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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Back to the Pre-American World

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, May 26, 2011

Is America's preeminent world role over...

Analysis and Commentary

What Sort of Exceptionalism?

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Thursday, May 26, 2011

President Obama’s foreign policy is confused, in part, because he really doesn’t get American exceptionalism...

Analysis and Commentary

WPR Influence in Libya Action?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, May 26, 2011

Last Thursday the Washington Post editorial page opined that President Obama should either seek congressional authorization for the military actions in Libya, or “should inform Congress and the public about his intention of going forward with the campaign, openly challenge the constitutionality of the War Powers Resolution and work toward its repeal or amendment...

Analysis and Commentary

Food, Fraud And The Feds

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Millions of Americans spend tens of billions of dollars annually on so-called “functional foods,” which are supposed to boost health in some way...

Analysis and Commentary

Does San Jose Know the Way to Pension Reform?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Under normal circumstances, the closest Wisconsin comes to California is a January trip to Pasadena and the Rose Bowl...

Analysis and Commentary

Bill Bennett, James Madison, and National Curricular Materials

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The big fuss about “national curriculum” has lately slid into an argument about whether the federal government may—and should—have anything to do with “curriculum...

Analysis and Commentary

An Easy Fix for the AUMF Language?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Ever since my exchange with Daphne Eviatar and Bobby’s post last night, I have been wondering if there’s an easy tweak to Rep. Buck McKeon’s AUMF reaffirmation language...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Bow to the Muslim World, Round II

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

In September 1938 English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, explaining why he was flying to Germany a third time in order to make peace with Germany, recited the old nursery rhyme: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again...

Analysis and Commentary

John Papola on Teaching Economics

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

I gave a talk at a joint Institute for Humane Studies/Mercatus Center event in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago...

Analysis and Commentary

Swiss Watches Are the New Growth Industry

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Thoughtful Ideas spent last week in Central Europe attending a conference on global regulation and other events...

Analysis and Commentary

How to Reform Compensation

by Michael J. Petrillivia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Raising the “status” of teaching is like chasing a mirage: It looks great from a distance but it never seems to materialize...

Interviews
Interviews

Obama's race gives him an edge

with Shelby Steelevia CNN
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Shelby Steele says the GOP can defeat President Obama the president, but not Obama the cultural icon...

In the News
In the News

Exiting the Euro Crisis

by Charles Calomirisvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, May 26, 2011