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Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Defense Spending Is a ‘Shovel-Ready’ Investment

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 12, 2012

President Obama has just ordered massive cutbacks in defense spending, eventually to total some $500 billion...

Featured Commentary

How the next 10 years of Guantanamo should look

by Benjamin Wittesvia Washington Post
Thursday, January 12, 2012

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the hand-wringing is in high gear...

Featured Commentary

Guantanamo Bay prison is necessary

by Edwin Meese IIIvia CNN.com
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The detention and interrogation facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which I have visited, has served and continues to serve an important role in the war against terrorists since it opened 10 years ago...

Featured Commentary

In Greed I Trust

by Walter E. Williamsvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Last week's column started off asking: "What human motivation gets the most wonderful things done...

Blogs
Blogs

Google Returns to China

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, January 12, 2012

The WSJ reports that Google is returning to China after its confrontation with the Chinese over Chinese censorship and alleged Chinese hacks into its computer systems led it to shut down its Chinese site, Google.cn, and direct visitors to its Hong Kong site, Google.com.hk...

Blogs

Failing States: The Real Meaning of the Arab Uprisings

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The democratic promise of the poorly named “Arab Spring” is now widely recognized to be a disappointment...

Blogs

Don Lavoie on the Socialist Calculation Debate

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The late Don Lavoie was one of the most informed and insightful modern economists on the ins and outs of the famous "socialist calculation debate...

Blogs

Award for Best Defenses of Bain Capital Goes To John McCain and Steve Forbes

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

If Mitt Romney is the Republican nominee, he will somehow have to explain to American voters what venture capital is and its positive contribution to growth and prosperity...

Blogs

Teacher Unions, Mac the Knife, and Dollar Power

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The poor can be bought for little or nothing, the charming scoundrel Macheath (“Mac the Knife”) discovered when his old favorite, Jenny, was persuaded by the Peachums to turn him in for a pittance...

Other Media
Other Media

The Death of Honesty

by William Damonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, January 12, 2012

The failure to cultivate virtue in citizens can be a lethal threat to any democracy...

Other Media

WWII with Andrew Roberts: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 12, 2012