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The Coming Attack on Iran

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, February 20, 2012

When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, something’s gotta give...

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The 'Progressive' Legacy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

[President Obama] follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago. Many of the trends, problems and disasters of our time are a legacy of that era...

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The Progressive Legacy: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

"Often wrong but never in doubt" is a phrase that summarizes much of what was done by Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, the two giants of the Progressive era, a century ago. Their legacy is very much alive today...

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The Libyan Non-Model

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

What to do when there are no good choices?...

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Lincoln’s prescient warning

by James Huffmanvia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, February 13, 2012

A passage in [Lincoln's speech to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, in 1838] was particularly prescient, even for Lincoln, and warrants revisiting in this day of presidential proclamations and executive czars owing allegiance only to the president...

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Don't Repeat Costly Policy Mistakes with Employer-Provided Pensions

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, February 13, 2012

The American Airlines pension situation is a case study in what happens when lawmakers react to pension underfunding by deliberately allowing more of it. Congress needs to think twice before extending this mistake to the entire community of pension plan sponsors...

Blogs
Blogs

I Repeat: There Is No Greek Solution

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Monday, February 13, 2012

Greece has held on so long by making promises it cannot keep, which its European neighbors pretend to believe. This farce is coming to an end...

Blogs

How to Cut the Cost of Contraceptives by Regulating Less

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, February 13, 2012

If, instead, drug companies were allowed to sell contraceptives over the counter, access would rise and cost would fall...

Blogs

The ratio of spending cuts to tax increases in the President’s budget

by Keith Hennesseyvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, February 13, 2012

The President’s budget locks in historically high spending levels and relies more on tax increases than spending cuts for the limited deficit reduction it proposes...

Blogs

Reflections a Year after Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, February 13, 2012

Dewy-eyed predictions of democracy within the year proved to be as silly as they appeared to be back then. Instead, a power-hungry military leadership shows it will do whatever necessary to remain in the saddle...

Blogs

Just a Little More

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, February 13, 2012

No matter how many times the question is asked, not a single supporter or adviser of President Obama, or the president himself, has been willing to put a number on a “little more”...

Blogs

An Addendum on Harold Koh

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, February 13, 2012

Koh has an attorney-client relationship with the government that he did not have as an academic...But in Koh’s case, there is an important additional factor...

Other Media
Other Media

Morning Bits

with Keith Hennesseyvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Other Media

Obamacare's Bully Mandate

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Can the federal government seize state revenues to pay for Medicaid?...

Other Media

Obama calls for focus on vocational training

with Michael J. Petrillivia Reuters
Monday, February 13, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Monday, February 13, 2012

Guests: Henry Miller, Hoover Institution; James Taranto, WSJ; Jodi Schneider, Bloomberg; Jack Ewing, IHT...

Interviews

Edwin Meese on the John Batchelor Show

with Edwin Meese IIIvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, February 12, 2012

Guests: Isaac Stone Fish, Foreign Policy; Kate Galbraith, Texas Tirbune; Ed Meese, Hoover Institution; Charles Miller, WSJ...

Interviews

James Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with James C. Miller IIIvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, February 12, 2012

Guests: James Miller, Hoover Institution; John Schwartz, NYT; Bob Zimmerman, Behind The Black; Adam Nossiter, NYT...