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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Mosque Controversy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

If we all did everything that we have a legal right to do, we could not even survive as individuals, much less as a society. So the question is whether those who are planning a Ground Zero mosque want to be part of American society or just to see how much they can get away with in American society...?

Analysis and Commentary

Arizona immigration law a human rights violation?

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, August 30, 2010

Whatever one thinks of the Arizona policy, we have a judicial system capable of determining whether Arizona is within its rights to pass that law and the case is ongoing...

Analysis and Commentary

Adam Smith on Ford's $5 a Day

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, August 30, 2010

Don Boudreaux has an excellent post taking on the myth that one reason Henry Ford paid the huge (at the time) daily wage of $5 was that he wanted workers to have more money to buy his cars. Don gives an alternate explanation...

Analysis and Commentary

The disconnect in Obama's plan for Iraq

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Monday, August 30, 2010

The president is commemorating "the end of the combat operations in Iraq." Except that U.S. military forces remaining in Iraq will continue to have combat responsibilities, both in support of Iraqi forces for internal security, and to protect Iraq from external threats, through at least the end of 2011...

Analysis and Commentary

Our Macroeconomic Fetish

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com
Monday, August 30, 2010

In our current unfortunate state of affairs, the regulation of the economy has become too important to entrust to economists--or more precisely to macroeconomists who pride themselves on seeing the big picture...

Analysis and Commentary

Failing applied science

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Monday, August 30, 2010

Obama advisers experiment with lethal business regulations...

Analysis and Commentary

Ignorant America

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Monday, August 30, 2010

How is it possible that a fifth of this country believes Obama is Muslim, without any evidence? Tunku Varadarajan on other cockamamie American beliefs—and why so many cling to them...

Interviews
Interviews

Politics with Haley Barbour: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Haley Barbourvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Thirty seven gubernatorial races will be decided this November. Haley Barbour, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, outlines what’s at stake...

Interviews

Suspicious luggage sparks questioning

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Monday, August 30, 2010

Two men were detained in Amsterdam after they flew there from Chicago with questionable items...

Interviews

Iraq Update

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, August 30, 2010

As the U.S. prepares to end operations in Iraq by the end of 2011, what does the drawdown mean for both countries' political, economic and military futures...?

In the News
In the News

Education secretary Arne Duncan: headmaster of US school reform

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Christian Science Monitor
Monday, August 30, 2010