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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Is Democracy Viable?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Those who see hope in the Middle East uprisings seem to assume that they will lead in the direction of freedom or democracy...

Analysis and Commentary

Public Employee Unions

by Walter E. Williamsvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

With all of the union strife in Wisconsin, Indiana and New Jersey, and indications of more to come, it might be time to shed a bit of light on unions as an economic unit...

Analysis and Commentary

My Optimism on the New Arab Revolt

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

It is time to discard the soft bigotry of low expectations...

Analysis and Commentary

A Baffling Diffidence

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya should be one of the richest countries in the world...

Analysis and Commentary

A Step Backward for Freedom of Conscience

by Michael McConnellvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

In May 2009, President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at Notre Dame, declaring a commitment to “honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion, and draft sensible conscience clauses...

Analysis and Commentary

Al Warafi Transcript

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Speaking of Al Warafi, I promised after the oral argument a few weeks back that I would reality-check my summary of the argument on a key point against the transcript of the argument when one became available to me...

Analysis and Commentary

Goldman Sachs Wrong About Impact of House Budget Proposal

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Monday, February 28, 2011

Some claim that House budget proposal H.R. 1 to reduce the growth of federal government spending will cause a slowdown in the economy and even increase unemployment...

Analysis and Commentary

Academic-in-Chief

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, February 28, 2011

Obama has been contradictory, erratic, and late in almost every breaking development from the Middle East the last 30 days...

Analysis and Commentary

The Power of Progressive Symbolism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, February 28, 2011

Out here in California, there has been lots of media attention paid to L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s sudden request for an expansive six-foot “security” wall for the city’s mayoral mansion...

Analysis and Commentary

Unions: Bob Barro's Mistaken Analogy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, February 28, 2011

An analogy for business would be for providers of airline transportation to vote to force all airlines, even those that don't want to join, to comply with ticket prices that the business association sets...

Analysis and Commentary

China’s UN Vote

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, February 28, 2011

An extraordinary thing happened Saturday at the United Nations...

Analysis and Commentary

Kaddafi and His Ilk Are Not Crazy: Are Dictators Predictable?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Monday, February 28, 2011

As Kaddafi machine guns demonstrators, we are told these are acts of an insane man...

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Bill Bennett

with Fouad Ajamivia Bill Bennett's Morning In America
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

On the revolutions sweeping the Middle East and how the U.S. should respond...

Interviews

What happens to Libya after Gadhafi?

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Monday, February 28, 2011

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with author and ex-CIA officer Robert Baer and Prof. Fouad Ajami about Libya...

Interviews

Walter Williams guest hosts Rush Limbaugh

with Walter E. Williamsvia Rush Limbaugh Show
Monday, February 28, 2011

Dr. Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, filled in on Monday...

Interviews

Wisconsin Part of a Larger Problem

with Charles Blahousvia FOX Business
Friday, February 25, 2011

Pension problems mirror Social Security problems...

In the News
In the News

Inflation Queries Ahead for Bernanke

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
In the News

Appeasement with Bruce Thornton: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
In the News

Christie at Hoover

with Hoover Institutionvia Politico
Monday, February 28, 2011