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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

More Transparency, Better Health Care

by George P. Shultz, Arnold Milstein, Robert Krughoffvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Fantasy baseball managers have far more data to evaluate players for their teams than patients and referring doctors have in matters affecting life and death...

Analysis and Commentary

The ‘Ponzi' Sound Bite

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Many in the media and in politics have gone ballistic over the fact that Texas Governor Rick Perry called Social Security "a Ponzi scheme"...Sound bites are usually not very sound, and they are an irresponsible way to discuss serious issues...

Analysis and Commentary

Unsound Bites

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

How can we get away from the straitjacket of the current media "debate" format...?

Analysis and Commentary

Horowitz’s Point in Time

by Bruce Thorntonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A review of the conservative critic’s latest book...

Analysis and Commentary

The Great Obama Catharsis

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, September 19, 2011

Barack Obama has done the United States a great, though unforeseen, favor...He turned theory and “what ifs” into fact for all America to see, experience, and, yes, suffer through...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s “balanced” misdirection

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, September 19, 2011

Team Obama knows they’d never win the public debate if they admitted that the President is now proposing massive tax increases to “balance” previously enacted spending cuts, so they’re engaging in a little misdirection...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Jobs Bill Takes from States and Cities as Much as It Gives Them

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, September 19, 2011

Now that President Obama has let both the expenditure and revenue-raising shoes drop, it is clear that the costs to state and local governments of the new jobs bill could very well equal—perhaps exceed—the benefits they might receive...

Analysis and Commentary

Stop Coddling the Financial Sector

by Russell Robertsvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Monday, September 19, 2011

For the last 25 years, Washington politicians and policy makers have consistently cushioned the market forces that would have punished executives at large financial institutions...

Analysis and Commentary

Why is U.N. recognition such a big deal?

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Monday, September 19, 2011

At the end of the day, Palestinian aspirations would be advanced more by appealing for international support on the basis of the dignity of Palestinians creating their own state rather than having a U.N. coronation for one that may not be strong enough to support itself...

Analysis and Commentary

10 Questions for Ahmadinejad

by Abbas Milanivia Daily Beast
Sunday, September 18, 2011

Instead of letting Ahmadinejad spout out lies and vitriol, here's what the media should be asking...

Interviews
Interviews

George Shultz on Nightly Business Report

with George P. Shultzvia Nightly Business Report (PBS)
Monday, September 19, 2011

A federal reserve meeting preview and former Treasury Secretary George Schultz shares his ideas on how to get the economy growing...
[Interview begins about 11:40]

Interviews

A Palestinian Bid for U.N. Membership?

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, September 19, 2011

How might the Palestinian bid affect the stalled Middle East peace process, and the domestic political landscape...?

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, September 18, 2011

GUESTS: Mona Charen, NRO Online; Jody Schneider, Bloomberg; Larry Johnson, NoQuarter; Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Revew; Rufus Phillips, Why Vietnam Matters; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal; Arif Rafiq, Pakistan Policy; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, September 18, 2011

GUESTS: Itamar Marcus, Palestinian Media Watch; Henry Miller, Hoover Institution; Rufus Phillips, Why Vietnam Matters; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal; Arif Rafiq, Pakistan Policy blog...

In the News
In the News

The Obama-Buffett Siren Call

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The president’s new tax plan defies the basic laws of economics...

In the News

Libertarianism with Milton Friedman: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 20, 2011