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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

U.S. Intervention in Libya Will Likely Take Place Without Congressional Authorization

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, March 17, 2011

The U.N. Security Council has authorized “all necessary measures” to protect Libyan civilians, but we still have no word on whether the President thinks he needs congressional authorization to intervene in Libya...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the Press Causing More Damage than the Japanese Nuclear Accident Itself?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, March 17, 2011

The current hysterical press and TV reports are indeed creating a “mental health impact” as large as or larger than that of Chernobyl...

Analysis and Commentary

Americans Sorta to the Rescue?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, March 17, 2011

At some point, could the administration please release some sort of statement enlightening us about the help that the U.S. has offered the heroic Japanese — expertise, aircraft, personnel, clean-up materiel...?

Analysis and Commentary

Losing Their Bargaining Rights Won’t Send Teachers to the Poorhouse

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Teachers in non-collective bargaining districts actually earn more than their union-protected peers–$64,500 on average versus $57,500...

Analysis and Commentary

Autocrat vs. the Arab Street

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Evidently, overthrowing autocrats and seeking democracy is good for some Arabs, but not for others, at least for now...

Analysis and Commentary

DeLong vs Cowen

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, March 17, 2011

A lower interest rate doesn’t mean that government production is less expensive. It means government borrowing is less expensive...

Analysis and Commentary

Evaluating TARP

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, March 17, 2011

TARP is not popular with most Americans. Economic evaluations now rolling in support their view, but rather than pointing fingers, it is time to absorb the lessons and take actions...

Analysis and Commentary

Comment OR Vote!

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, March 17, 2011

I am pleased to announce the launching of the Comment OR Vote! campaign, which I consider to be the most important work I have ever done...

Interviews
Interviews

Will Inflation Hit Japan Next?

with Niall Fergusonvia Street Signs (CNBC)
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Discussing the global impact of Japan as it struggles to get back on its feet following last week's dual disasters, with Niall Ferguson...

In the News
In the News

Politics and Policy with Mitch Daniels: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, March 18, 2011
In the News

The Dilemmas of Entitlement Reform

with Charles Blahousvia Ross Douthat's Blog (New York Times)
Thursday, March 17, 2011
In the News

Reid on SocSec reform: Talk to me in 20 years

with Charles Blahousvia Hot Air
Thursday, March 17, 2011
In the News

Fulfilling the Mission of Health and Retirement Security

by Charles Blahousvia U.S. House Committee on the Budget
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Statement of Charles P. Blahous Research Fellow, Hoover Institution and Public Trustee for Social Security, Before the House of Representatives Committee on the Budget...