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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

President Obama says no to a bipartisan debt limit plan

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

It appears the three key Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle reached a tentative agreement yesterday and the President blew it up...

Analysis and Commentary

Debt-Ceiling Chicken

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The national debt-ceiling law should be judged by what it actually does, not by how good an idea it seems to be...

Analysis and Commentary

The Art of a Demagogue

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, July 25, 2011

It is now a given that anytime Obama speaks to a race/class/gender special interest group, we will suffer his usual four-step demagoguery...

Analysis and Commentary

Taxes and the Senate

by Tod Lindbergvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, July 25, 2011

Without a realistic possibility of Senate support for tax hikes, the whole revenue side of the discussion ceaselessly promoted by the White House dissolves into meaninglessness...

Analysis and Commentary

A political (franken)fish story

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Congress Blog (The Hill)
Monday, July 25, 2011

Even with a superior product, you can be blindsided by cynical and perfidious political forces as you near the goal line. This is a sad commentary on innovation in America. And on Congress...

Analysis and Commentary

Helping veterans

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, July 25, 2011

The Labor Department has just released statistics showing that young veterans have a worryingly high rate of unemployment...

Analysis and Commentary

Rolling Back Excessive Public Pensions

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, July 25, 2011

Cities and states that were already under water financially are beginning to drown in public pension obligations...

Analysis and Commentary

Actually, MSM, China’s an Economic Mess

by Ying Mavia Pajamas Media
Friday, July 22, 2011

America’s movers and shakers can’t seem to stop ogling Chinese authoritarian chic...

Interviews
Interviews

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Fouad Ajami, Charles Hillvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill connect economics and the clash of Islam and the West...

Interviews

Mark Blitz on the Frank Beckmann Show

with Mark Blitzvia Frank Beckmann Show (WJR)
Monday, July 25, 2011

Dr. Mark Blitz...his new book is "Conserving Liberty" where he defends the principles of American conservatism, countering many of the narrow or mistaken views that have arisen from both its friends and foes...

Interviews

Michael McConnell on the Mark Levin Show

with Michael McConnellvia Mark Levin Show
Monday, July 25, 2011

Professor Michael McConnell of Stanford Law and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution calls in and explains how the 14th Amendment works and what the President can or can't do [Audio begins around 17:30]...

Interviews

'He threw in the towel': Stanford's Abbas Milani discusses Ahmadinejad's tumble

with Abbas Milanivia Stanford Report
Monday, July 25, 2011

Iran's controversial president challenged the nation's "divinely anointed" leader, Ali Khamenei – and now Ahmadinejad must dance to the cleric's tune...

In the News
In the News

Norwegian crime and punishment

with Hoover Institution, Abraham D. Sofaervia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
In the News

Raise Taxes on the Poor?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Yes. A flat tax could help solve the debt crisis...