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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How the Super-Committee Might Break the Budget Logjam

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Friday, September 2, 2011

Why were commission co-chairs Simpson and Bowles able to secure bipartisan agreement on measures that this summer’s negotiations could not? There are several reasons and they offer important lessons for the joint committee...

Analysis and Commentary

The Great Recession and Government Failure

by Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 2, 2011

When comparing the performance of markets to government, markets look pretty darn good...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s New Top Economist Opposes His Jobs Program

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, September 1, 2011

The extension of unemployment insurance beyond the current almost two years will be a major plank in Obama’s job program. His new top economic advisor should tell him to drop that provision if he really wants to lower the unemployment rate...

Analysis and Commentary

I’m from the federal family and I’m here to help you

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, September 1, 2011

The government has neither the information nor the incentives to allocate goods wisely in the face of a shortage or a catastrophe. It should do less leaning forward and more sitting back...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama, American liberator?

by Reuel Marc Gerecht, Mark Dubowitzvia Washington Post
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Sept. 11, 2001, transformed Bush. We must wait to see whether the Great Arab Revolt has permanently changed Obama. Syria will be his real test...

Analysis and Commentary

The Other California

by Bruce Thorntonvia City Journal
Thursday, September 1, 2011

How the San Joaquin Valley makes modern life possible...

Analysis and Commentary

Are NCLB waivers legal?

by Williamson M. Eversvia Freedom Politics
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Here we have the U.S. Department of Education, a part of the Executive branch, saying that -- to receive waivers from NCLB sanctions -- the states must agree to conditions set by the Department. Yet these conditions are found nowhere in NCLB...

Interviews
Interviews

Syrian official quits, claims atrocities

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Thursday, September 1, 2011

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Fouad Ajami and Anthony Shadid about the chaos in Syria...

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 1, 2011

GUESTS: Fouad Ajami, WSJ; Bill McGurn, WSJ; William Cohan, Bloomberg; Art Harman, SaveMannedSpace.com...

In the News
In the News

A Robust State Department

by Kori Schakevia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, September 2, 2011

Wouldn’t it be nice if we had one...?

In the News

Greens Gain in Germany, and the World Takes Notice

with Josef Joffevia New York Times
Thursday, September 1, 2011
In the News

The Vigorous Virtues

with Michael Spencevia New York Times
Thursday, September 1, 2011