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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How to Get That AAA Rating Back

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 8, 2011

Reagan inherited economic problems and fixed them. Obama's strategy is to blame Bush and Standard & Poor's...

Analysis and Commentary

Your Silence Is Killing Us

by Fouad Ajamivia Newsweek
Sunday, August 7, 2011

By standing by as Syria's rebellion is brutally put down, Western nations are showing Assad he can get away with continuing his father's violence...

Analysis and Commentary

California's water wars

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, August 7, 2011

The west side of the Central Valley supports California's booming agricultural prosperity...

Analysis and Commentary

More on the S&P Downgrade

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Sunday, August 7, 2011

Two years age in an article in the Financial Times I wrote that “Standard and Poor’s decision to downgrade… should be a wake-up call for the US Congress and administration...

Analysis and Commentary

An Anatomy of European Nonsense

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, August 7, 2011

In what follows I quote the article, “Once Upon a Time in the West” in italics, with a bracketed commentary following each paragraph...

Analysis and Commentary

The Challenge of Cyberwarfare and Cyberspying

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 7, 2011

In May 2010 the US military appointed its first four-star general to direct its defensive and offensive capabilities in cyber warfare...

Analysis and Commentary

Paul Starobin on Harold Koh

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, August 7, 2011

Paul Starobin has a piece in the New York Times pondering the flip-flop of Harold Koh on war powers...

Analysis and Commentary

The NYT Says What Obama Cannot Say: Raise Everyone’s Taxes

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Sunday, August 7, 2011

The New York Times Sunday editorial reveals point blank the liberal agenda...

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Not the Tea Party Stupid: Why the Bond Market Does Not Like What It Sees

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Sunday, August 7, 2011

Those who blame the kamikaze, hostage-taking tea party for ruining the U.S. credit rating do not see what the bond market sees...

Analysis and Commentary

Treasury Versus S&P on the Downgrade: It’s Not a Math Error

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Saturday, August 6, 2011

The White House and the Treasury are accusing Standard and Poor’s of making an elementary arithmetic mistake in the recent downgrade decision...

Interviews
Interviews

Charles Moore on Margaret Thatcher: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 8, 2011

Charles Moore sets the stage for the debut of the “Iron Lady...

Interviews

Satz on Markets

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 8, 2011

Debra Satz, Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be For Sale: The Moral Limits of the Market...

In the News
In the News

Job creation: easier said than done

with Michael Spencevia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 7, 2011
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In the News

The Extraordinary Case of Farewell

by Richard V. Allenvia American Spectator
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Thirty years ago in late July 1981, the G-7 Economic Summit opened at Chateau Montebello, Quebec...