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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Great Anglo-American Spat

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, June 18, 2010

British public opinion was wildly in favor of candidate Obama. President Obama is proving to be something else again...

Analysis and Commentary

Beyond the Horns, A Beautiful Game

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 18, 2010

South Africa's reaction to a red card is a real testament to its culture...

Analysis and Commentary

For Pete’s Sake, Mr. President, Take a Page from Wilson

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, June 17, 2010

One of the biggest sins in a life post-government is regression. That is, giving in to the temptation to romanticize the past and assume that your old boss/office/administration, though it be long out of power, could better handle a present-day crisis...

Analysis and Commentary

Macroeconomic Lessons from The Great Deviation

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Each year for the past 25 years the National Bureau of Economic Research has sponsored a conference on macroeconomics with a special emphasis on empirical research with policy relevance...

Analysis and Commentary

The final tally isn’t in yet

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 17, 2010

In this recent post, I mentioned that that the final bill for the TARP bailout might not be the $50 to $100 billion that Alan Blinder mentions...

Analysis and Commentary

Bruce Bartlett on Debt Default

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, June 17, 2010

On the prospect of U.S. government default on its debt, Bruce Bartlett writes, after mentioning John Tamny...

Analysis and Commentary

Why I Feel Tony Hayward's Pain

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Thursday, June 17, 2010

The embattled BP exec was pelted by so many inane questions from the mediocrities in Congress they almost turned the oil spill villain into a sympathetic figure...

Analysis and Commentary

Denial vs Paranoia with Common Core Education Standards

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Thursday, June 17, 2010

I deny that I’m in denial. But I don’t deny that Neal McCluskey is paranoid, along with Jay Greene and a few other ardent blogsters and op-edsters...

Analysis and Commentary

Should Parents Be Jailed When Kids Drink?

by William Damonvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Thursday, June 17, 2010

It’s graduation party season, which means social host laws that hold parents responsible for teenage drinking are back in the news...

Analysis and Commentary

‘Bush Did It’ Is Not a Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, June 17, 2010

What exactly does Barack Obama wish to accomplish abroad...?

Analysis and Commentary

Evaluating a Charter High School by Going to Commencement

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Thursday, June 17, 2010

[U]nless politics are involved, I can’t quite understand why the Deval Patrick administration is approving new charter schools for Massachusetts at the shabby rate of one per year...

Analysis and Commentary

BP Doesn't Deserve a Liability Cap

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The best way to deter future spills is to expose drillers to the full costs of any mistake and not let any company without proper insurance near an oil derrick...

Analysis and Commentary

Oil and Snake Oil

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The big oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is bad enough in itself. But politics can make anything worse...

Analysis and Commentary

Immigration: What Would Reagan Do?

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Gipper repeatedly declared that openness to immigration represents a defining aspect of our national identity...

In the News
In the News

Legal Fights Loom Over Ratings-Firm Liability Rule

with Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 18, 2010
In the News

Effort starting to raise $100 million for public, charter, parochial schools

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Notebook (Philadelphia Public Schools)
Friday, June 18, 2010
In the News

Will Schwarzenegger endorse Whitman, and should she want him to?

with Thad Kousservia Sacramento Bee
Friday, June 18, 2010
In the News

How energy actually gets used

with Keith Hennesseyvia Washington Post
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

The Glenn Beck Effect: Hayek Has a Hit

with Russell Robertsvia Real Time Economics (Wall Street Journal)
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

Whitman campaign targets Latinos in two new ads

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

A Steady Voice on Jazz and Politics, Still Going Strong

with Shelby Steelevia City Room (New York Times)
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

Schwarzenegger claims early pension victory: Four unions agree to concessions

with Bill Whalenvia Contra Costa Times
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

Thanking McCain and Obama...at the Bradley Prizes

with John B. Taylorvia Right Now (Washington Post)
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In the News

Dismissing climate change skeptics

with Thomas Sowellvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
In the News

Inside the Beltway

with John B. Taylorvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
In the News

Understanding Charter Schools

with Hoover Institutionvia Newsweek
Sunday, June 13, 2010
In the News

Rehnquist Was Asked to Review Wiretapping Program

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Times
Friday, June 11, 2010