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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Public Employees by the Numbers

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Friday, July 22, 2011

Seemingly out of nowhere came the unbelievable expenses of public employee pensions. But there are some other numbers we should focus on...

Analysis and Commentary

Race and Politics

by James W. Ceaservia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Mainstream liberal thought has been edging closer and closer to legitimating the idea that opposition to Barack Obama can be equated to racism...

Analysis and Commentary

This Glass is Half-Empty, Maybe Two-Thirds

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Thursday, July 21, 2011

...[O]ur kids on average are woefully lacking in essential skills and knowledge across every subject in the curriculum...

Analysis and Commentary

Green Fallout: RFK Jr., Wind, “Sacred Views,” and Deeper Issues

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, July 21, 2011

This amusing tussle among the green elite offers revealing insights and raises a series of questions about the economics and political economy of green electricity...

Analysis and Commentary

Why I oppose the Gang of Six plan

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Like many others, I am attracted to Members working across the aisle and breaking the natural partisan divide. For me, the substance trumps that, and the substance of this plan is simply terrible...

Analysis and Commentary

Out come the long knives for defense

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Defense spending will be further cut; that seems inevitable in the current, beneficial, climate of reducing government spending...The question is how much, and what, to cut...

Analysis and Commentary

Could Michele Bachmann's headaches be her downfall?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Health has been an issue in a number of presidential campaigns, and for good reason...

Analysis and Commentary

What Washington can learn from sports

by Scott S. Powellvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, July 21, 2011

The nation’s top bipartisan pastime—sports—actually contains key elements and a framework to reset the economy, accelerate job creation and keep recovery on track...

Analysis and Commentary

Debt crisis: In our competitive decadence, we face eurogeddon and dollargeddon

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

There are profound reasons why the twin giants of the liberal democratic west are both on the edge of default...

Interviews
Interviews

Congressional Dust Up, Tax Rates, The Future of Space Program

with Michael J. Boskinvia Mark Reardon Show (KMOX)
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Michael Boskin, Economics Professor at Stanford University, tells us why we should get ready for a 70% marginal tax rate...

Interviews

Terry Moe on the Brian Wilson show

with Terry M. Moevia Brian Wilson and the Afternoon Drive (WSPD)
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Brian talks to Dr. Terry Moe of the Hoover Institution on Teachers Unions and what they do to the public trust...

Interviews

Chuck Blahous on the Morning Briefing

with Charles Blahousvia Morning Briefing with Tim Farley (P.O.T.U.S. - SiriusXM)
Friday, July 15, 2011
In the News
In the News

What Would Alexander Hamilton Do?

by Michael McConnellvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, July 22, 2011

The founder’s financial wisdom holds lessons for today’s debt crisis...