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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Après d’ Montée, then What...?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, July 22, 2010

Four score and forty-nine days ago, a great election was brought forth in Iraq on March 7, 2010, conceived and made possible by the military surge of General David Petraeus...Where do coalition negotiations stand? Hard to say...

Analysis and Commentary

The New Racial Mess

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, July 22, 2010

America has largely moved beyond race. Tragically, our president has not...

Analysis and Commentary

The Common Core Curriculum

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Thursday, July 22, 2010

National education standards that even conservatives can love...

Analysis and Commentary

Paul Samuelson's Prediction for Post World War II

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Arnold Kling and I have been discussing what an incredible counterexample to the Keynesian model the post-WWII years are. It occurred to me to check what Keynesians were predicting would happen after the war ended. Here's one of them...

Analysis and Commentary

No, Al Shanker Did Not Invent the Charter School

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

...[E]ven though it is fashionable enough to credit Shanker for jump-starting the charter movement that even the Wall Street Journal is joining in, there is only a glimmer of truth to that urban legend...

Analysis and Commentary

The Great Binge is Over

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

From the dot.com bust in 2000 to the Great Financial Crisis of 2007-09, Americans of all stripes engaged in a great financial binge...Now there is engaged a tug of war between the stimulators and the debt reducers...

Analysis and Commentary

Too safe for our own good?

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Extremists' product ban demands are irrational...

Analysis and Commentary

Federal Agencies: Waning Integrity, Dwindling Trust

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Why shouldn't people have faith in the FDA and EPA? Because of excessive--as opposed to inadequate--regulation...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama must wish he were Cameron. You reach out and get things done

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A growing centre ground is not reflected in the strident partisanship of Congress and the media. The US is the loser...

Analysis and Commentary

No sale to the press corps on unemployment insurance

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Within hours the Senate will vote to invoke cloture on H.R. 4213, a “tax extenders bill” already passed by the House. I’ll gloss over some tricky process details, but the key substance is an amendment by Senator Reid...

Interviews
Interviews

Grand Strategy with Charles Hill: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Charles Hillvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 22, 2010

According to Charles Hill, Obama does not understand America since he cannot grasp the idea of American exceptionalism...

Interviews

Charlie Brennan

with Russell Robertsvia Charlie Brennan (KMOX)
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Should President Obama increase federal spending to end the recession, or should he start reducing the deficit. We’ll hear from both sides as Charlie talks with Professor Steve Fazzari of Washington University and Professor Russ Roberts of George Mason University...

In the News
In the News

Mutual misunderstanding

with Niall Fergusonvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Thursday, July 22, 2010
In the News

Foreign Entry and the Mexican Banking System, 1997-2007

by Stephen Habervia Harvard Business School
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

What is the impact of foreign bank entry on the pricing and availability of credit in developing economies..?

In the News

Veto Bait for President Obama?

with Gary S. Beckervia Foundry
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In the News

Charles Hill

with Charles Hillvia National Review Online
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In the News

Pat Haden right for USC post

with Thomas Sowellvia Orange County Register
Wednesday, July 21, 2010