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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The McChrystal Mess

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

No one wants to see McChrystal go, but senior officers and their staffers simply cannot ridicule civilian overseers, even if casually and in jest...

Analysis and Commentary

Military Dissent Should Be Private

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

At this early juncture, it is hard to get the full story (or to assess the degree to which the journalists involved were truthful), but so far the mess puts General Petraeus in a terrible fix...

Analysis and Commentary

More on Supply-Side Economics

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

What I meant was that tax revenues were lower than otherwise, that is, lower than they would have been...

Analysis and Commentary

Dawn of the Dead: the Krugman remake

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

On his blog Dr. Krugman attacks Fiscal Commission co-chair Alan Simpson for his recent Social Security comments. More interesting than Dr. Krugman’s latest Social Security argument is that he is trying to kill the President’s Fiscal Commission by declaring it to be already dead...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the Public School the Symbol of Democracy?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Are government run institutions such as the public school really the best way for society to preserve its common destiny...?

Analysis and Commentary

Should the ‘Runaway General’ Be Fired? If You Can Do Better, Step Forward

by Kori Schakevia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Anyone who thinks they can do a better job than General McChrystal..., ought to step forward. Until then, we ought to let him concentrate his efforts on winning the war we’re fighting...

Analysis and Commentary

McChrystal deserves another chance

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The president ought to be willing to endure a lack of political polish in his war-fighters. He's already got plenty of political generals; he ought to want one or two that can actually win the wars we're fighting...

Analysis and Commentary

China Helps Obama

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Over the weekend, China announced a change in monetary policy, from maintaining a fixed exchange rate to the dollar at 6.82 yuan to a policy that allows the yuan to appreciate against the dollar...

Analysis and Commentary

Government Spending Is No Free Lunch

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Now the Democrats are peddling voodoo economics...

Analysis and Commentary

What Counts as Abetting Terrorists? Speech vs. Other Support

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Monday, June 21, 2010

On most foreign affairs issues I would admit to having hawkish sentiments. But on the question of individual rights against the government, my libertarian instincts cut in the opposite direction...

Interviews
Interviews

Ronald Reagan with Steyn & Long: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Rob Long, Mark Steynvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Mark Steyn and Rob Long discuss Reagan, the Constitution, and what Steyn terms “the persistence of the monarchical urge...”

Interviews

Interview with Fouad Ajami

with Fouad Ajamivia Bill Bennett's Morning In America
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

On how Pres. Obama and the U.S. are perceived by the rest of the world and how are international relations have worked out so far...

Interviews

Niall Ferguson on China's Yuan move

with Niall Fergusonvia Reuters
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Laurence A. Tisch professor of history at Harvard University, Niall Ferguson, discusses China's action on the yuan and suggests that their new policy is a mainly political move...

Interviews

Mercury News interview: Joseph A. Grundfest, Stanford law professor

with Joseph A. Grundfestvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Professor Joseph A. Grundfest has played a leading role in Directors' College from it inception...

In the News
In the News

Voters' Ire Spells Dems' Doom

with John F. Coganvia Townhall
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In the News

Why a tightened defense budget would improve national security

with Kori Schakevia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In the News

Obama Aims to Build Economic Ties With Russia

with Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
In the News

A General Who Speaks His Mind (Even When He Shouldn't)

with H. R. McMastervia Newsweek
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
In the News

Analysis: California budget outlook: delay a sure thing

with Bill Whalenvia Reuters
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
In the News

Asia will be the world's new centre of gravity

with Gary S. Beckervia Guardian (UK)
Saturday, June 19, 2010