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Analysis and Commentary

Fed fix needed on debit swipe fees

by James C. Miller IIIvia Politico
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Merchants simply won’t miss an opportunity to compete on price to draw traffic into their stores...

Analysis and Commentary

Warning Labels On New York Times Columns

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com Blogs
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Analysis and Commentary

Truman, Reagan, and Bush Were Right

by Peter Berkowitzvia Pajamas Media
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

In the face of Gaddafi’s war against the Libyan people, Obama should align himself with a proud American foreign policy tradition, with both progressive and conservative roots...

Analysis and Commentary

Fighting Insurgencies without White Elephants

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Along with considering President Barack Obama’s recent budget submittal, Congress should look closely at the way funds are being spent in Afghanistan. The nation’s war expenditures should kick off a debate on how to fight insurgency-based terrorist threats...

Analysis and Commentary

Forecasting Political Events: Mao Zedong and the Middle East

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

...[P]erhaps the U.S. government should select ten outstanding intelligence personnel from the State Department and U.S. embassies in the Middle East to serve as interns in the Chinese Communist Party Central School in Beijing...

Analysis and Commentary

Libya’s Tragedy

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A government that threatens to kill every single person living in the territory it controls sacrifices all legitimacy. This is the cold, hard face of tyranny, a government with no respect or kindness for those it governs...

Analysis and Commentary

House GOP to Supreme Court: Bring Gitmo Detainees Here

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Yesterday, I drew attention to the mindless House amendment designed to zero out funding for State Department efforts to resettle Guantanamo detainees...

Analysis and Commentary

After Obama, the Deluge

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

President Obama established a bipartisan debt-reduction commission -- and then ignored its findings, which called for unpopular reductions in entitlements and across-the-board spending cuts. No matter...

Interviews
Interviews

Economy on the Home Front

with John B. Taylorvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Thursday, February 24, 2011

John Taylor, former Treasury undersecretary, discusses his predictions for the economy...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Garrison

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and a contributor at Pajama's Media talked about the president's poor decision making skills in domestic and foreign policy...

In the News
In the News

Un-American Reservations

by Terry Anderson, Dominic Parkervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Why don't our Indian lands have secure property rights...?