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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Alice in Liberal Land

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The world of reality has its problems, so it is understandable that some people want to escape to a different world, where you can talk lofty talk and forget about ugly realities like costs and repercussions...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Economic Quackery

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Obama has learned how to turn a natural recovery into a serial slowdown...

Analysis and Commentary

Arabist Snobs

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Languages are helpful, but don’t guarantee good analysis...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the President’s Veto Threat Credible?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, November 21, 2011

I doubt that the President will blow up the [Defense Authorization Bill]. Too many liberal democrats, including Senate Arms Services Chair Carl Levin, support it, so the president cannot charge political extremism...

Analysis and Commentary

The Ironic Presidency

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 21, 2011

One of the many paradoxes of the Obama administration is how its advocacy of various -isms and -ologies tended to discredit them...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s missed opportunities for deficit reduction

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, November 21, 2011

Q: In a politically balanced Congress, is significant deficit reduction possible without Presidential leadership or even involvement...?

Analysis and Commentary

Why Symbols Matter

by Kori Schakevia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Monday, November 21, 2011

The basing agreement is largely symbolic, allowing increased access for United States aircraft to Australian airfields and six-month rotations of Marines that will total 2,500 only in the year 2016. But symbolic agreements are important...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Italy Be Saved?

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Monday, November 21, 2011

As the economist Mario Monti’s new government takes office in Italy, much is at stake – for the country, for Europe, and for the global economy...

Analysis and Commentary

Deficit Is Greatest Security Threat

by Kori Schakevia US News and World Report
Monday, November 21, 2011

Our indebtedness is the greatest national security vulnerability America has, and we can afford to accept greater risk in the short-term (the coming several years) in order to put our country on solid financial footing...

Interviews
Interviews

UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, November 21, 2011

UC Davis announced today that it has placed university police chief Annette Spicuzza on leave after her officers used pepper spray to move seated Occupy UC Davis protesters on Friday...

Interviews

In Iran, Secret Plans To Abolish The Presidency?

with Abbas Milanivia All Things Considered (NPR)
Monday, November 21, 2011

The next presidential election in Iran is scheduled for 2013, but doubts are emerging about whether it will actually take place...

In the News
In the News

The Arab Winter Approaches

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

In Egypt, one tyranny begets another...

In the News

Herbert Hoover, revisionist

with George H. Nashvia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, November 21, 2011
In the News

ObamaCare vs. The Commerce Clause

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, November 21, 2011

If Congress can regulate health care, it can regulate everything under the sun...