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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Holder's reasonable decision

by Jack Goldsmithvia Washington Post
Friday, November 20, 2009

Reasonable minds can disagree about Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to prosecute Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other alleged Sept. 11 perpetrators in a Manhattan federal court. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Major Hasan’s Islamist Life

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Friday, November 20, 2009

As the Pentagon and Senate launch what one analyst dubs "dueling Fort Hood investigations," will they confront the hard truth of the Islamic angle? . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Harry Reid Has A Problem

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, November 20, 2009

Can his health care legislation get 60 votes? . . .

In the News
In the News

Panelists Tackle College Graduation Stagnation

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Journal
Thursday, November 19, 2009

The United States has made strides in making higher education accessible to more people, but a new challenge has arisen: getting these college attendees to graduate. . . .

In the News

GAO: Dept. of Ed. Suffers Oversight Deficiencies

with Eric Hanushekvia Cato Institute
Thursday, November 19, 2009

A report released today by the federal government’s non-partisan General Accounting Office finds deficits in the Department of Education’s financial and program oversight. . . .

In the News

Fort Hood, First Mass-Casualty Attack by a Jihadist on U.S. Soil Since 9/11

with Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, November 19, 2009

During the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing this morning, the RAND Corporation's Brian Jenkins offered a statement as to why the Fort Hood shooting, and the analysis of just what motivated Malik Hasan, weighs so heavily on Washington: “We’ve had eight attempted attacks [in U.S.], plus two successful ones in Arkansas and Fort Hood. Many more than previous years.” . . .

In the News

Human capital central to emerging economic analysis of education

with Gary S. Beckervia University of Chicago
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Human capital, a leading approach used to understand the role of education and job training in the economy, has been the subject of seminal research at the University of Chicago. . . .

In the News

Michael Boskin, Sarah Palin: Cut the Payroll Tax

with Michael J. Boskinvia Weekly Standard
Thursday, November 19, 2009

In yesterday's Wall Street Journal, Michael Boskin made the case for a payroll tax cut: . . .

In the News

Why No One Expects a Strong Recovery

with John F. Cogan, John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 19, 2009

When you repeal sound economic policies you repeal their results. . . .

In the News

Nancy Pelosi's Health Care Reform Juggernaut

with Henry I. Millervia National Center for Policy Analysis
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Democrats in Washington are out to cut health care costs at the expense of the research-intensive (as opposed to generic) pharmaceutical industry. . . .

In the News

I Coulda Had a Payroll Tax Cut

with Michael J. Boskinvia FrumForum
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The U.S. needed a fiscal stimulus in 2009, but not the fiscal stimulus we got. . . .

In the News

OTHER VOICES: Deja vu all over again

with Scott W. Atlasvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mr. Means calls our health care system corrupt and lauds the Canadian system. . . .