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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Hardly the Best and Brightest

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 12, 2009

Most historians agree that earthquakes, droughts, or barbarians did not unravel classical Athens or imperial Rome...

Analysis and Commentary

Beyond the Age of Leverage: Alternative Cures for the Global Financial Crisis

by Niall Fergusonvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

It began as a sub-prime surprise, then became a credit crunch and is now a global financial crisis...

In the News
In the News

EXCLUSIVE: Envoys rush to Moscow to save key base

with Michael McFaulvia Washington Times
Thursday, February 12, 2009

The Obama administration sent two top officials to Moscow on Wednesday in a determined effort to retain access to a key military base in Central Asia and the first major test of the new administration's relations with Russia...

In the News

School Vouchers? Yes: New studies show all students’ scores rise

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Thursday, February 12, 2009

For cynics who do not believe school vouchers help students who remain in public schools or those who transfer to another public or private school of their choice, solid new evidence is emerging that will make believers out of the biggest skeptics...

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US can't ignore foreign threats in economic crisis, experts warn

with Niall Fergusonvia Earthtimes (UK)
Thursday, February 12, 2009

The United States cannot be distracted from dealing with foreign threats and challenges even as it works to avert an economic collapse at home, US economists warned Wednesday...

In the News

Who Won in Israel?

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Tzipi Livni, the head of the Kadima party, can credibly claim victory in the elections on Tuesday because her party won the most seats...

In the News

Overstimulation

with Niall Fergusonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

When Democrats campaigned to retake Congress in 2006, they ran on PAYGO...

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Coming up short on the economy and on education

with John F. Coganvia Power Line
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

A substantial portion of the money Congress is about to spend on "stimulus" (roughly 20 percent) will go to "education."...

In the News

Obama Follows Media, Pushes for Pay Caps

with Gary S. Beckervia Business and Media Institute (VA)
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

As in the 1930s, green-eyed populists are once again staring resentfully at the pay and lifestyles of corporate executives and demanding change...

In the News

Are We Living In A Post-Racial America?

with Shelby Steelevia NPR
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

President Barack Obama is the country's first African-American president...

In the News

The fog lifts a little in Israel

with Daniel Pipesvia Power Line
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

As we noted yesterday, the Israeli election has left Benjamin Netanyahu pretty well-positioned to form a new government in which he will be the Prime Minister...

In the News

The seen and the unseen

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The AP reports (HT: Drudge): President Barack Obama says Caterpillar's chief executive has told him the company will rehire some laid-off workers if the stimulus bill passes...