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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why delay austerity decisions?

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Friday, June 8, 2012

Lefty and Righty are debating stimulus and austerity over a cup of coffee...

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One step forward, two steps back on World Oceans Day

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Daily Caller (DC)
Friday, June 8, 2012

In case you didn’t know, today is World Oceans Day as declared by the United Nations in 2009. It is puzzling, then, that just in time for today’s event, a majority of House Republicans (with the help of Democrat Barney Frank) passed legislation that opposes property rights, market-based reforms, and ocean fisheries protection all in one fell swoop...

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‘You’re Likable Enough, Mitt.’

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Campaign Stops (New York Times)
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Recent political commentary contrasts Mitt Romney’s negative personal image with President Obama’s positive one. Polls report that Obama is more “likable” than Romney, and that his “favorable to unfavorable” ratio is more positive...

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Data Matters: U.S. National Security Rooted in Our Economic Strength

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Professor Schake points us to what she considers the best chart on worldwide defense spending, originally produced by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the definitive collector of national data on defense capabilities...

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