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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Senior advisors veto threat on the Boehner bill

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, July 28, 2011

President Obama might veto the Boehner bill, and he might not. The President is relying on his not-quite-strong-enough veto threat and Senate Democrats to protect himself from having to make that difficult choice...

Analysis and Commentary

Three Common Legal Misunderstandings About the Debt Ceiling

by Michael McConnellvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Perhaps because the United States has so rarely hit the debt ceiling, there is a lot of misinformation about what it means. Here are three legal misconceptions I have observed in the news media and from politicians...

Analysis and Commentary

How Obama Will End the Debt Crisis on His Own Hook: The NCLB Precedent

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Thursday, July 28, 2011

If the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) stalemate provides a precedent, President Obama will use an executive order to raise the debt limit, invoking the 14th Amendment as his constitutional bedrock...

Analysis and Commentary

Guess Who Else Didn’t Mean What He Seemed to Say?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Yesterday, I ran across another such famed quotation on the liberty-security relationship that, in context, also turns out to mean something very different from the meaning its many quoters assume...

Interviews
Interviews

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Fouad Ajami, Charles Hillvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, July 29, 2011

The West declines as the Arab world rises? Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill remark on this prospect...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 28, 2011

GUESTS: Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-21): John Burns, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

National Standards and Tests: An Unprecedented Federal Overreach

with Williamson M. Eversvia Heritage Foundation
Wednesday, July 27, 2011