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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Immigration Ploy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Whatever the merits or demerits of the Obama immigration policy, his Executive Order is good only as long as he remains president, which may be only a matter of months after this year's election...

Analysis and Commentary

Time for U.S. to rattle the saber

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Talks in Moscow should be backed with steely show of force...

Analysis and Commentary

Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Random thoughts on the passing scene...

Analysis and Commentary

What Obama’s Quick Illegal Immigrant Fix Ignores

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Determining whether or not immigrants, including those brought here as children, truly understand and accept the core principles and values of our political order is the most serious challenge we face in dealing with 11 million illegal immigrants...

Analysis and Commentary

Controls Over Consumer Choices

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, June 18, 2012

Although [Mayor Bloomberg's] proposal makes little sense, and could even increase the consumption of these drinks, it does raise once again the question of how far governments should go in interfering with consumer choices?...

Analysis and Commentary

‘Vouchers Unspoken,’ Predictable—But Unproductive

by John E. Chubbvia Education Next
Monday, June 18, 2012

In the long run, education is the key to our troubled economy. But, if new ideas are immediately subject to caricature and politicization, we won’t be hearing many of them...

Analysis and Commentary

No Wonder the President Did Not Take Questions about Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, June 18, 2012

The president has made a lot of political assumptions in his decision to give de facto amnesty from enforcement of immigration law to at least 800,000, mostly Latino, illegal aliens...

Analysis and Commentary

Hello, Cleveland!

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, June 18, 2012

Friday I posted a detailed outline of the economic campaign speech President Obama gave in Cleveland. Today I’ll explain five things he did in the speech...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real D.C. Circuit Habeas Record

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, June 18, 2012

The government’s win-loss record before the appeals court cannot reasonably be described as perfect without grossly manipulating numbers. But the Times figures raise two interesting questions...

Interviews
Interviews

Insiders: The road to the STOCK act

with Peter Schweizervia 60 Minutes (CBS)
Sunday, June 17, 2012

Until recently, America's lawmakers could legally buy stock based on non-public information, but after Steve Kroft's report aired, all that changed...

In the News
In the News

Psychology vs. Public Policy

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Why do moral intuitions break down in complex social institutions?...