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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Iran and the Missile Defense Imperative

by James Woolseyvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 14, 2010

U.S. intelligence now sees Tehran developing intercontinental missiles by 2015. If we continue our current strategy, we will not be able to counter the threat...

Analysis and Commentary

The Psychology of Recession

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Obama and his team speak the language of redistribution and entitlements — not the language of opportunity and prosperity. And Main Street is listening...

Analysis and Commentary

The Tea Party Isn't Racist

by Tunku Varadarajan with Shelby Steelevia Daily Beast
Wednesday, July 14, 2010

At this week's NAACP annual meeting, members voted to censure the Tea Party as "racist." But it's the NAACP that's the throwback, argues Tunku Varadarajan...

Analysis and Commentary

Political Coalitions and the Tea Party Movement

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Like co-blogger Arnold, I enjoyed reading the discussion among Brink Lindsey, Jonah Goldberg, and Matt Kibbe about the Tea Party Movement and whom libertarians should ally with. All three made good points but none of the three addressed a key issue: what's the context...

Analysis and Commentary

Jack Lew for Budget Director

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Today the President announced his intent to nominate Jack Lew as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. I support Mr. Lew’s nomination. Mr. Lew is extremely well-qualified for the position and should be quickly confirmed...

Analysis and Commentary

Business Cash Hoarding

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Companies are sitting on a record almost $1.8 trillion in cash and liquid assets. Why won't they invest that money in expansion and hiring..?

Analysis and Commentary

Sticky (and very high)

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Both Arnold Kling and I (and probably a few million other people) have wondered why it was necessary for Federal money to be given to the states and cities to prevent job losses...

Analysis and Commentary

A roadmap worth following

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Advocates of a strong national defense ought to be thinking seriously about entitlement reform...

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson and the morality of modern banking

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Podcast (The Guardian - UK)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Author and Harvard academic Niall Ferguson is in the pod to discuss what modern bankers could learn from Siegmund Warburg...

In the News
In the News

Is California's government immune to reform?

with Bill Whalenvia Stateline
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
In the News

Are Public-Service Subsidies Good for the Public?

with Erica Fieldvia Education Week
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
In the News

California Panel Scrutinizes Common Standards

with Williamson M. Eversvia Curriculum Matters (Education Week)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
In the News

Decision Day Arrives

with Williamson M. Eversvia Standards Watch (School Information & Advocacy)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
In the News

Screwtape for New Atheists

with Mary Eberstadtvia Christianity Today
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
In the News

Common core standards—customized for California—headed to State Board soon

with Williamson M. Eversvia California School News (California School Boards Association)
Monday, July 12, 2010
In the News

Pushback as Public Service

with George P. Shultzvia Capital Comment (Washingtonian)
Monday, July 12, 2010