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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Khodorkovsky Trial, a Courageous Woman, and the Smoking Gun

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Every now and then, acts of courage by ordinary citizens have big consequences...

Analysis and Commentary

The long term budget problem begins now

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Let’s look at President Obama’s proposed long run budget path...

Analysis and Commentary

Medication Mistakes Are A Tough Pill To Swallow

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com Blogs
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Drug dispensing mistakes can be costly, even deadly. Consumers should be alert for them so the intended cure isn’t worse than the disease...

Analysis and Commentary

Congressional Testimony on the Stimulus

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Text of my opening remarks before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Iran Next?

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The winds of freedom are finally blowing in the Middle East, and undemocratic governments are nervous...

Analysis and Commentary

The Empty Chairs at the ARRA Hearing

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Two years ago this week the 2009 stimulus package was enacted into law, and, to examine its effects, the House Committee on Oversight—Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs held a hearing chaired by Jim Jordan of Ohio and ranking Member Dennis Kucinich also of Ohio...

Analysis and Commentary

Esmail Oral Argument Summary

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Rising before the D.C. Circuit this morning on behalf of Yasein Khasem Mohammad Esmail, Danielle Barbour faces some non-trivial problems...

Analysis and Commentary

Pruning Farm Subsidies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

In times of massive deficits, why are we borrowing millions to subsidize profitable agribusiness...?

Analysis and Commentary

Transition Traps

by Larry Diamondvia New Republic
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

How Egypt can avoid the most dangerous pitfalls on the way to becoming a democracy...

Interviews
Interviews

Lazear Interview on Obama's Proposed Budget

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Bloomberg Television
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Edward Lazear, a professor at Stanford University and former economic adviser to President George W. Bush, discusses President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal 2012...

Interviews

One-on-One with Sowell

with Thomas Sowellvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Discussing whether America will keep its position in the world, with Thomas Sowell, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Scott Kieff on the John Batchelor Show

with F. Scott Kieffvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77 WABC; Scott Kieff, GWU; Daniel Kruger, Bloomberg; Ellen Zentner, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi; Byron Georgiou, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission...

In the News
In the News

The Welfare State with William Voegeli: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 17, 2011
In the News

Imperiled By Innovation

by Benjamin Wittesvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Technology aids national security. It also makes us vulnerable...