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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Lessons From the Great Expansion

by Henry R. Nauvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Yes 'the middle class has shrunk'—because it's getting richer...

Analysis and Commentary

Fidelity and the presidency

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Given the value of stable marriages to society, it would be nice to think that such moral failure in our presidential candidates would be a telltale warning of later flawed governance...But the truth unfortunately is more complex...

Analysis and Commentary

Which Buffett Rule Should America Embrace?

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Warren Buffett Rule, with its false patina of social justice, fails the Howard Buffett test rather dramatically...

Analysis and Commentary

Mitch Daniels’s news flash

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

If the goal is to save the system in some form akin to its current state, making the welfare component of Social Security and Medicare is a good place to start...

Analysis and Commentary

Warren Buffett's Secretary Likely Makes Between $200,000 And $500,000/Year

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

I have nothing against Debbie Bosanke earning a half million or even more...At her income, however, she is scarcely the symbol of injustice that Obama wishes her to project...

Analysis and Commentary

We need a better measure of ‘congressional futility’

by James Huffmanvia Daily Caller (DC)
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Lots of talk and written reports followed by lots of new laws is considered productive. Little talk and few laws is futility...

Interviews
Interviews

Obamacare & the Supreme Court with Richard Epstein & John Yoo: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Law professors and constitutional scholars Richard Epstein and John Yoo speculate about Supreme Court decisions in 2012 and censorship and the FCC...

Interviews

Analyzing President Obama's foreign policy record

with Fouad Ajamivia Madeleine Brand Show (KPCC)
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

During Tuesday night's State of the Union speech, President Obama touted his foreign policy accomplishments. He talked about ending the Iraq war, putting pressure on Iran and killing Osama Bin Laden...

Interviews

Rules `Choking' Investment in Europe, WPP CEO Says

with Michael Spencevia Pulse (Bloomberg Television)
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of WPP Plc, Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo Plc, and Michael Spence, a 2001 Nobel Prize winner, talk about investing in emerging markets and Western Europe, and the outlook for the U.S. and European economies in 2012...

Interviews

John Taylor on Payne Nation

with John B. Taylorvia Payne Nation with Charles Payne
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

President Obama's State of the Union Address [Interview begins around 09:15]...

Interviews

John Taylor on the Tom O'Brien Show

with John B. Taylorvia Tom O'Brien Show
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

[Interview begins around 1:21:00]...

In the News
In the News

Will Newt Neuter the Courts?

by James Huffmanvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Why is the liberty-loving presidential candidate taking his cues from FDR...?