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‘Silent Spring’ turns 50, and birds are still singing

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Washington Times
Friday, April 20, 2012

Rachel Carson’s tome that led to Earth Day gave rise to destructive environmentalism...

Featured Commentary

Regulating domestic drones on a deadline

by Benjamin Wittesvia Washington Post
Thursday, April 19, 2012

In February, President Obama signed into law a reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that requires the agency — on a fairly rapid schedule — to write rules opening U.S. airspace to unmanned aerial vehicles...

Blogs
Blogs

1979 Redux?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, April 19, 2012

In a variety of landscapes — North Korea, Russia, China, Iran, the Middle East, South America — this administration has either overtly or inadvertently given signals that if one were to alter the existing strategic landscape the U.S. might not react...

Blogs

The Isaacson biography of Steve Jobs

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, April 19, 2012

I have been listening to the Audible version of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs (hardcover, Kindle, Audible) while I’ve been working out...

Blogs

The "Buffett Rule's" Marginal Tax Rates

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, April 19, 2012

I've been trying to figure out what marginal tax rates would be if the so-called "Buffett Rule" were passed...

Blogs

Drones, Privacy, and the FAA

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 19, 2012

UCLA Professor John Villasenor and I have this oped coming out in tomorrow’s Washington Post responding to calls for the Federal Aviation Administration to take action to protect privacy in the context in the context of regulating the domestic use of drones...

Blogs

Why Most People Do Their Yoga at Home

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Thursday, April 19, 2012

According to Matthew Yglesias, quite a few people are making the effort to go to yoga classes when “it would clearly be cheaper and more convenient to just unroll your yoga mat in your living room and work out while watching yoga videos...

Other Media
Other Media

Condi Rice on veep slot: ‘Thank you, but no’

with Condoleezza Ricevia Washington Post
Friday, April 20, 2012
Other Media

First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity

with John B. Taylorvia C-Span2 Book TV
Monday, April 16, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Obama Administration Refuses to Allow Libya to Send Arms to Syrian Opposition

with Fouad Ajamivia America's Radio News Network - Mid-Morning Edition
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Dr. Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, tells America's Radio News that the Obama administration refused to allow newly established Lybian government to send arms to Syrian opposition to defend itself against Assad forces...