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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

9/11 and the 'Good War'

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 11, 2009

The road that led to 9/11 was never a defining concern of President Barack Obama...

Analysis and Commentary

What About Motherhood?

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, September 11, 2009

The departure of a child for college, I have just discovered, represents one of those wonderfully illuminating events that enable a man to see things just as they are...

Analysis and Commentary

Collectivism another form of slavery

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Hardly anyone in America disputes that slavery is wrong...

Analysis and Commentary

Listening to a Liar: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, September 10, 2009

"Hubris-laden charlatans" was the way a recent e-mail from a reader characterized the Obama administration...

Analysis and Commentary

Last Night Didn’t Quite Do It

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Obama’s problem with warning Americans about bickering, partisan politics, lying, and misrepresentation last night is that his green advisor Van Jones just left after it was disclosed that he called Republicans “a–holes”, whites polluters / more prone to mass murder in schools, and charged the former President with involvement in 9/11...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Contradiction on Health Care: II

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Three commenters on my post last night (ed, mark, and Karl Smith) pointed out, correctly, it turns out, that I missed Obama's point...

Interviews
Interviews

Taylor's Ruling: Government Created Credit Crisis

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 10, 2009

James Freeman interviews Stanford professor John Taylor about how Washington created the credit meltdown...

In the News
In the News

Lehman Monday Morning Lesson Lost With Obama Regulator-in-Chief

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Friday, September 11, 2009

Less than 24 hours after his swearing-in ceremony, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner surprised Camden R. Fine with an invitation to a one- on-one meeting about the financial crisis...

In the News

This way for the gas

with Stephen Habervia National (United Arab Emirates)
Friday, September 11, 2009

The road to Sangachal is a Potemkin motorway: four to six lanes, neatly demarcated and newly paved, with panoramic views of the Caspian Sea, the hills that rise above Baku and the Bibi Heybat Mosque, which was built in 1257, destroyed by Stalin in 1934 and rebuilt in 1998...

In the News

Tax Inquiry Delays Pick by Obama at Treasury

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 11, 2009

President Barack Obama's nominee for the top international post at the Treasury Department has been sidetracked by a Senate committee's investigation into her personal tax returns...

In the News

What caused the financial crisis?

with John B. Taylorvia Power Line
Thursday, September 10, 2009

It was right around this time last year that the financial crisis became a panic that brought down some of Wall Street's giants and caused market conditions in general to deteriorate so dramatically...

In the News

The Case Against Intervention

with John B. Taylorvia Weekly Standard
Thursday, September 10, 2009

The government is too involved in the recovery of our economy...

In the News

Stanford Africa expert to work for National Security Council

with Michael McFaul, Larry Diamondvia Stanford Report
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Jeremy M. Weinstein, an associate professor of political science, has been appointed Director for Democracy at the National Security Council (NSC)...