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Blogs
Blogs

“Mission Creep” in NGO Demands?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The NGOs and the many other forces (inside and outside the government) that got us to this place deserve credit, and thanks. There are still many open legal issues, of course, but they are all addressable by Article III courts...

Blogs

Racial-Relations Regression

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Trayvon Martin tragedy, by the time the entire process is played out, will reflect poorly on lots of people and groups, who in mob-like fashion have weighed in before all the facts in the case are fully aired...

Blogs

The Sons of Barack Obama

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

How many thousands of young black male murder victims in Chicago would have looked like Trayvon Martin? When will the president, the mayor of Chicago, and the community organizers active in Chicago put a stop to these tragic murders?...

Blogs

NATO’s Doing Better Than We Think

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Yes, NATO has shortcomings — they are numerous...But that does not mean NATO is in crisis, going out of business, in desperate need of a new formula for burdensharing, or irrelevant. Because the basic NATO bargain remains sound...

Other Media
Other Media

Mitch McConnell

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Other Media

The New Anti-Semitism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Why does the international community hate Israel so much?...

Other Media

War and Presidential Greatness

by David R. Henderson, Zachary Gochenourvia Social Science Research Network
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

In this paper we consider commonalities between highly ranked presidents and compare plausible determinants of greatness according to historians. We find that a strong predictor of greatness is the fraction of American lives lost in war during a president’s tenure...

Interviews
Interviews

Fla. v. Dept. of Health and Human Services & Nat'l Fed. of Ind. Business v. Sebelius

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Federalist Society
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

To discuss the coercion issue, we have Richard Epstein, professor at New York University School of Law and professor emeritus at the University of Chicago Law School...

Interviews

The Supreme Court reviews health-care law

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Charlie Rose
Monday, March 26, 2012

The Supreme Court reviewing of health-care law with Walter Dellinger of Duke University, Richard Epstein of University of Chicago Law School, Jeffrey Toobin of CNN and the New Yorker, and Stuart Taylor of the Brookings Institution...