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Barack Obama, Empire Builder

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Not since the 1930s and early 1940s have we seen so many malevolent empires on the rise.

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The Sad State of the Union

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 26, 2015

Obama’s weak foreign and meddlesome domestic policy are a dangerous combination. 

Podcast: The Libertarian Podcast – “The Libertarian’s State of the Union Response”
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Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

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Germany Will Relent On Greek Debt – And Europe Will Suffer

by Josef Joffevia The Guardian
Monday, January 26, 2015
Alexis Tsipras has inflicted another defeat on Berlin. Merkel is no longer Empress Angela, and the real problems await in France and Italy.
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Let The Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Go Through; Déjà vu All Over Again

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Right now, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is charged with deciding whether or not to approve the proposed $38 billion merger between two separate companies, Comcast, which operates cable, Internet and telephone operations, and Time Warner Cable (TWC). I have no involvement in this transaction, whatsoever.

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Does Iowa Have Too Much Clout? Yes, So Here’s a Fix.

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Monday, January 26, 2015

A group of Republican presidential aspirants gathered in Iowa over the weekend, prompting two rather predictable outcomes.

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A Lesson In Rhetoric

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 26, 2015

On Facebook yesterday, an economist friend wrote that, in criticizing work by Thomas Piketty, he was claiming that Piketty is arrogant. He asked me (and others) if I thought that it was a good idea for him to make a joke linking Piketty's presumed arrogance with his being French and an intellectual.

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A Reply to Steve Vladeck and Raha Wala

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, January 26, 2015

Both Steve Vladeck and Raha Wala have penned responses to my post of last week complaining of the quality of the “Close Guantanamo” debate. I will react very briefly to each.

Other Media
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To Expand Opportunity, Expand School Choice

mentioning Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Congress Blog (The Hill)
Monday, January 26, 2015

Americans are free to choose where to live and work, what products to buy, and which services to use. But there is one important sphere in which Americans do not have freedom of choice—education, both primary and secondary.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Monday, January 26, 2015

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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Friday, January 23, 2015
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interview with Thomas Sowell Thursday, January 22, 2015
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interview with Carson Bruno Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

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interview with Richard A. Epstein Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Inside Stalin's Head

by Norman M. Naimarkfeaturing Stephen Kotkinvia Reason
Sunday, February 1, 2015

We all think we know Stalin. He was the brutal and vengeful dictator of the Soviet Union from the late 1920s until 1953, when, mercifully, he died before he could do any more damage. He was the instigator of forced industrialization and collectivization, taking his country down a dead-end path to modernity from which its heirs are still trying to recover.

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Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

Featured Commentary

Barack Obama, Empire Builder

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Not since the 1930s and early 1940s have we seen so many malevolent empires on the rise.

Featured Commentary

The Sad State of the Union

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 26, 2015

Obama’s weak foreign and meddlesome domestic policy are a dangerous combination. 

Podcast: The Libertarian Podcast – “The Libertarian’s State of the Union Response”
Other Media

To Expand Opportunity, Expand School Choice

mentioning Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Congress Blog (The Hill)
Monday, January 26, 2015

Americans are free to choose where to live and work, what products to buy, and which services to use. But there is one important sphere in which Americans do not have freedom of choice—education, both primary and secondary.

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The Cobweb

quoting Anatol Shmelevvia The New Yorker
Monday, January 26, 2015

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 took off from Amsterdam at 10:31 A.M. G.M.T. on July 17, 2014, for a twelve-hour flight to Kuala Lumpur. Not much more than three hours later, the plane, a Boeing 777, crashed in a field outside Donetsk, Ukraine. All two hundred and ninety-eight people on board were killed.

Blogs

A Reply to Steve Vladeck and Raha Wala

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, January 26, 2015

Both Steve Vladeck and Raha Wala have penned responses to my post of last week complaining of the quality of the “Close Guantanamo” debate. I will react very briefly to each.

Open Book
Blogs

A Lesson In Rhetoric

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 26, 2015

On Facebook yesterday, an economist friend wrote that, in criticizing work by Thomas Piketty, he was claiming that Piketty is arrogant. He asked me (and others) if I thought that it was a good idea for him to make a joke linking Piketty's presumed arrogance with his being French and an intellectual.

Blogs

Does Iowa Have Too Much Clout? Yes, So Here’s a Fix.

by Bill Whalenvia A Day At The Races
Monday, January 26, 2015

A group of Republican presidential aspirants gathered in Iowa over the weekend, prompting two rather predictable outcomes.

Euro Zone
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Germany Will Relent On Greek Debt – And Europe Will Suffer

by Josef Joffevia The Guardian
Monday, January 26, 2015
Alexis Tsipras has inflicted another defeat on Berlin. Merkel is no longer Empress Angela, and the real problems await in France and Italy.

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