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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Finally, some evidence from Krugman

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Paul Krugman has been beating the drum for more government spending for a long time. And now he finally has the evidence that proves his point...

Analysis and Commentary

10, 9, 8, 7 . . . 51?

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Now that the dust has settled in Delaware and the shocker in that state’s Republican senatorial primary, here’s what we know that we didn’t 48 hours ago...

Analysis and Commentary

Divisions within the Administration Concerning Al Aulaqi Response?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Don’t miss this very interesting story from Charlie Savage on the argument going on within the administration concerning how to respond to the Al Aulaqi lawsuit...

Analysis and Commentary

Principles for Economic Revival

by George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Cogan, John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Our prosperity has faded because policies have moved away from those that have proven to work. Here are the priorities that should guide policy makers as they seek to restore more rapid growth...

Analysis and Commentary

The Constitution and crime

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Washington Times
Thursday, September 16, 2010

We proudly celebrate Constitution Day every Sept. 17. But, increasingly, these celebrations are tinged with concern that our constitutional heritage is being eroded...

Analysis and Commentary

Rethinking George Bush?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, September 16, 2010

The American people are warming to Bush and cooling to his successor...

Analysis and Commentary

You’ll be Sorely Missed, Mike Castle

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Besides almost certainly forfeiting a Senate seat that the GOP could have taken in November, Delaware’s Republican primary voters yesterday made a colossal mistake when it comes to education policy...

Analysis and Commentary

DC Election: The Charter Schools–and the Bike Lanes–will Remain

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

It’s understandable that education reformers will go out of their way to argue that Michelle Rhee’s reforms weren’t determinative in Adrian Fenty’s mayoral re-election bid...But let’s face it: the toughest of tough-minded reforms just aren’t all that popular with the public...

Analysis and Commentary

Memo to Raul Castro

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

As you begin to shift from a command-and-control to a market economy, I suggest you stay clear of the IMF, IDB, WB, and Harvard University for advice...

Analysis and Commentary

The voice of reason vs. the voice of insanity

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Maybe Edward DeMarco should be polishing his resume...We’re in the middle of the worst economic downturn of our lifetime. Government guarantees contributed mightily to the problem. But we need to continue with the system so we can have milder recessions in the future...?

Analysis and Commentary

Why Salahi is Important

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

I think this case [Salahi v. Obama] is a big deal, one that stands to make a significant mark on the law of detention...

Interviews
Interviews

The American Academy with Harvey Mansfield: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 16, 2010

If academia cares so much about ethnic and gender diversity, why does it overlook intellectual diversity? Harvey Mansfield responds...

Interviews

KMJ Morning News

with Joseph D. McNamaravia KMJ (Fresno)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Former San Jose PD Chief is part of law enforcement group that supports marijuana legalization...

Interviews

Conservative states rally against Calif.'s Prop 23

with George P. Shultzvia KGO-TV (San Francisco)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

In an exclusive interview with ABC7 George Shultz explained why he's co-chair of the no on prop 23 campaign...

Interviews

Prop. 19

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Proposition 19 on the November ballot would make California the first state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. We hear from a proponent and an opponent of the proposition, known as the "Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010..."

In the News
In the News

Laying the foundation for long-term economic growth (Rep. Phil Roe)

with Eric Hanushek, Ludger Woessmannvia Congress Blog (The Hill)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
In the News

Small businesses at heart of tax debate

with Keith Hennesseyvia Reuters
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
In the News

Whitman visits Yelp, discusses record $119 million spending

with Thad Kousservia Oakland Tribune (CA)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
In the News

States are climate battlegrounds

with George P. Shultzvia Politico
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People: From the San Remo Conference (1920) to the Netanyahu-Abbas Talks

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

According to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the real root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians had been their ongoing refusal to recognize "the right of the Jewish people to a state of their own in their historic homeland..."

In the News

Railroading The Taxpayer

via Forbes
Monday, August 30, 2010