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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama and the Eisenhower Standard

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Monday, April 2, 2012

When crafting foreign policy, the late president didn't 'give a damn how the election goes'...

Analysis and Commentary

Fracking and Self-Sufficiency in Gas and Oil

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 1, 2012

The cost of using fracking for natural gas extraction has become so competitive that most US natural gas production comes from fracking. As a result, the price of natural gas has fallen...

Analysis and Commentary

From the Trayvon Martin Tragedy to a National Travesty

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, April 1, 2012

The Rules of Outrage — Or Why the Trayvon Martin Tragedy Divides the Country...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Care's Commissar's Conceit

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, April 1, 2012

As a writer on Soviet planning, I am struck by its parallels with Obama Care...

Analysis and Commentary

Observations on ObamaCare: Taxation, Regulation, Krugman, and Fried

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Saturday, March 31, 2012

There are a number of constitutional and logical slips in the seductive argument that Paul Krugman puts forward in favor of the constitutionality of the individual mandate...

Analysis and Commentary

Policy Failure and the Great Recession

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, March 31, 2012

The debate about the causes of the financial crisis and the great recession will continue for many years, and the facts and analysis that Robert Hetzel put forth in his new book The Great Recession: Market Failure or Policy Failure? should now be part of that debate...

Analysis and Commentary

How California's Colleges Indoctrinate Students

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, March 31, 2012

A new report on the UC system documents the plague of politicized classrooms. The problem is national in scope...

Analysis and Commentary

The Etch-A-Sketch Gaffe

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, March 30, 2012

Perceptions of Mitt Romney’s sincerity before and after...

Analysis and Commentary

Tax Breaks for Big Oil or for Big Hollywood?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Friday, March 30, 2012

All tax preferences, even beloved ones such as the home interest deduction, distort economic decision making. So let’s get rid of all of them and place all economic activity on a level playing field...

Interviews
Interviews

Professors Proselytizing Liberalism

with Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal TV
Friday, March 30, 2012

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz on the politicization of higher education by activist professors...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 30, 2012

Guests: Michael Vlahos, Naval War College; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

Eugene White on Bank Regulation

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 2, 2012
In the News

What will Romney come up with to replace Obamacare?

with Hoover Institutionvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Friday, March 30, 2012
In the News

Reconsidering the Arab Spring

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Friday, March 30, 2012

Peter Berkowitz on The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East by Kenneth M. Pollack, et al...

In the News

Bartlett on Tax Reform

by David R. Hendersonvia Policy Review
Friday, March 30, 2012

David R. Henderson on The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform — Why We Need It and What It Will Take by Bruce Bartlett...

In the News

Mars and Venus, Ten Years Later: Editor's Note

by Tod Lindbergvia Policy Review
Friday, March 30, 2012

Essays on the United States and Europe...

In the News

The Economist's Pantheon

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Policy Review
Friday, March 30, 2012

Charles Wolf, Jr. on Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar...