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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Washington’s Catering Prolongs Oil Calamity

by Walter E. Williamsvia Daily News-Record
Monday, June 28, 2010

The Gulf of Mexico disaster has been made worse because of Washington acts similar to Great Britain’s tyrannical acts that caused our founders to rise up in rebellion in 1776...

Analysis and Commentary

Palin Fatigue?

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Monday, June 28, 2010

Now that former Alaska Gov. and possible 2012 candidate Sarah Palin has made her much-anticipated visit at CSU-Stanislaus, let’s look at the damage…

Analysis and Commentary

The Everyday Wonder of Markets

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, June 28, 2010

We are so used to the everyday wonder of markets that we have little wonder…

Analysis and Commentary

Deficit Reduction Über Alles

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, June 28, 2010

The G20 meeting in Toronto concluded with the vast majority of participants choosing deficit reduction over more stimulus spending…

Analysis and Commentary

Why Friedrich Hayek Is Making a Comeback

by Russell Robertsvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 28, 2010

The stimulus package was passed with much talk of Keynesian multipliers and boosting aggregate demand. But now that the stimulus has barely dented the unemployment rate, and with government spending and deficits soaring, it's natural to turn to Hayek.

Analysis and Commentary

Kagan Shows Process Trumps Qualifications

with David Davenportvia townhall.com
Monday, June 28, 2010

Washington, we’ve got a problem. Does anyone really think a young law school administrator, with little courtroom and no judicial experience, is the best possible candidate for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court...

Analysis and Commentary

Petraeus and Obama's Uncertain Trumpet

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 28, 2010

There is a mismatch between the general's Afghan mission and the president's summons to his countrymen...

Analysis and Commentary

Arrogant Obama presidency plays out like a Greek tragedy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia OregonLive.com
Sunday, June 27, 2010

Do you remember candidate Barack Obama offering his hope-and-change platitudes in front of the fake Greek columns during the Democratic convention...

Analysis and Commentary

How to Greatly Reduce the Fiscal Burden of Entitlements

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, June 27, 2010

During the past couple of years, the financial crisis induced the US, Europe, Japan, and many other countries to greatly increase their fiscal deficits and government debt…

Analysis and Commentary

School Vouchers in DC Produce Gains in Both Test Scores and Graduation Rates

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Saturday, June 26, 2010

One should not under-estimate the impact of the DC school voucher program on student achievement...

Analysis and Commentary

Why It's Safer to Drill in the 'Backyard'

by Terry Andersonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 25, 2010

Texas has had 102 oil and gas well blowouts since the start of 2006, without catastrophic consequences...

Analysis and Commentary

Rolling Stone, Michael Hastings, and the McChrystalites—Sort of Deserve Each Other

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, June 25, 2010

The Washington Post publishes a long list of fact check requests sent to Gen. McChrystal before the Michael Hastings’ interview occurred…

Interviews
Interviews

Caplan on Hayek, Richter, and Socialism

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 28, 2010

Bryan Caplan of George Mason University and blogger at EconLog talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about two books: Eugene Richter's Pictures of the Socialistic Future and F. A. Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Both books warn against the dangers of socialism...

Interviews

Change at the helm for Afghanistan

with Kori Schakevia Minnesota Public Radio
Monday, June 28, 2010

While General David Petraeus is expected to win Senate approval as Afghanistan commander, he could face tough questions about the direction of the war at his confirmation hearings...

Interviews

The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

with Victor Davis Hansonvia C-Span2 Book TV
Sunday, June 27, 2010

Victor Davis Hanson talks about his latest book of essays on war and history at Capitola Book Cafe in Capitola, California...

In the News
In the News

Palin's Stanislaus visit shows political power

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, June 28, 2010
In the News

Topic A

with Tod Lindbergvia Washington Post
Sunday, June 27, 2010
In the News

Immigration law: Sunshine State won't follow Arizona

with George P. Shultzvia Sun-Sentinel
Sunday, June 27, 2010
In the News

Nurses mount 'pushy' campaign against Whitman

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday, June 26, 2010
In the News

Prominent conservative scholar backs Kagan

with Michael McConnellvia Hill
Saturday, June 26, 2010