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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The President’s budget strategy

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Friday, April 15, 2011

The news of yesterday’s speech was the strategic direction the President revealed through these attacks, not the substance (what little there was) of his proposal...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama squandered chance to reach across aisle

by Keith Hennesseyvia CNN.com
Friday, April 15, 2011

With a single speech he has relegated America to two more years of partisan budgetary stalemate, as we drift closer and closer to fiscal oblivion...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama vs. Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, April 14, 2011

These weird about-faces raise interesting questions that transcend the current politics of the deficit...

Analysis and Commentary

Failure Is Very Much an Option

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Lost in the furor over the budget is any discussion of the fact that, after a certain baseline point, redistributive payouts might be making things worse for those on the receiving end...

Analysis and Commentary

The New Unionism, Legislative Version

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Thursday, April 14, 2011

An expanding list of states has joined in legislative battles over the future character of collective bargaining, a territory that was completely uncharted six months ago...

Analysis and Commentary

REALCON

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Realcon means constitutional government, limited spending, low taxes, balanced budgets, sound money, and resort to military measures only to defeat real threats to U.S. security...

Analysis and Commentary

“I’m from the NSA, and We Don’t Get Out Much”

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 14, 2011

It isn’t every day that a representative of the National Security Agency gives a public speech on the agency’s understanding of “Protecting Civil Liberties in a Cyber Age...”

Analysis and Commentary

FDA, not NIH, can speed new drugs

by Henry I. Millervia Nature
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Finding ways to accelerate the development of new pharmaceuticals is a worthy goal, but delegating the task to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a bad idea...

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on the John Batchelor Show

with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 14, 2011

GUESTS: David Drucker, Roll Call; Col. Pat Lang, Sic Semper Tyrannis; Victor Davis Hanson, CSU Fresno [and Hoover]; Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingTheNation.com; Jeff Klei, Continental Automotive...

Interviews

Obama's Long-Term Budget Proposal

with Keith Hennesseyvia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Thursday, April 14, 2011

On Wednesday, President Obama spoke about fiscal policy, and proposed cutting $4 trillion from the deficit within 12 years. We get reaction from Professor Laura D'Andrea Tyson and Keith Hennessey, two former White House economic advisors...

Interviews

James Huffman on the John Batchelor Show

with James Huffmanvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

GUESTS: Jeffrey Bell, The American Principles Project; Chrystia Freeland, Reuters; James L. Huffman, Hoover; Dennis Berman, WSJ...