may…

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