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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

About the CA Senate Debate...

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, September 2, 2010

Some observations from Wednesday night’s senatorial debate between Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina...

Analysis and Commentary

Summer of Economic Discontent

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 2, 2010

The administration's 'summer of recovery' has fizzled in almost every way imaginable. The growth rate is less than half what it was at this stage after the 1974-75 and 1981-82 recessions...

Analysis and Commentary

The New Old World Order

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, September 2, 2010

A global shift to past politics also signals a return to past solutions like free markets and strong borders...

Analysis and Commentary

Does Palin have the Murkowski's number?

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The tea party is the result of Washington's hubris and it is as powerful as the hubris that drives it...

Analysis and Commentary

David Friedman on Eggs and Quality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

[David Friedman] points out that even though the British government doesn't require vaccination of hens against salmonella, 90 percent of egg producers have their hens vaccinated. Why...?

Analysis and Commentary

The Taylor Rule Does Not Say Minus Six Percent

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The Taylor rule says that the federal funds rate should equal 1.5 times the inflation rate plus .5 times the GDP gap plus 1. Currently the inflation rate is about 1.5 percent and the GDP gap is about -5 percent. So a little algebra gives a funds rate of 1.5X1.5 + .5X(-5) + 1 = .75 percent...

Interviews
Interviews

Politics with Haley Barbour: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Haley Barbourvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 2, 2010

What to do about Obamacare? Spending? The deficit? Entitlements? Immigration? Haley Barbour responds...

Interviews

KGO Afternoon News

with Abraham D. Sofaervia KGO News
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
In the News
In the News

As Germany Surges, Merkel Stumbles

with Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 2, 2010
In the News

The return of term limits

with Thad Kousservia Second Opinion (Baltimore Sun)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
In the News

Conservative Group Asks Judge to Make Arnie, Jerry Defend Prop. 8

with Edwin Meese IIIvia Law Blog (Wall Street Journal)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
In the News

Financial Crisis Panel Lends Sympathetic Ear to Lehman’s Ex-Chief

with Keith Hennesseyvia New York Times
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
In the News

Clashing Testimony Over Lehman Bankruptcy

with Keith Hennesseyvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
In the News

Haley Barbour lays out his 2012 defense

with Peter M. Robinson, Hoover Institutionvia Politico
Wednesday, September 1, 2010