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Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Oil-rich America?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 8, 2011

There is a revolution going on in America. But it is not part of the Tea Party or the loud Occupy Wall Street protests. Instead, massive new reserves of gas, oil and coal are being discovered almost everywhere in the United States...

Featured Commentary

Why progressive policies always fail

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, December 8, 2011

Stagflation will continue so long as unsound regimes of taxation, public expenditure and market regulation place a hobnail boot on the throat of the American economy...

Blogs
Blogs

Pearl Harbor Considered

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Why did Japan attack us 70 years ago today, other than the usually cited existential reasons and the fact that they thought they could and get away with it...?

Blogs

Russians, Be Careful What You Wish For

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Russian parliamentary elections show that, whichever party Russians voted for, whether they voted under free and fair conditions or not, they voted overwhelmingly for a strongman...

Blogs

Three layers of the European debt crisis

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

This post is for Americans who know nothing about the debt crisis in Europe. I am going to try to provide a big picture framework and draw attention to what I think should matter most to Americans...

Blogs

What’s worse than an apocalypse?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

If the threat of banks taking a haircut risks the apocalypse, then we may as well admit the game is over. Just give the banks our wallets and checkbooks and go home. It’s the end of capitalism and the end of democracy. I’d prefer an apocalypse...

Blogs

House-Senate Side-by-Side of NDAA Provisions: Part I

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

As the House of Representatives and the Senate head to conference on the NDAA, I thought it might be useful to analyze the similarities and differences between the counterterrorism provisions of the two versions of the bill...

Other Media
Other Media

The Euro & The Tragedy of the Commons

by Gary D. Libecapvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 8, 2011

Is it any wonder that the currency zone encouraged profligate debt...?

Other Media

Nobel winner feared euro debt crisis a decade ago

with Thomas J. Sargentvia Associated Press
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Other Media

Obama’s economic speech shifts the focus from deficits

with Michael Spencevia Washington Post
Wednesday, December 7, 2011