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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Paul Gregory on Communism

by David R. Henderson with Paul R. Gregory, Russell Robertsvia EconLog
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Although I haven't found time to listen to more than about 20 of Russ Roberts's Econtalk podcasts, one of his latest, his interview with our Hoover colleague Paul Gregory, is one of the best I've heard. Here are some of the highlights...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Economic Fish Stories

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

On unemployment, the president claims that the stimulus bill was several times more potent than his chief economic adviser estimates. Such statements hurt his credibility...

Analysis and Commentary

Not Obama Is Not Enough

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

There are risks involved, but if Republicans are to be taken seriously, they must be willing to detail specific alternatives to the Obama agenda...

Analysis and Commentary

Continuing To Hijack Marriage in Court

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

I find it interesting when a bill passed overwhelmingly by both parties in Congress and signed by the President suddenly becomes unconstitutional 14 years later when one federal judge declares it so...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Senate Republicans Count to 10?

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

In order to run the Senate next year, Republicans would need a net-gain of 10 seats. And how do they get to 10..?

Analysis and Commentary

Cutting National Debt = Stimulus

by John B. Taylorvia Daily Beast
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

If we’re not careful—and less spendthrift—the U.S. economy will be heading for a state of permanent recession, argues Stanford economist John B. Taylor...

Interviews
Interviews

Grand Strategy with Charles Hill : Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Charles Hillvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Charles Hill looks to the example of Thucydides to explain why the grand strategist must always match substance with style...

Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

GUESTS: Hugo Restall, WSJ; Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; Tunku Varadarajan, DailyBeast.com; David Grinspoon, Denver Museum of Nature and Science; Pete DuPont, WSJ...

Interviews

When the Teacher Contract is Not the Problem

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Emily Cohen talks with Education Next about state policies governing teacher quality that trump teacher contracts...

In the News
In the News

Obama's next focus of reform: Housing finance

with Keith Hennesseyvia Washington Post
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In the News

Common Standards Judged Better Than Most States'

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In the News

State switch to U.S. school standards debated

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In the News

Students need great teachers

with Eric Hanushekvia San Antonio Express-News
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
In the News

A push to rein in the leverage lobbyists have over California lawmakers

with Thad Kousservia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, July 20, 2010