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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Krugman, Tennessee Fires, and Health Care

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, October 7, 2010

So which do you think is worse: not providing health care to someone who doesn't pay or forcibly preventing someone from getting health care who is willing to pay...?

Analysis and Commentary

Rope-a-dope: Obama's plan

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 7, 2010

After 2010, will he be Carter or Clinton? That is the ongoing parlor game now played among pundits over how President Barack Obama will react to a probable shellacking of the Democrats in midterm elections next month...

Analysis and Commentary

Congress and Education Reform

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Thursday, October 7, 2010

Republicans want to eject Uncle Sam from education; Democrats want to micromanage everything from Washington. What we need is Reform Realism...

Analysis and Commentary

A New Start for Head Start — If Congress Doesn’t Get in the Way

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Head Start program has needed a radical overhaul for the past 45 years...Now the Obama administration is trying again and one can only hope that they, too, aren’t blocked...

Analysis and Commentary

Baltimore Schools Take Tentative Step in Right Direction

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

If ratified by union members on October 14, Baltimore’s new teacher contract will move the “Charm City” a modest distance into the 21st Century...

Analysis and Commentary

Anatomy of the Obama Meltdown

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Obama had pulled off what McGovern, Mondale, Dukakis, and Kerry had not, due to a once-in-a-century perfect storm of about six events...

Analysis and Commentary

In Defense of Hand-Wringing

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

I want to reflect [on the New York Times's editorial] conclusion, which reads, “This is the choice: Justice in long-established federal courts that Americans can be proud of and the rest of the world can respect. Or illegal detentions and unending, legally dubious military tribunals. It is an easy one...”

Analysis and Commentary

Clearly Illegal?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

I was amused, in reading Judge Bates’ Khan opinion just now, to run across the judge’s account of the scope of the government’s detention authority...

In the News
In the News

Pregaming the Economics Nobel: Don’t Bet On It

with Robert J. Barrovia Real Time Economics (Wall Street Journal)
Thursday, October 7, 2010
In the News

Another fall, and Dan Lungren is back in his bathing suit

with Thad Kousservia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, October 7, 2010
In the News

Can we reinvent the banking industry?

with Russell Robertsvia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
In the News

Taylor says government was main cause of crisis

with John B. Taylorvia MarketWatch
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
In the News

Maldonado campaign not shaken by Whitman housekeeper flap

with Bill Whalenvia Under the Dome (San Francisco Examiner)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
In the News

The role of the head in education

with George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, October 6, 2010