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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Two Different Worlds

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Ideological clashes over particular laws, policies and programs often go far deeper. Those with opposing views of what is desirable for the future also tend to differ equally sharply as to what the reality of the present is. In other words, they envision two very different worlds...

Analysis and Commentary

Anatomy of Democratic Angst over Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, September 5, 2011

Strange indeed is the sudden Democratic furor at Barack Obama. In fairness to the president, though, much of it seems to be a matter of scapegoating...

Analysis and Commentary

In Trouble Once Again: What to do About US Post Office?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, September 4, 2011

The United States postal system has a distinguished history since mail delivery is part of the Constitution, and Benjamin Franklin was the first Postmaster General. But during the past half century it has faced one financial crisis after another...

Analysis and Commentary

Time to Face Reality in the Middle East

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, September 4, 2011

The idea that conflicts between peoples can be resolved by diplomatic negotiation has frequently been a dangerous delusion...It’s long past time that we made policy based on reality instead of on our own delusions...

Analysis and Commentary

On the New Greatest Generation

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, September 3, 2011

With the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 approaching people have been asking me to write about the impact of 9/11 on economic policy making in Washington...and to reflect on how the world has changed since then...

Analysis and Commentary

Originalism and Constitutional Mistakes

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Friday, September 2, 2011

There is of course no doubt that Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia take different views on the role of stare decisis in Supreme Court decisions. What is a hard question to figure out is which of these views is correct, and why...

Analysis and Commentary

Goodbye Ankara

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, September 2, 2011

Ankara’s decision today to throw out the Israeli ambassador (who was anyway leaving in a matter of days) probably signals more than a fleeting estrangement...

Analysis and Commentary

Psst: The Tea Party Is Mainstream Despite Everything You Hear

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Friday, September 2, 2011

I surveyed a large number of Tea Party sites to distill what I consider to be its “core” platform. I then studied public opinion polls to determine whether the American people agree with the Tea Party’s core principles. Here is what I found...

Interviews
Interviews

What's Next In Libya?

with Fouad Ajamivia Talk of the Nation (NPR)
Monday, September 5, 2011

NPR foreign correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid and Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, discuss the rapidly evolving situation in Libya and the country's next steps...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, September 3, 2011

GUESTS: Clark Taylor, author of "Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool I"; Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution, regarding Obamacare...

Interviews

Robert George: Has the Federal Government Crossed a Line?

with Robert P. Georgevia Top Line (ABC News)
Friday, September 2, 2011

Princeton professor: Congress has "primary responsibility" to the constitution...

Interviews

How can Obama Reverse the Job Market?

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Fox Business
Friday, September 2, 2011

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Edward Lazear on whether the government can do anything to stimulate job growth...

In the News
In the News

Science & Religion with David Berlinski: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
In the News

Romney Stakes Out Centrist Ground

with Robert P. Georgevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
In the News

Robert P. George on American Exceptionalism

with Robert P. Georgevia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, September 5, 2011
In the News

Winston on Lawyers

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 5, 2011
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Science & Religion with David Berlinski: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 5, 2011
In the News

The fallacy of post-industrial prosperity

with Michael Spence, Hoover Institutionvia Washington Post
Sunday, September 4, 2011
In the News

Lots of Vitriol for Fed Chief, Despite Facts

with Hoover Institution, Robert E. Hallvia New York Times
Friday, September 2, 2011
In the News

Tech Industry Becomes a Force in Local Politics

with Hoover Institution, Bill Whalenvia New York Times
Friday, September 2, 2011