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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Sorta, Kinda War on Terror

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, January 15, 2010

President Obama has not signed up for a serious effort against radical Islam. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, January 15, 2010

Why John Yoo is suddenly going soft on Obama. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Fighting terrorism should be focus

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Fareed Zakaria, on his Sunday CNN program “GPS” (Global Public Square), chided American officials and commentators for responding to the failed terrorist attack in Detroit with panic. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Running A Business Is Simple; Ask Any Uninitiated Intellectual

by Thomas Sowellvia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, January 14, 2010

This is the fifth in a seven-part series that excerpts the chapter on "Intellectuals and Economics" from Thomas Sowell's newest book, "Intellectuals and Society." . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Campbell Makes It Official: Winners & Losers

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, January 14, 2010

And now it’s official: Tom Campbell has left the Republican gubernatorial primary and thrown his hat into the race to face Barbara Boxer. . . .

Interviews
Interviews

Interview with Gary Becker

with Gary S. Beckervia New Yorker
Thursday, January 14, 2010

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Chicago School economists. . . .

Interviews

Tom Campbell Drops Out of Governor's Race, to Run for Senate

with Bill Whalenvia KQED
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Former Republican Congressman Tom Campbell today confirmed earlier reports that he's dropping out of the race for governor, and joining the GOP primary race for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Barbara Boxer. . . .

In the News
In the News

White House Report Claims Stimulus Success-Despite 3.5 Million Job Losses

with John F. Cogan, John B. Taylorvia Heritage Foundation
Sunday, February 14, 2010

When policies fail to reach their stated goal, just move the goal posts. . . .

In the News

Predicted Fiscal Train Wreck Fast Becoming a Grim Reality

with Niall Fergusonvia National Defense Magazine
Monday, February 1, 2010

The fiscal year 2011 defense budget is about to be released by the Obama administration. . . .

In the News

Campbell could reshape Senate race

with George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, January 15, 2010

Unable to compete against much wealthier candidates, former San Jose Rep. Tom Campbell will reshape the U.S. Senate race that he jumped into Thursday more than the governor's campaign he just abandoned, analysts said. . . .

In the News

Health care proposal reads unbelievable, even irrational

with Thomas Sowellvia Daily Illini
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Of all the assertions made about the government’s proposals for health care, the hardest to believe is that a dramatic “overhaul” of the system would improve the economic conditions in the country. . . .

In the News

U.S. Common-Standards Push Bares Unsettled Issues

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Thursday, January 14, 2010

It is one of the simplest ideas in American education—and one of the most confounding: Elected officials and educators have been talking about establishing national, or common, academic standards for at least a half-century. . . .

In the News

It's official: Tom Campbell leaves governor's race to run for U.S. Senate

with George P. Shultzvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, January 14, 2010

There were few surprises Thursday when Tom Campbell announced he was dropping his bid to become California's next governor to enter the race for U.S. Senate. . . .

In the News

Global Warmists Feel a Chilly Wind

with Thomas Sowellvia American Spectator
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Two weeks ago I wrote an article here about global warming and the advocates -- call them warmists -- who tamper with Wikipedia to reflect their own biases. . . .

In the News

Can We Stop the Attack on Bankers?

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Thursday, January 14, 2010

The financial crisis being investigated down in Washington right now, with bankers on the hot seat amidst huge media coverage, has been over for six months now — at least. . . .

In the News

Truth or consequences or neither

with Michael J. Boskinvia Power Line
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Michael Boskin, an economist at Stanford and head of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George H.W. Bush, has written a very important piece about abuse of data by governments. . . .

In the News

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and Former Secretary of State George Shultz Headline Global Zero World Summit in Paris February 2-4, 2010

with George P. Shultzvia PR Newswire
Thursday, January 14, 2010

The Global Zero Summit February 2-4 in Paris will convene 200 international political, military, business and faith leaders -- as well as student leaders -- to discuss practical policy proposals for the phased, verified elimination of all nuclear weapons and to launch a global grassroots campaign. . . .

In the News

U.S. backing S.F. foundation’s effort to boost businesses in Negev

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Jewish Telegraphic Agency (NY)
Thursday, January 14, 2010

A program started by a San Francisco foundation soon will make it possible for struggling small businesses in Israel’s Negev to obtain the loans necessary to bolster their businesses, create jobs and boost the economy. . . .

In the News

George Shultz ignores differences to endorse Campbell

with George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Greetings from San Jose, where former Reagan Administration Secretary of State George Shultz provided the wow factor at Tom Campbell's "No, Really, I've Always Wanted to Run for Senate" announcement. . . .