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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The "Gridlock" Bogeyman

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Whenever the party that controls the White House does not also control Capitol Hill, political pundits worry that there will be "gridlock" in Washington, so that the government cannot solve the nation's problems...

Analysis and Commentary

Political Judges

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Results of the recent elections showed that growing numbers of Americans are fed up with "public servants" who act as if they are public masters...The same thing applies to judges...

Analysis and Commentary

The Bizarre Trade Economics Of Barack Obama

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com Blogs
Monday, November 8, 2010

Fresh from his major political defeat in the mid-term elections, President Barack Obama has decided to go on the political offensive by acting presidential, albeit in the worst possible way...

Analysis and Commentary

What Happens When a State Goes Bankrupt?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 8, 2010

David Guaspari asks...three questions, each of which deserves an extensive answer, which I don’t think that I can supply with sufficient fullness. But here are some hints along the way...

Analysis and Commentary

Mixed Signals on Quality for Preschoolers

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Monday, November 8, 2010

A couple of fine new studies attest to the importance of quality instruction for preschoolers—and the dizzying (“stunning” says one research team) range of bad-to-excellent offerings in today’s early childhood programs and centers...

Analysis and Commentary

Overstating Asia's Rise

by Kori Schakevia National Journal Expert Blog: National Security
Monday, November 8, 2010

It's easy to overstate both the rise of Asia and the degree to which they could supplant U.S. influence...Asia is rising, but more slowly and with much more difficulty than we often acknowledge...

Analysis and Commentary

Argument Preview: Hatim v. Obama

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, November 8, 2010

Tomorrow, D.C. Circuit Judges Karen LeCraft Henderson, A. Raymond Randolph, and Stephen Williams will hear oral argument in Hatim v. Obama, a habeas merits appeal of some potential importance...

Analysis and Commentary

Notes from the Al Aulaqi Argument

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, November 8, 2010

The Al Aulaqi argument today was long...Rather than focus on the arguments of the parties, therefore, I am going to give my impressions of Judge John Bates’ reactions to these arguments...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Obama talking down the economy?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, November 8, 2010

Economics truly becomes a dismal science when leaders with dismal outlooks are at the helm...

Analysis and Commentary

A united conservative movement

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Politico
Monday, November 8, 2010

The challenges to the founders’ vision of a free America are greater than ever. We must work together to restore constitutional government and the rule of law. The conservative movement can now all unify around that sentiment — and so can all the American people...

Interviews
Interviews

The Economy with Gary Becker: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Gary S. Beckervia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Gary Becker grades the response of the Bush administration to the financial crisis...

Interviews

Looking abroad after the midterms

with Fouad Ajamivia DEFCON-3 with KT McFarland (FoxNews.com)
Monday, November 8, 2010

Today on Defcon3: The President’s focus: what to do about the Afghanistan war and what the next wave of terrorist attacks will mean for us at home...

Interviews

Edwin Meese on the John Batchelor Show

with Edwin Meese IIIvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 8, 2010

GUESTS: Edwin Meese, former U.S. Attorney General; Alyssia Finley, WSJ; Mark Schroeder, Stratfor.com...

Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, November 7, 2010

GUESTS: Peter Berkowitz, Hoover, Ken Chang, NYT, James Bradley, author, The Imperial Cruise...

In the News
In the News

How hackers can help us defeat Wall Street

with Larry Diamondvia MarketWatch
Monday, November 8, 2010
In the News

Bush: GM, Chrysler bailout to 'safeguard American workers'

with Keith Hennesseyvia Detroit News
Monday, November 8, 2010