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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Greece Alone and Broke -- Again

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Take away the veneer of European membership, and Greece is a tiny, broke, isolated and terribly vulnerable nation -- once again. Given its neighborhood and its inner demons, the current insolvency is the very beginning, not the end, of Greece's problems...

Analysis and Commentary

The Fiscal Consequences of the Supreme Court's Healthcare Ruling

by Charles Blahous, Jakina Debnamvia Economic Intelligence (U.S.News & World Report)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Supreme Court's decision on the 2010 healthcare law may result in what appears to be a fiscal windfall for the federal government. But it would be a grave mistake for lawmakers to react to illusory savings with real new spending...

Analysis and Commentary

Phaethon with the Reins?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

It is hard to appreciate the craziness of the last two weeks...

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Not Just the Economy, Stupid

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The monthly jobs and GDP data are the most important data points affecting the choice this November, but they are not the only ones. It’s not just the economy...

Analysis and Commentary

Eli Broad, Conservative Hero?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

While some gentle teasing about his non-inconsiderable ego might be in order, Eli Broad deserves something more—namely, a full measure of respect and gratitude...

Analysis and Commentary

I come to praise Ms Merkel not to bury her

by Josef Joffevia Financial Times
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Listening to Anglo-American über-Keynesians a first-time visitor to the eurozone might be tempted to pose three questions, in rising order of bemusement...

Analysis and Commentary

Debating Hillary

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Secretary Clinton has done a reasonably good job...But it is difficult to think of a major achievement for which she was a motive force...

Analysis and Commentary

Dangerous Stowaways at the Summer Olympics

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

London in July and August will be mobbed by hundreds of thousands of sports-minded international visitors harboring all sorts of contagions. Three highly infectious viruses merit special concern: measles, influenza (“flu”), and norovirus...

Analysis and Commentary

Clarity about Austerity

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Whether one calls this austerity or something else is a matter of semantics. But the confusion that has resulted is anything but harmless...

Interviews
Interviews

Should the U.S. intervene in Syria?

with Fouad Ajamivia Amanpour (CNN International)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Guest host Ali Velshi speaks with U.S. Congressman Ron Paul and author Fouad Ajami about whether in intervene in Syria...

In the News
In the News

A Fiscal History Lesson

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Following World War II, government spending cuts led to an incredible economic boom...