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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How Many Jobs, Two?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, July 27, 2010

I said in my previous blog that I would give an unspecified prize to the best proposal for getting rid of a government ban on some peaceful activity...So let me give the top few and why...

Analysis and Commentary

Think Tanks: Continued

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Think tanks generally fall into three categories: liberal, centrist, and conservative. Within categories are found further distinctions (e.g., libertarian, progressive)...

Analysis and Commentary

How Smart Are We?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The education and intellects of the elites may lead them to have more sweeping presumptions, but that just makes them more dangerous to the freedom, as well as the well-being, of the people as a whole...

Analysis and Commentary

The Fallout of the Afghanistan Files: Helping the Enemy

by Kori Schakevia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Monday, July 26, 2010

The release of these documents doesn’t compromise the war effort, but it will put at greater risk the men and women who are fighting this war and the Afghans that are helping us to win it...

Analysis and Commentary

Three Cheers for Michelle Rhee

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, July 26, 2010

[Rhee] keeps her eye on the ball, doesn’t take no for an answer, recognizes and rewards talent, and purges the ranks of mediocrities...

Analysis and Commentary

Conflicting Research On Core Standards: Nothing "converse" about it!

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Journal Expert Blog: Education
Monday, July 26, 2010

Are Common Core Standards an effective education reform tool..?

Analysis and Commentary

From Rev. Wright to the Sherrod Affair

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, July 26, 2010

Does anyone grasp that this obsession with racial identity in an increasingly multiracial society is outright insanity, both politically and culturally..?

Analysis and Commentary

Jerry’s Bell Opening . . . and Campaign Opening Bell?

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Monday, July 26, 2010

If Jerry Brown goes on to win California’s gubernatorial contest, remember this day (July 25) as the moment his sleepy campaign perhaps finally showed signs of life...

Analysis and Commentary

The Twisted Logic Of Gender Equity

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com
Monday, July 26, 2010

In the midst of all the current tumult over health care, banking and taxation, it is useful to return for a moment to a persistent thorn in the sides of all colleges: the gender equity requirements for athletics that emerged under Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

Analysis and Commentary

The Recession Dating Game

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Monday, July 26, 2010

The optimism that emerged in the early stages of the recovery from the financial crisis and recession has given way to more sobering assessments of the short-, medium-, and long-run challenges facing the global economy and its constituent national parts...

Analysis and Commentary

How Regulation Kills Medical Innovation

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Day by day, policy by policy, decision by decision, the president's radical, anti-technology, anti-business political appointees are actively preventing the private sector from thriving and creating jobs...

In the News
In the News

Legalize Marijuana, Says Former San Jose Police Chief Joseph McNamara

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Snitch Blog (SFWeekly)
Monday, July 26, 2010
In the News

Course of Economy Hinges on Fight Over Stimulus

with Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Monday, July 26, 2010
In the News

Stanford law dean out to make school best in nation

with Michael McConnellvia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, July 26, 2010