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Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Syria: The Lost Bequest of Hafez Assad

by Fouad Ajamivia Newsweek
Monday, January 23, 2012

Modern Syria was made by a cruel strongman. His son, also cruel, is a man of straw...

Featured Commentary

How Marxism Killed Keystone

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Monday, January 23, 2012

The global warming apocalypse and its Elmer Gantry, Al Gore, may have faded from public view lately, but that old-time green religion is still making mischief...

Featured Commentary

A hidden cause of Baltimore's population loss: abortion

by Diana Schaubvia Baltimore Sun
Monday, January 23, 2012

City's rate of terminated pregnancies is indicative of a wayward society...

Featured Commentary

Is President Obama Truly a Socialist?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, January 22, 2012

By “socialist,” I do not mean a Lenin, Castro, or Mao, but whether Obama falls within the mainstream of contemporary socialism as represented, for example, by Germany’s Social Democrats, French Socialists, or Spain’s socialist-workers party...?

Blogs
Blogs

The 2012 Election Circus — The Acts, The Players, The Hype

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, January 22, 2012

There is a wish to cut and paste the flawed Republican candidates’ strengths into a composite nominee...I have no endorsements, or at least not complete endorsements...

Blogs

Human Rights Watch’s Laura Pitter on Military Commissions–A Response

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, January 22, 2012

Pitter spent Tuesday and Wednesday of this past week, as did I, watching the Al-Nashiri military commission. But in reading her piece, I wondered whether she and I had watched the same arguments...

Blogs

Talk About Unanticipated Consequences

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Saturday, January 21, 2012

ABC, CNN and Juan Williams May Have Made Gingrich President...

Blogs

The Race, Like Dylan, Goes Electric

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, January 21, 2012

After Saturday’s vote in South Carolina – a stirring win for Gingrich and a troublesome setback for Romney – “draggy situation” is an apt phrase for what lies ahead in the Republican search for a standard-bearer...

Blogs

The Optimal Capital Gains Tax Rate is Below Ten Percent

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, January 20, 2012

In a 2009 study done for the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation (IRET), Ohio State University economist Paul D. Evans considers a broader criterion: the effect of capital gains tax rates on overall federal tax revenues. What's the difference...?

Blogs

Paying a premium for strategic incoherence

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Friday, January 20, 2012

Allegiances cast in stone for generations are fracturing -- what opportunities the rocking of boats in the Middle East presents! What a pity the Obama administration can't come up with a strategy to capitalize on them...

Other Media
Other Media

Some See Two New Gilded Ages, Raising Global Tensions

with Michael Spencevia New York Times
Monday, January 23, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Obamacare & the Supreme Court with Richard Epstein & John Yoo: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, January 23, 2012

Richard Epstein and John Yoo examine the merits of various constitutional arguments for the striking down of Obamacare by the Supreme Court...

Interviews

Ed Lazaer: Labor Market Improving

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Monday, January 23, 2012

The labor market is improving and there are more quits than layoffs, says Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor, who adds, even though the market is improving there is still a "world of hurt"...

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Guests: The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (The Terry Lectures Series) by Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel R. Primack, Henry Miller, Hoover Institution, Exeunt, Riva Richmond, NYT...

Interviews

After Words: George Nash

with George H. Nashvia C-Span2 Book TV
Saturday, January 21, 2012

The presidential writings were edited by Hoover expert George Nash, who discusses them with presidential historian Richard Norton Smith...

Interviews

US oil pipeline: Storm in a barrel?

with Jeremy Carlvia Al Jazeera
Friday, January 20, 2012

As the US shelves the TransCanada project, we ask if the real reason is environmental concerns or a political ploy...

Interviews

$374,328...pocket change

with Tod Lindbergvia John Williams Show (WGN)
Friday, January 20, 2012

Mitt Romney's latest slip up was revealing that the $374,328 he makes from speaking in one year is pocket change. Tod Lindberg, Columnist for the Weekly Standard, joins the show to elaborate...

Interviews

Jonathan Macey and Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Jonathan Macey, Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 20, 2012

Guests: Henry Miller, Hoover; Riva Richmond, NYT; Jonathan Macey, Hoover; Matt Richtel, NYT...

Interviews

Michael McConnell on the John Batchelor Show

with Michael McConnellvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 20, 2012

Guests: Dan Henninger, WSJ; Bob Zimmerman, Behind the Black; Michael McConnell, Hoover; Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute...

Interviews

James Huffman and Josef Joffe on the John Batchelor Show

with James Huffman, Josef Joffevia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 20, 2012

Guests: Frank Phillips, Boston Globe; Jack Ewing, International Herlad-Tribune; James Huffman, Hoover; Josef Joffe, Hoover...

Interviews

Stanford's Taylor on Fed Policy, U.S. Economy

with John B. Taylorvia Surveillance Midday (Bloomberg Television)
Friday, January 20, 2012

John Taylor, a professor of economics at Stanford University and a former Treasury undersecretary, talks about Federal Reserve monetary policy. Taylor also discusses U.S. fiscal policy and the economy, and Greece's debt crisis...

Interviews

The 5 Steps to Fixing the Economy

with John B. Taylorvia Willis Report (Fox Business)
Friday, January 20, 2012

“First Principles” author John Taylor on what is needed to turn the U.S. economy around...

Interviews

What is War Good For?

with David R. Hendersonvia Stossel (Fox Business)
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Col. David Hunt and Prof. David Henderson discuss America’s current military campaigns and Ron Paul’s call for limited military involvement around the world...