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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Workplace romance hinders ethics

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, October 8, 2009

With David Letterman — just as with Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky — the problem is that he is the boss...

Analysis and Commentary

What Does Woman Want?

by Mary Eberstadtvia First Things
Thursday, October 8, 2009

For a few interesting weeks this summer—­catapulted by romantic melodramas with a wide cast of characters, including Republican politicians and popular reality-show parents Jon and Kate—the question of opposite-sex marriage and its own meaning momentarily took center stage...

Analysis and Commentary

Michael Moore, Closet Supply-Sider

by Peter Schweizervia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, October 5, 2009

Michael Moore is at it again, attacking capitalism and corporate America, this time with the film "Capitalism: A Love Story."...

Interviews
Interviews

Little-Known Republican Legislator Makes Suprising Jump In Latest Poll

with Bill Whalenvia KTVU.com
Thursday, October 8, 2009

There is a surprising new development among Republicans hoping to challenge Senator Barbara Boxer in next year's election...

Interviews

What the U.S. Can Learn From Health Care Abroad (Transcript)

with Scott W. Atlasvia News Hour
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

JIM LEHRER: And now, Gwen Ifill looks at how the U.S. health care system compares to the Netherlands and those of other countries...

In the News
In the News

Nobels and Great Classes In Economics

with Robert E. Hallvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 9, 2009

In baseball there were the New York Yankees teams of the late 1920s, featuring legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig and a cast of superstars...

In the News

The Mundell-Laffer solution

with Robert J. Barrovia Washington Times
Friday, October 9, 2009

Team Obama is in economic trouble on two fronts right now: The dollar could be headed toward its demise while the jobs and unemployment numbers have gotten worse...

In the News

Behind the Unions' Shift on Charters

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Post
Friday, October 9, 2009

NEW York's teachers unions have recently abandoned their open hostility to charter schools...

In the News

U.S. Stands By as Dollar Falls

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 9, 2009

The dollar fell to a 14-month low against other currencies Thursday, intensifying a trend that the Obama administration has publicly suggested it opposes -- but which it appears prepared to tolerate quietly...

In the News

Ahmadinejad’s Apocalyptic Ambitions

with Daniel Pipesvia theTrumpet.com
Thursday, October 8, 2009

During an interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recently, msnbc’s Ann Curry confronted the Iranian president with a provocative question about his spiritual beliefs...

In the News

Capture Or Kill? Lawyers Eye Options For Terrorists

with Kenneth Andersonvia NPR
Thursday, October 8, 2009

Given that United States would rather not be in the terrorist detention business, the Obama administration is thinking creatively about what to do with detainees...

In the News

Harvard historian: China will be next superpower

with Niall Fergusonvia Capital (MD)
Thursday, October 8, 2009

The American appetite for credit is likely to be the undoing of the world's greatest power, a prominent conservative Harvard University historian told several hundred midshipmen last night at the Naval Academy...

In the News

Proposed National Academic Standards Sidestep Debate

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Thursday, October 8, 2009

The opening of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice."...

In the News

Bank bailouts 'a threat to free markets'

with Niall Fergusonvia ePolitix.com (UK)
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Niall Ferguson has said a new Conservative government must make it a priority to deal with financial institutions that have become "too big to fail"...

In the News

So How Is the Stimulus Working Out?

with Robert J. Barrovia American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Give us money, and we’ll give you jobs...

In the News

Robert Barro on the Impotence of Stimulus

with Robert J. Barrovia ThinkMarkets (NYU)
Thursday, October 1, 2009

In an interesting opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, Robert Barro and Charles Redlick give empirical evidence supporting the claim that stimulus spending doesn’t work...