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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Grant and Sherman

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Some of us had hoped three weeks ago that a leader like General Mattis might become Centcom commander. The recent announcement that Secretary Gates, wisely, has just done that could not come at a better time...

Analysis and Commentary

Laffer on Unemployment Insurance

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Arthur Laffer, whose work I've often respected and who, I think, has been underappreciated by the economics profession, has a piece in today's Wall Street Journal on unemployment insurance (UI)...

Analysis and Commentary

Extending unemployment insurance

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Congress should extend unemployment insurance benefits as long as the unemployment rate is above 8%. I would extend the law for six months and then reevaluate...

Analysis and Commentary

America needs a growth strategy

by Michael Spencevia Financial Times
Thursday, July 8, 2010

As the International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday, America’s economy shows worrying signs of weakness. Worse, and in common with other developed countries, it also lacks a credible strategy for longer-term growth...

Analysis and Commentary

Save Teachers Or Education Reform Programs? Kudos to Obama on This One

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Journal Expert Blog: Education
Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Are the education reform programs appropriate places to cut? If not, what are better alternatives and why...?

Interviews
Interviews

NSA Builds Perfect Citizen to Protect Infrastructure

with Stewart Bakervia Future Tense with John Moe (American Public Media)
Friday, July 9, 2010

Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal reports on a new classified project by the National Security Agency codenamed Perfect Citizen. The NSA is working with companies and government agencies that run critical infrastructure to put sensing devices on their computer networks...

Interviews

Economic Headwinds with Lazear & Boskin : Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Michael J. Boskin, Edward Paul Lazearvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, July 9, 2010

Michael Boskin and Edward Lazear agree that we are in grave danger as a nation if we continue on the current path of fiscal policy...

Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 8, 2010

GUESTS: Co-hosts Gordon Chang, Forbes.com and Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index; David Drucker, Roll Call; Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle; Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution...

In the News
In the News

At the Helm Through Perilous Times

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, July 9, 2010
In the News

Bush Advisers: We're Not [Herbert] Hoover

with Michael J. Boskin, Keith Hennesseyvia Atlantic
Thursday, July 8, 2010
In the News

High Financier

with Niall Fergusonvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, July 8, 2010
In the News

Waiting for the Truth

with Eric Hanushekvia Huffington Post
Thursday, July 8, 2010
In the News

Why Obama Is Emotionally Detached

with Charles Hillvia Forbes.com
Thursday, July 8, 2010