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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

America, A Nation Of Cowards

by Tunku Varadarajan with Shelby Steelevia Forbes
Monday, February 23, 2009

President Obama should rebuke Attorney General Holder...

Analysis and Commentary

Our Battered American

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, February 20, 2009

I am meeting a few battered Americans these days...

In the News
In the News

Some Reflections in the Times of Hysteria

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, February 23, 2009

Had anyone said a few months ago that the federal government would step in to provide a trillion dollars to subsidize gasoline—to bring it down to $1.85 a gallon nationwide from prices that were exceeding $4 a gallon—we would have had a national debate...

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Meltzer on Inflation

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, February 23, 2009

Allan Meltzer, of Carnegie Mellon University, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the current state of monetary policy and the potential for inflation...

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Educational patchwork

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Las Vegas Sun
Sunday, February 22, 2009

A new study has confirmed what many critics of the No Child Left Behind federal education law have said all along, that many school districts judged as failures would be judged as successes if only they were located in a different state...

In the News

Meet the new freedom fighters

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Sunday, February 22, 2009

What do you see? A thriller writer, a Tory candidate and a rebel peer?...

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Getting rid of walls?

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Daily Times (Pakistan)
Sunday, February 22, 2009

Growing old, I realise, is not so much about ageing as losing interest...

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China Bashing Once Again

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, February 22, 2009

During his confirmation hearing before the United States Senate toward the end of January, Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner accused China of "manipulating" its currency...

In the News

Korea Dreams of 'Green Revolution'

with William J. Perryvia Korea Times
Sunday, February 22, 2009

South Korea wants to share the vision of ``low-carbon, green growth'' with the rest of the world in order to find a breakthrough during the worst economic recession in decades, Prime Minister Han Seung-soo said Sunday...

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STANFORD PROFESSOR NAMED TO NATIONAL SECURITY.

with Michael McFaulvia KLIV 1590 (CA)
Saturday, February 21, 2009

A Political Science professor from Stanford University has been appointed to a position on President Barack Obama's administration...

In the News

US-RUSSIA: Kinder, Gentler Tone, Same Policy Tradeoffs

with Michael McFaulvia Inter Press Service (Italy)
Saturday, February 21, 2009

The relationship between the U.S. and Russia, which reached a nadir this past August during the war in Georgia, appears to have experienced a slight thaw during the first month of the Barack Obama administration...

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Former eBay Chief Tries a New Bid. It’s Political.

with Bill Whalenvia New York Times
Saturday, February 21, 2009

Meg Whitman, a former chief executive of eBay, once said that running the Internet auction site was like being the mayor of a large city, with the mix of politics, competing constituencies and widespread resistance to change...

In the News

Regular investing, diversification still the best bets

with Niall Fergusonvia Star Tribune (MN)
Saturday, February 21, 2009

We just hit the bear market low that we hit on Nov. 20. Is this the bottom?...

In the News

'Nationalize' the Banks

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, February 21, 2009

Nouriel Roubini is always dressed in black-and-white...

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Resentment Grows Over Paying for Others' Foreclosure Misery

with David R. Hendersonvia Fox News
Friday, February 20, 2009

Michelle Fry is a suburban Atlanta homeowner who has seen the value of her modest one-family home drop by more than half in the past year...

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Teacher Certification: What About Doctors and Lawyers?

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Schools
Friday, February 20, 2009

I believe that our current system of teacher certification requirements could be greatly improved...

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Flat Tax Progress in January-February 2009

by Alvin Rabushkavia Flat Tax
Friday, February 20, 2009

2009 is getting off to an auspicious start. Ricardo Martinelli, the head of Panama’s leading opposition party plans to implement a flat tax if he is elected president in the upcoming May 3, 2009, election...

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Russia expert appointed to national security posts

with Michael McFaulvia Stanford Report
Friday, February 20, 2009

Stanford political science Professor Michael McFaul has been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve as special assistant to the president for National Security Affairs and senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs at the National Security Council...

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McFaul will be Russia hand

with Michael McFaulvia Politico
Friday, February 20, 2009

Stanford's news service reports that Stanford political science Professor Michael McFaul — who shaped Obama's Russia policy during the campaign — "has been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve as special assistant to the president for National Security Affairs and senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs at the National Security Council."...