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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Rocky and Republicans

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

With most of the media heavily tilted toward the Democrats, Republicans are going to get hit far more often than they are going to get in their own punches...

Analysis and Commentary

Egypt’s chance for change

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

In Egypt, the exciting part is over; now come the worries...

Analysis and Commentary

The Rumsfeld Papers – Picking a CIA Director, 1975

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, February 14, 2011

In connection with the publication of his new book, Known and Unknown, Donald Rumsfeld has created an on-line library of interesting documents drawn from his time in U.S. government service...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s budget: whistling past the graveyard

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, February 14, 2011

I chewed on the President’s budget for a few hours today. Rather than bore you with a MEGO (“My Eyes Glaze Over”) post filled with numbers and charts, I offer a few overall qualitative and strategic impressions...

Analysis and Commentary

Race to the bottom

via Education Gadfly
Monday, February 14, 2011

A seminal problem with No Child Left Behind was that law’s focus on race, not just because an overwhelming, overriding focus on race is bad, which it is, but because NCLB’s racial categories—black, white, Hispanic, etc.—always seemed overbroad and largely unworkable...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Education Budget: It’s About the 2012 Election, Not About the Kids

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Monday, February 14, 2011

If Obama is sincere about making “crucial investments” in education, he would call for another education stimulus...Instead, he’s just playing presidential politics. What a shame...

Analysis and Commentary

Budget puzzle

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, February 14, 2011

So what would be so hard about going back to the level of nominal spending in 2007 of $2.7 trillion? Why isn’t that proposal on the table...?

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Official Today: China Now #2 World Economy; What Does It Mean?

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Monday, February 14, 2011

Predictions are that if current trends continue, China will pass the United States in 2030 to become #1. But what does this really mean? And does it represent a threat...?

Analysis and Commentary

The Evolving Structure of Global Growth

by Michael Spence, Sandile Hlatshwayovia Project Syndicate
Monday, February 14, 2011

We are now slightly more than halfway through the century-long process of modernization that started for many of today's developing countries with their emergence from colonialism in the years following World War II. But where is that process taking us, and how can we influence its course...?

Interviews
Interviews

Iran's 1979 Revolution Is A Cautionary Tale

with Abbas Milanivia Morning Edition (NPR)
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Abbas Milani about how events in Egypt compare to the 1979 Revolution in Iran...

Interviews

Egypt's Hazy Future Leaves Big Questions For U.S.

with Fouad Ajamivia Talk of the Nation (NPR)
Monday, February 14, 2011

The anti-Mubarak protestors' victory in Egypt captured the imaginations of millions of Americans. But Egypt's leadership remains in flux...

Interviews

Is Social Security Issue Being Ignored?

with Charles Blahousvia FOX Business
Monday, February 14, 2011

Reforming social security...

In the News
In the News

The Welfare State with William Voegeli: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, February 15, 2011