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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Mitt Romney's Big-Government Health Care Plan

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, August 7, 2009

Mitt Romney appears to have changed his mind once again about the statewide health care program he enacted as governor of Massachusetts...

Analysis and Commentary

Call it G.W.O.T. or J.I.H.A.D., Obama is waging Bush's war

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Friday, August 7, 2009

Assistant to the President John Brennan gave a speech yesterday, ostensibly a landmark address...

Analysis and Commentary

The Orange Grove: Why did North Korea release the two journalists?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Orange County Register
Friday, August 7, 2009

I have questions about the release of two of Al Gore's employees by the North Koreans and about the three persons still in custody in Iran...

Analysis and Commentary

President proves history repeats

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Although I am no historian, I do have an interest in what happened and why, especially involving big economic events of the past...

Analysis and Commentary

A First-Rate Education For All

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Forbes
Thursday, August 6, 2009

If America's elementary and high schools laid a sounder educational foundation for more of their students, America's colleges would be far more successful at constructing a solid and artful edifice atop it...

Analysis and Commentary

User Fees Confuse and Abuse

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Federal "user fees," a sort of tax imposed on those who benefit directly from governmental actions or programs, are familiar to many Americans: The charges range from admission to national parks to the processing of passports...

Analysis and Commentary

Autocracy and the Decline of the Arabs

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

‘It made me feel so jealous,” said Abdulmonem Ibrahim, a young Egyptian political activist, of the recent upheaval in Iran...

In the News
In the News

Trotsky with Hitchens and Service: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Christopher Hitchens, Robert Servicevia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, August 7, 2009

Christopher Hitchens and Robert Service scrutinize the modern romantic view of Leon Trotsky...

In the News

Obama: Cameron has no substance

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Politics.co.uk
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Reports of Barack Obama's opinion of David Cameron reached a new low this morning after it emerged the US president considered the Tory leader to have no substance...

In the News

Sotomayor, Hispanics and the G.O.P.

with Bill Whalenvia New York Times
Thursday, August 6, 2009

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor by a vote of 68 to 31, making her the first Hispanic on the Supreme Court...

In the News

How Will We Know The Recession Is Over?

with Robert E. Hallvia National Journal
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Officially, we won’t for a year or more after it actually happens...

In the News

The sun also rises

with Robert E. Hallvia Economist
Thursday, August 6, 2009

WHEN Barack Obama visited Elkhart, Indiana, in early February, a few weeks after his inauguration, it was a sombre affair...

In the News

All “sizzle” and no substance

with Timothy Garton Ashvia New Statesman (UK)
Thursday, August 6, 2009

There is increasing anxiety within the Obama administration over the foreign policy of Cameron, a man the US President dismissed as all "sizzle" and no substance...

In the News

Hoover Director and Fellows Honored by Poland with Prestigious National Medals and Awards; Speech by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Featured

with Robert Conquest, Richard Sousa, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Thursday, August 6, 2009

John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director at the Hoover Institution, and historian Robert Conquest, Hoover research fellow, were honored by the Republic of Poland with that country’s Order of Merit to recognize their contributions to Poland in a ceremony today at the Hoover Institution...

In the News

Where I’ve been and where I’m going

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, August 6, 2009

I haven’t posted as much as usual over the last three weeks and I wanted to let you know what I’ve been up to...

In the News

Never mind the anecdotes: Do Canadians like their health-care system?

with Scott W. Atlasvia Chicago Tribune
Thursday, August 6, 2009

By an overwhelming margin, Canadians prefer the Canadian health care system to the American one...

In the News

More Americans Choosing to Rent

with Thomas Sowellvia Fox Business
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Economist Thomas Sowell on what the shrinking rate of U.S. homeowners means for the future...