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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Make the Rich Pay!

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Obama is in dire need of additional revenue after proposing a $3.8 trillion 2011 budget -- containing the largest deficit in U.S. history at an estimated $1.6 trillion. Yet his latest share-the-wealth proposals make little sense...

Analysis and Commentary

Medicare as we know it

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The President and his allies ominously warn that the Ryan plan would “end Medicare as we know it.” But let’s be honest, how much do you really know about Medicare...?

Analysis and Commentary

Please Print this Post for Earth Day

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

...[Be] leery of green action items. Although this type of campaign generates feel good actions, the action is not always connected to long-term positive environmental outcomes—meaning you might get a spanking from Mother Nature...

Analysis and Commentary

Measuring Michelle Rhee

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Following are my responses to issues raised by Alan Ginsburg concerning my Education Next article, “The Case Against Rhee: How Persuasive Is It?”...

Analysis and Commentary

Liveblogging the Future: July 1, 2037

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

On July 1, 2037, Standard & Poors issued its 16th consecutive downgrade of U.S. sovereign debt, from AAA in 2012 to CCC+...

Analysis and Commentary

Libya Is Vietnam? This Overused Analogy Might Be Accurate In This Case

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

I absolutely hate Vietnam analogies...But this time, as it relates to Libya, they might be right...

Analysis and Commentary

Of Justice Breyer, Uighurs, the Left, and Judge Silberman

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

I wanted to highlight how Justice Breyer’s statement in the Kiyemba cert denial this week once again repudiates the factual predicate for this strange intellectual marriage...

Analysis and Commentary

Arab Revolutions Don’t Mean End for Al Qaeda

by Jessica Sternvia Boston Globe
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

...[T]he Arab spring is unlikely to deal the death blow we might wish for. On the contrary, the terrorism threat to the Middle East as well as the West is likely to get worse before it gets better...

Analysis and Commentary

The Administration's PBGC Premium Proposal Deserves Support

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, April 18, 2011

The Administration’s proposal to increase PBGC’s authority to establish a more appropriate level and structure for PBGC premiums is conceptually sound...

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen on the Ronn Owens Program

with Bill Whalenvia Ronn Owens Program (KGO-AM)
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Hoover Institution's Bill Whalen talked with Ronn about the GOP in 2012 and why Trump is not a possibility...

Interviews

Update: the Middle East and North Africa

with Larry Diamondvia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

We discuss recent developments in the Middle East and North Africa...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Top Story with Chris Reed

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Top Story with Chris Reed (KOGO)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
In the News
In the News

Getting into College with Andrew Ferguson: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 21, 2011
In the News

Tax Rematch: Will Raising Taxes on Wealthy Hurt Small Companies?

with Charles Blahousvia Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal)
Wednesday, April 20, 2011