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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Say No To Macro-Prudential Fine-Tuning

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In an article in the Wall Street Journal John Cochrane raises serious doubts about  recent “macro-prudential" policy proposals.   I hope the Fed listens. The Bank of England has already started in ...

Analysis and Commentary

A Poignant Anniversary

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - A Poignant Anniversary

Analysis and Commentary

A Truly Great Phony

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - A Truly Great Phony

Analysis and Commentary

An American Satyricon

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Our elites would be right at home in Petronius’s world of debauchery and bored melodrama.

Analysis and Commentary

The Dream Derailed

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Embracing GM Crops

by Henry I. Millervia Times of India
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

India has enjoyed signal successes with genetic engineering in agriculture, but its relationship with this environmentally friendly, wealth-enhancing technology may be coming to an end.

Analysis and Commentary

Democracy’s Dog Days

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, August 26, 2013

We all want democracy to thrive and flourish, but can it?The Obama administration was quite pleased that the anti-democratic Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood had come to power through a single

Analysis and Commentary

The Danger of an All-Powerful Federal Reserve

by John H. Cochrane via Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 26, 2013

Interest rates make the headlines, but the Federal Reserve's most important role is going to be the gargantuan systemic financial regulator. The really big question is whether and how the Fed will pursue a "macroprudential" policy.

World Puzzle
Analysis and Commentary

One of These Embargoes is Not Like the Others

by Richard Sousa, Marla Goodmanvia Daily Caller (DC)
Friday, August 23, 2013

Let’s play a game. Here are five countries, see if you can tell what they have in common, and more importantly, how they differ: 1. Iran 2. North Korea 3. Syria 4. Sudan 5. Cuba The answer

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Secure Freedom Radio (:48)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Secure Freedom Radio
Monday, August 26, 2013

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON, senior fellow at the Hoover Institute, analyzes current events in the Middle East, including the Syrian chemical weapon attacks, Israel's status, the ongoing violence in Egypt, and Turkey's relationship with the region.CLAUDIA ROSETT, ...

Interviews

Kori Schake on America's Radio News- Afternoon Edition (1:27:00)

with Kori Schakevia America's Radio News Network - Afternoon Edition
Monday, August 26, 2013
Interviews

Coptic Christianity Meets the Modern World

with Samuel Tadrosvia Christianity Today
Sunday, August 25, 2013

How does an ancient, persecuted faith keep pace with political and cultural change?

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (10:26)

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, August 23, 2013

Guests: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com. :  Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover & Forbes.com. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack. Margot Kiser, Daily Beast.

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (19:54)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, August 23, 2013

Guests: Sebastian Gorka, FDD. Liz Peek, Fiscal Times, and National Review. Richard A Epstein, Hoover and Chicago Law