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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Guess Who?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Guess who said the following: "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work." Was it Sarah Palin? Rush Limbaugh? Karl Rove? Not even close...

Analysis and Commentary

Germany’s Freiheit Party Joins the Fray

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A new political party pushes back against Islamization...

Analysis and Commentary

Whack a Mole: What of Yemen?

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, November 1, 2010

Forget Afghanistan, the true sanctuary and playground for terrorism is Yemen, at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula...

Analysis and Commentary

General Hayden on Government Secrets and the Press

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, November 1, 2010

General Michael Hayden, former Director of the CIA and the NSA, gave an interesting speech on the media and national security last Friday at the Newseum’s conference last Friday on Criminal Law, National Security, and the First Amendment...

Analysis and Commentary

Time to Rethink Our National-Security Policies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 1, 2010

It is past time to cool the “reset button” rhetoric and get back to the serious business of protecting American lives against radical Islamic terrorists...

Analysis and Commentary

Will the West’s “Water Woes” lead to more flows?

by Laura E. Huggins with Gary D. Libecapvia Percolator (PERC)
Monday, November 1, 2010

For those of us living in the West, it’s a no-brainer that water is more valuable than gold. But if it’s so valuable then why isn’t it trading in a similar fashion to gold? Short answer: a maze of institutional barriers...

Analysis and Commentary

Less Money, Less Reform?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Monday, November 1, 2010

I’ll admit it: while she’s not perfect, I’m still a huge fan of Michelle Rhee...So it’s not surprising that I found her Wall Street Journal “manifesto” (co-signed with her former boss, Adrian Fenty) to be worthy of several cheers and hurrahs...

Analysis and Commentary

Three’s Better than None

by Bill Whalenvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 1, 2010

California’s 53-seat delegation constitutes roughly one-eighth of the U.S. House of Representatives, so, logically, the Golden State’s contribution to the impending landslide should be a pick-up of six, seven, eight, or more for the GOP. Right? Guess again...

Analysis and Commentary

On the Original Understanding of Malinowski

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, November 1, 2010

Kevin Jon Heller makes several challenging points in response to my earlier thoughts on Tom Malinowski’s statement on targeted killings...I address Kevin’s points in no particular order...

Analysis and Commentary

How to Derail Palin for 2012

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Monday, November 1, 2010

Post-midterms, Republicans would be foolish to think they no longer need Sarah Palin. Tunku Varadarajan on how they can use her to keep the party’s base pumped up—while convincing her not to run for president...

Analysis and Commentary

Open Mike, Oct. 30-31: The Tea Party and the GOP

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Friday, October 29, 2010

“Tonight the light of love is in your eyes, But will you still love me tomorrow?” I don’t know how many tea party celebrants will have the lyrics to the Shirelles’ great 1960 hit in mind as they journey to the polls this Tuesday...

Interviews
Interviews

Thomas Henriksen on KGO Afternoon News

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia KGO News
Monday, November 1, 2010
Interviews

Tod Lindberg on the John Batchelor Show

with Tod Lindbergvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 1, 2010

GUESTS: Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Russell Schweickart, astronaut; Tom Jones, astronaut; Tod Lindberg, Hoover Institution; Jim Rutenberg, The New York Times...

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 1, 2010

GUESTS: Matt Kaminski, WSJ; Henry Miller, Hoover Institution; Adam Nossiter, NYT...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 1, 2010

GUESTS: Salena Zito, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution; Jim McTague, Barron's Magazine; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents...

Interviews

5 questions for 5 analysts: What will happen Election Day, what it means

with Bill Whalenvia Yahoo!
Sunday, October 31, 2010

Yahoo! News asked five political analysts what will happen Election Day and what the outcome will mean for President Obama's agenda as he enters the next two years of his presidency...

Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash on Charlie Rose

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Charlie Rose
Friday, October 29, 2010
In the News
In the News

Rising Rancor: One Nation, Divisible By Politics

with Morris P. Fiorinavia LiveScience.com (NY)
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
In the News

What’s Worse: Heedless Spending or Reckless Tax Cuts?

with Keith Hennesseyvia CBS MoneyWatch.com
Monday, November 1, 2010
In the News

University presidents, governor celebrate a statesman

with George P. Shultzvia Dish (Stanford University)
Monday, November 1, 2010
In the News

Opinions Are Split on Fed Policy Move

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, November 1, 2010