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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Reactionary President

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Obama seems intent on turning back the clock to the good old days of the 1960s and 1970s, when rigid political orthodoxy, not an open mind, once guided government...

Analysis and Commentary

Senate Fails to Kill Corn Ethanol Subsidies: But there’s More Here than Meets the Eye

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Yesterday’s vote in the Senate that failed to kill $6 Billion in annual subsidies to corn ethanol might seem like a defeat for market-oriented energy reformers—But there’s a lot more here than meets the eye...

Analysis and Commentary

Let the Fed Stay Off to One Side

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

At most the Fed’s contribution is a modest negative of clouding the current economic picture, which only adds a new level of unwanted uncertainty to labor markets...

Analysis and Commentary

The Shape of 2012 to Come

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

All of the above can neither be defended as something positive nor blamed on George Bush, so the third alternative of simply not talking about the state of the nation and world...is about all that is left...

Analysis and Commentary

The Lure and Peril of Arab Presidential Dynasties

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The outsize role of the ruler’s families provides a commonality in many of the Middle Eastern countries experiencing upheavals in 2011...

Analysis and Commentary

5 Primaries … Before the Real Primaries Begin

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Early-voting states like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina will greatly determine the Republican presidential nominee...But it’s worth noting that, before those votes, there’s another contest...

Analysis and Commentary

Briefing Paper on Guantanamo Transfers to Yemen

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

At this hour, I am participating in a briefing for the House Armed Service Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations concerning transfers of Guantanamo detainees to Yemen...

Analysis and Commentary

A Post-Crisis World of Risk

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The global economy’s most striking feature nowadays is the magnitude and interconnectedness of the macro risks that it faces...

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

GUESTS: Paul Vigna, Dow Jones; John Loftus, author of "America's Nazi Secrets"'; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

Interviews

Paul Gregory on the John Batchelor Show

with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

GUESTS: Joseph Sternberg, WSJ; Paul Gregory, Hoover; Matt Kaminsky, WSJ; Anne Jolis, WSJ...

Interviews

U.S. mission in Libya: Unconstitutional?

with Matthew Waxmanvia American Morning (CNN)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Does the United States' military involvement in Libya violate the War Powers Resolution...

Interviews

Walter Williams on Point of View Radio Talk Show

with Walter E. Williamsvia Point of View
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Today's Topics: Book - “Race & Economics” How much can be blamed on discrimination...

In the News
In the News

Left & Right with Andrew Breitbart: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 16, 2011
In the News

America in Decline?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, June 16, 2011

That is a decision, not a destiny...

In the News

Using German ingenuity to fix our economy

with Michael Spencevia Washington Post
Wednesday, June 15, 2011