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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Think Tanks Continued: The Supreme Court

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, August 9, 2010

One might think that fellows in a “conservative” think tank would express some opposition to Sotomayor, Kagan, or both. Indeed, this is so, but not at Hoover...

Analysis and Commentary

Roles of the President's White House economic advisors

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Sunday, August 8, 2010

I think I can instead add a little value by describing the different positions that make up the President’s economic team, and in particular by explaining the roles of the heads of the National Economic Council and the Council of Economic Advisers...

Analysis and Commentary

The Ryan Roadmap versus the Road to Ruin

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Sunday, August 8, 2010

Congressman Paul Ryan’s Roadmap has suddenly become the focal point for debating how America should get its economic house in order. Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard says to embrace it. Paul Krugman of the New York Times says to reject it...

Analysis and Commentary

We deserve answers on bomber's release

by Robert P. Georgevia Philadelphia Inquirer
Sunday, August 8, 2010

Justice is not a commodity to be put up for sale to lift faltering economies. The American people deserve better answers than we've gotten so far from either side of the Atlantic - and we deserve them now...

Analysis and Commentary

A Rather Angry America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, August 7, 2010

Unemployment is still high, growth low, deficits huge. States are cutting out everything from streetlights to paving. Public pensions are exploding everywhere...

Analysis and Commentary

Jerry Jordan on Regime Uncertainty

by David R. Hendersonvia EconTalk
Saturday, August 7, 2010

In this five-minute interview with Karen Gibbs, Jerry Jordan lays out nicely the "regime uncertainty" (Bob Higgs's term) that we face...

Analysis and Commentary

How's that stimulus working?

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Friday, August 6, 2010

Economists disagree about the effects of the stimulus, but overall, after taking into account the various pieces of evidence that exist, it is fairly clear that the effects were small, but not zero...

Analysis and Commentary

More Teachable Moments from Marbella to Martha’s Vineyard

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, August 6, 2010

Is not there some old Harry Truman Democrat still around to advise the new Democratic aristocracy to live it down a bit in these tough times...?

Analysis and Commentary

I3 Is “New American Schools” All Over Again

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, August 6, 2010

Alexander Russo nailed it this morning* when he wrote that “old school reforms win big in i3.” Indeed...

Analysis and Commentary

What happens when judges decree instead of deliberate

by Robert P. Georgevia Washington Examiner
Friday, August 6, 2010

Two federal judges who have recently issued rulings adverse to the historic definition of marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife show what results-oriented jurisprudence is all about...

Interviews
Interviews

Economy's Impact on Investment Opportunities

with Edward Paul Lazearvia FOX Business
Monday, August 9, 2010
Interviews

Laughlin on the Future of Carbon and Climate

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 9, 2010

Robert Laughlin of Stanford University and the 1998 co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about energy use and the future of the earth's climate...

Interviews

Niall Ferguson on Siegmund Warburg

with Niall Fergusonvia Economist
Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The historian on Siegmund Warburg's legacy, Chimerica and his ongoing spat with Paul Krugman...

In the News
In the News

What's Going On With Turkey?

with Hoover Institution, Zeyno Baranvia Forbes.com
Friday, August 6, 2010
In the News

Going Far Beyond Goldstone

with Peter Berkowitzvia Contentions (Commentary)
Friday, August 6, 2010
In the News

Laird, Blakeslee Senate campaigns well-greased with cash

with Thad Kousservia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, August 6, 2010