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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Government, For Better Or Worse

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Forbes
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Ever since I came into contact with government, both state and federal, and especially in the four decades since first going to work in it, I've been struck by the gap between what many Americans expect of government and what it's actually good at doing...

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We need a European foreign policy. Improbable? Yes. Impossible? No

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Fly-over country...

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Exclusive: Authors of Commission Report on Nuclear Deterrence Should Be Commended – And Heeded

with William J. Perryvia Family Security Matters
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Government sponsored Commissions are frequently created...

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Green Shoots Story Looking a Little Tired

with John B. Taylorvia Seeking Alpha
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Federal Reserve policymakers are working overtime to temper expectations of additional quantitative easing...

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Tending the garden of China-US relations

with George P. Shultzvia Shanghai Daily
Thursday, May 14, 2009

THE US-China economic relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world - offering extraordinary benefits to both sides...

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The Environment with Steven Hayward: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Steven Hayward draws a connection between the environmentalist movement and the goal of global, coercive, non-consensual governance...

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The Government Continues to Mess with Monetary Policy

with John B. Taylorvia Seeking Alpha
Thursday, May 14, 2009

On April 27th the Administration buzzed Manhattan with an F-16 and a Boeing 747...

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The Grappler

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

From USA Today: For a guy grappling with recession, bank and auto bailouts, and record-setting budget deficits, President Obama also has a longer-term headache: The worsening financial condition of Social Security and Medicare as the Baby Boomers age...

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Fed's easy money has not spurred the economy

with John B. Taylorvia Idaho Statesman
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

These days, borrowing is hard, but money is easy...

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Economist urges: Avoid protectionism

with Russell Robertsvia Deseret News (UT)
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

In tough economic times, the tendency is to take care of yourself, even at the expense of others...

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Education reform

with Eric Hanushekvia Minnesota Public Radio
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Anyway who is geneuinely worried about inequality, poverty, equality of opportunity and economic growth has to focus on two primary issues: Healthcare and education...

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Control for the sake of control

with John B. Taylorvia Odessa American (TX)
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

It is becoming apparent that the ambition of the Obama administration to increase government control over what had been previously private business institutions is breathtaking in scope and virtually unlimited...

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America’s classroom equality battle

with Eric Hanushekvia Financial Times
Sunday, May 10, 2009

The most ambitious US presidency in living memory hardly needs to extend its list of tasks, you might think...