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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Red Herring Politics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

In an election year, this is the time for an "October surprise"— some sensational, and usually irrelevant, revelation to distract the voters from serious issues. This year, there are October surprises from coast to coast...

Analysis and Commentary

Red Herring Politics: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Some of the longest-serving members of Congress, whose party has overwhelming majorities in both houses, are having far closer election races than they are used to...Despite their long records, they seem to want to talk about everything except their records...

Analysis and Commentary

The Cleansing Force Of Mortgage Foreclosures

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com Blogs
Monday, October 4, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures are back in the news big time, and that news is not good. The gist of the recent reports is that major banks have taken shortcuts with their paperwork...

Analysis and Commentary

Another Failed Stimulus

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, October 4, 2010

Some economists and politicians advocate more stumulus on the view that more government spending is necessary to increase aggregate demand to create jobs and reduce unemployment...

Analysis and Commentary

Meltzer’s History Lesson

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, October 4, 2010

I recently had the pleasure of reading, and then writing a review of, Allan Meltzer’s monumental A History of the Federal Reserve, Volume 2...The lesson from this thorough 2,112-page history deserves careful consideration by policymakers today...

Analysis and Commentary

Reader Response on State Secrets and Standing

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, October 4, 2010

In response to my call the other day for readers to poke holes in what seems to me an interesting state secrets argument, Peter Margulies wrote in with the following...

Analysis and Commentary

Democratic political triage working?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, October 4, 2010

Here come the Democrats, no longer the bearers of some loathsome political disease that translates into forfeiture of control over both houses. Instead Democratic political strategists postulate an astonishing comeback...

Analysis and Commentary

Dueling fatwas

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Monday, October 4, 2010

Reciprocal death sentences raging between Yemen and the United States offer a glimpse of warfare in the Internet age...

Analysis and Commentary

We need divided government

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, October 4, 2010

Aggressive personnel (and policy) changes in the executive branch of government could begin to relieve many Americans’ growing frustration and disgust with our government. A change in the party that controls the Congress would be a good start...

Interviews
Interviews

Has West Grown Complacent About Terror Threat?

with George P. Shultzvia Your World with Cavuto (Fox News)
Monday, October 4, 2010

Former Secretary of State George Shultz on emerging intel of European plot...

In the News
In the News

Note to conservative Dems: Vote your district

with David Brady, Hoover Institutionvia Dallas Morning News Opinion Blog
Monday, October 4, 2010
In the News

Software's pull on hard-to-reach teens

with Paul E. Petersonvia Washington Times
Monday, October 4, 2010
In the News

Kamala Harris' San Francisco credentials may not fly in rest of state

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, October 4, 2010
In the News

Intelligence Bill Asserts Congressional Authority

with Amy Zegartvia CQPolitics
Monday, October 4, 2010