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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Letter: Mexico's Prosperity Masks Deep Rot

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Regarding Bret Stephens's "The Mexican Paradox" (Global View, May 31): Felipe Calderón's declared war against drug cartels has resulted in more than 34,612 murders...

Analysis and Commentary

ObamaCare's Next Constitutional Challenge

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Medicaid provision of the health law spells the death knell for competition among the states...

Analysis and Commentary

Different Decisions

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Two unrelated news stories on the same day show the contrast between government decisions and private decisions...

Analysis and Commentary

The emptying of Yemen

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Crises triggered by a water shortage could lead to modern-day exodus...

Analysis and Commentary

The Collapse of a Rotten Edifice

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, June 6, 2011

Nemesis is always hot on the trail of hubris, across time and space, and the goddess has been particularly busy in destroying the carefully crafted images of Bono, John Edwards, Timothy Geithner, Al Gore, Eliot Spitzer, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Anthony Weiner, and a host of others...

Analysis and Commentary

The fault dear Brutus...

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, June 6, 2011

Whenever the numbers fall below expectations, analysts and political apologists typically point to a combination of unique events that affected the prior month...

Analysis and Commentary

Lessons From the Financial Crisis For Teaching Economics

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, June 6, 2011

The good news for teaching is that the crisis has left us with many examples where teachers can illustrate basic economic principles...

Analysis and Commentary

Can We Stand the Cure?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, June 6, 2011

In fifteen months we will know which cohort of the body politic is larger: those who are willing to let government borrow and spend us into economic decline or worse...or those who can “stand the cure” of our therapeutic disease...

Analysis and Commentary

In New Hampshire, Romney’s Time to Stand and Deliver?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, June 6, 2011

A week from this Monday, seven Republicans will gather at New Hampshire’s St. Anselm College for the second GOP debate of the primary season...Which can mean only one thing on fight — er, debate — night: a seven-Republican tit-for-tat means six Republicans ganging up on Romney...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama and Merkel Play Friends for the Cameras

by Russell A. Bermanvia Daily Beast
Sunday, June 5, 2011

President Obama is awarding German Chancellor Angela Merkel the Medal of Freedom this week even though the nations are more divided than ever on the issues of the day—Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya...

Interviews
Interviews

Terry Moe on the Ronn Owens Program

with Terry M. Moevia Ronn Owens Program (KGO-AM)
Monday, June 6, 2011
In the News
In the News

The Perils of Patent Reform

by F. Scott Kieffvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Congress should vote down the America Invents Act...