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Gary Locke

Rick Perry, Version 2.0

After a disastrous 2012, he’s alive and kicking. But will voters give him a second chance?

By FRED BARNES

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Edwin Edwards with wife Trina and Baby Eli

Conviction Politician

Out of prison, with a new wife and infant son, Edwin Edwards, 86, hits the campaign trail again

By MATT LABASH

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Demet Muftuoglu-Eseli

Cool Istanbul

Bright young things of the Bosphorus

By KATE HAVARD

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

AP/IndyStar/KellyWilkinson

The Common Core Commotion

Haven’t we seen this movie before?

By ANDREW FERGUSON

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

AP_Photo.St_.Louis_Post-Dispatch

The VA Debacle

By MARK HEMINGWAY

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Reid

Senate Mischief

By TERRY EASTLAND

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Perfect

More Than a Smidgen

By STEPHEN F. HAYES

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Margot Bentley in 2000, when diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The Ethics of Food and Drink

Starvation is not mercy.

By WESLEY J. SMITH

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

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A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

The pen is mightier than the Freud.

By P. J. O’ROURKE

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

The new Lhasa River Bridge: And the trains run on time.

In Tibet to Stay

China builds a spiffy police state.

By MAX BOOT

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Curious

Who Gets to Draw the Lines?

An electoral blind spot for conservatives.

By MICHAEL WARREN

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Lincoln Dreamt He Died The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonia

Perchance to Dream

Night visions of Americans, and what to make of them

By JUDY BACHRACH

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Caesar: 'Ape Home.'

Monkey Business

The ‘Apes’ franchise goes unintentionally comical

By JOHN PODHORETZ

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

William Dampier

Down to the Seas

In pursuit of land, knowledge, and adventure

By JOSHUA GELERNTER

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Canal park and lighthouse (2005)

Northwest Passage

A vision of the world in the grain of Duluth

By ROBERT WHITCOMB

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Newscom

Obama, Edited

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Halper book

More Summer Reading!

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

transparency in a dark room

Transparency

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

AP Photo Archie Comics

Archie, We Hardly Knew Ye

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Michael Sloan

Unsentimental Journey

Joseph Epstein contra voguishness

By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

David Clark

The Daily Dishes

David Skinner, dedicated dishwasher

By DAVID SKINNER

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Getty

Stranger on a Train

Christopher Caldwell's near-miss with destiny

By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

July 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

Dave Clark

Making a Spectacles of Myself

Joseph Epstein sees himself through four eyes.

By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

June 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40

Like, Grand, Umm, Strategy, Dude

Like, Grand, Umm, Strategy, Dude

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Smash and Burn

Smash and Burn

July 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

They Feel His Pain

They Feel His Pain

June 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40