Timothy P. Carney

Mr. Carney, the author of Alienated America, is the commentary editor of the Washington Examiner and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Mr. Carney, the author of Alienated America, is the commentary editor of the Washington Examiner and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Politics & Policy

No Dollar Left Behind

JAVITS CENTER, NEW YORK–As recently as 1996, the Republican-party platform called for the abolition of the Department of Education as an unconstitutional, heavy-handed, and ineffective entity. Eight years later, things ...
Politics & Policy

An Awful Specter

Tomorrow, Pennsylvania voters will have an opportunity to save the conservative movement from what could be its largest obstacle over the next six years: a fifth term for Arlen Specter. It ...
Politics & Policy

Some Senate Math

Conservatives are fed many bad reasons to support Sen. Arlen Specter over Rep. Pat Toomey in next Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Republican primary. Among them are that a Specter nomination helps make ...
Politics & Policy

The Northeastern Liberal

The folks at Republican National Committee’s research department work pretty hard. They have reams and reams of dirt on the Democratic candidates, including the nominee-apparent John Kerry. One particularly ghoulish ...
Politics & Policy

No Self-Awareness

Democratic boss Terry McAuliffe apparently thought GOP honcho Ed Gillespie was overreacting to an ad submission that directly and uncreatively compared our President to Adolf Hitler. So, yesterday, in response to ...