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A Cynical Process

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Many people, who do not look beyond the vision or the rhetoric to the reality, still think of labor unions as protectors of working people from their employers...That mask has been coming off, more and more, especially during the Obama administration...

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A Cynical Process: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Talk is not always cheap. It can be very costly to those working people who are looking for jobs that the Obama administration's anti-business policies are driving overseas...

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Chris Christie’s Islam Problem

by Daniel Pipes, Steve Emersonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

He has repeatedly sided with some nasty characters...

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Education Is the Key to a Healthy Economy

by George P. Shultz, Eric Hanushekvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

If we fail to reform K-12 schools, we'll have slow growth and more income inequality...

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A Guide to the 2012 Medicare Trustees Report

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, April 30, 2012

The Medicare trustees’ report continues to show a financially troubled program. In the near-term the qualitative picture looks much like it did last year, but the long-term picture has appeared to worsen...

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Letter: The War on Drugs Itself Is Causing Most of the Damage

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Wall Street Journal
Monday, April 30, 2012

Prohibition causes the huge profits enriching crooked officials and violent criminals, and the government causes great harm when it puts millions of Americans in jail to protect them from themselves...

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The E.U. Speeds for the Iceberg

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Monday, April 30, 2012

Ideological illusions have for decades fooled the EUrophiles into thinking that they could speed full steam ahead to their utopian destination, a United States of Europe that could rival the United States for global power and influence...

Blogs
Blogs

The Sport of Kings

by Terry Andersonvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 30, 2012

I am planning a trip to Spain to archery hunt for Spanish ibex, a magnificent wild goat...I’m wondering, however, if I should still go or cancel the trip and follow the lead of Spain’s King Juan Carlos by recanting my sin of hunting...

Blogs

Have Increased Graduation Rates Artificially Depressed America’s 12th-Grade Performance?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Monday, April 30, 2012

One of the great mysteries of modern-day school reform is why we’re seeing such strong progress (in math at least, especially among our lowest-performing students) at the elementary and middle school levels, but not in high school...

Blogs

Will Indiana Discharge Its Lugar?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 30, 2012

If indeed Lugar is ousted in favor of his challenger, state treasurer Richard Mourdock, then yes natural selection will have played a significant role...

Other Media
Other Media

Beyond Austerity

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

We must liberalize labor markets, not rely on macroeconomic “fixes”...

Other Media

Milken Conference Kicks Off With Panel on Global Growth

with Kevin M. Warshvia DealBook (New York Times)
Monday, April 30, 2012
Other Media

Why Reform Conservatism deserves a chance

with Charles Blahousvia Washington Post
Monday, April 30, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

U.S. Has Abdicated Responsibility For Syria

with Fouad Ajamivia Talk of the Nation (NPR)
Monday, April 30, 2012

As Syria continues its violent crackdown, Hoover Institution senior fellow Fouad Ajami argues that the U.S. has forsaken Syria and its people and provided the regime with a lifeline...