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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Citizens United and the Wisconsin Vote

by Michael McConnellvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 11, 2012

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett got millions in support from unions, whose contributions were legitimized by the Supreme Court...

Analysis and Commentary

What the Recent CBO Reports Tell Us About Fiscal Stimulus and the Federal Budget

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, June 11, 2012

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released two important reports on the federal budget. One analyzes the short term, the other the long term...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Further Quantitative Easing by the Fed Warranted?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, June 10, 2012

I urge the Fed to resist this pressure mainly because further Fed easing under present circumstance will do little stimulating...

Analysis and Commentary

Matt Zwolinski on Sweatshops

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, June 10, 2012

Philosophy professor Matt Zwolinski has an excellent video on sweatshops at LearnLiberty.org...I basically like the video, although I have one question and one disagreement...

Analysis and Commentary

Klaidman Post #1: Where that March 13 Brief Came From

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, June 10, 2012

My posts, rather, will focus on isolated items [from Dan Klaidman’s new book that] I found particularly worth sharing. The first is Klaidman’s account of origins of the now-famous March 13, 2009 brief...

Analysis and Commentary

American Exceptionalism: Obama's Achilles Heel?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, June 10, 2012

If America is exceptional, why must we fundamentally transform it as Obama promises? Instead, we need a steady-hand Mitt to restore America’s greatness...

Analysis and Commentary

What is the Scope of the Leak Investigations?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Saturday, June 9, 2012

Holder appointed U.S. Attorneys Ronald Machen and Rod Rosenstein to “direct[]separate investigations currently being conducted by the FBI.” But he did not say what those investigations are about...

Analysis and Commentary

Professor Obama’s Take on the Economy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Saturday, June 9, 2012

President Obama’s is getting a lot of attention for his quip that the private sector is doing fine amid weak growth and high unemployment...

Analysis and Commentary

Four Words That Moved the World: 'Tear Down This Wall'

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, June 9, 2012

This may sound odd coming from a Reagan speechwriter, but for 25 years I have wondered: Did that Berlin address really matter?...

Analysis and Commentary

Fed Bought 77% of Federal Debt Increase in 2011: The Data Source

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Friday, June 8, 2012

During an interview on CNBC Squawk Box this morning and in my Wall Street Journal oped of last Friday (June 1), I mentioned that the Federal Reserve purchased 77% of the net increase in the debt by the Federal government in 2011...

Analysis and Commentary

Rep. Joe Wilson Was Right: Obama Has Deceived Us

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Friday, June 8, 2012

He was correct. Prescient even. But one politician's invective directed at President Obama early in his administration seems to have been forgotten...

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, June 9, 2012

Guests: Saving Big Ben: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan by John R. Satterfield; The Syrian Rebellion (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order) by Fouad Ajami...

Interviews

Prop 29 Debate Heats Up

with Tammy Frisbyvia NBC Bay Area News
Friday, June 8, 2012

NBC Bay Area's Brent Cannon sits down with Tammy Frisby, from Stanford's Hoover Institution, to discuss Prop 29...

Interviews

John Taylor on the John Batchelor Show

with John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, June 8, 2012

John Taylor, Hoover, in re: Hayek and the rule of rules needed to restore confidence and certainty in a troubled economy...

In the News
In the News

Jonah Lehrer on Creativity and Imagine

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 11, 2012
In the News

Romney to champion healthcare market

with Scott W. Atlasvia Financial Times
Sunday, June 10, 2012
In the News

President Obama's report card on education policy

with Michael J. Petrillivia Politico
Sunday, June 10, 2012
In the News

Wisconsin a big setback to unions in benefits battles

with Tammy Frisbyvia Reuters
Wednesday, June 6, 2012