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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Money for Nothing — and Corruption for Free

by Peter Schweizervia CQPolitics
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

“He comes to Washington and tells me a sad story,” Franklin D. Roosevelt once said of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia...

Analysis and Commentary

What Are They Buying?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Everyone is talking about how much money the government is spending, but very little attention is being paid to where they are spending it or what they are buying with it...

Analysis and Commentary

Pfizer Weds Wyeth

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The acquisition by Pfizer, the world's largest drug company, of rival Wyeth, for $68 billion, is something of an act of desperation...

Analysis and Commentary

Do Palestinians Really Want a Two-State Solution?

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal Europe
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

What if there is no solution?...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Parents Name Their Child 'Adolf Hitler'?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."...

Analysis and Commentary

Greens' War Against All Chemicals Will Do Little To Reduce Our Risks

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, January 26, 2009

A report from a panel appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says that California should expand pollution prevention initiatives, add "green chemistry" to public school curricula and offer public access to comprehensive information about the chemicals in consumer products...

In the News
In the News

Touchdown: When Do Financial Stocks Hit Zero?

with John B. Taylorvia Seeking Alpha
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Friday, April 10, 2009. Mark it on your calendar...

In the News

Roubini: Delusional Investors Waking to Reality

with Michael J. Boskinvia NewsMax
Monday, January 26, 2009

Clinton-era economist Nouriel Roubini is predicting more gloom for investors, saying the equities markets will this year "head again toward new lows," marking the worst recession in the last 50 years...

In the News

Taking the Next Step with TARP

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Monday, January 26, 2009

A more concrete plan for that money, with John Taylor former undersecretary, international affairs and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI...

In the News

Improve the structure and they will stay

with Eric Hanushekvia University News (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Monday, January 26, 2009

Largely unsuccessful compared to the performance of other school districts across the country, some say the Kansas City school district is in need of a new beginning...

In the News

How Not to Lose Afghanistan

with Kori Schakevia New York Times
Monday, January 26, 2009

Barack Obama has said that his priority in the war on terrorism is Afghanistan, and is poised to increase troop levels there, perhaps by as many as 30,000...

In the News

John Taylor Clears the Way for an Informed View of the Financial Crisis

with John B. Taylorvia Seeking Alpha
Friday, January 23, 2009

If you’re trying to source our current distress, pick up Professor John Taylor’s recent working paper, The Financial Crisis and Policy Responses: An Empirical Analysis of What Went Wrong...

In the News

Economists see recovery on the horizon

with John Shovenvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The string of bad news continues, and economists Thursday warned a turn-around may be another six or nine months away...

In the News

Tough GOPers Stand Up To Geithner; All GOPers Should Counter Keynesian Stimulus

with Robert J. Barro, Gary S. Becker, John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Team Obama has gotten its way on the Tim Geithner nomination for Treasury secretary, as all the Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee voted for Geithner despite his embarrassing non-payment of payroll taxes while at the IMF...