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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Economists Signing Petitions

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Dan Klein and David Hedengren have a piece at Cato on economists signing petitions. One of their basic findings is how little overlap there is between the group of economists who sign anti-freedom petitions and the group who sign pro-freedom petitions...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Glass House

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, September 22, 2010

When an attorney general, a first lady, and a president offer lectures to the American people about their purported unfounded fears, bad habits, and prejudices, like any sermonizer they invite reciprocal scrutiny...

Analysis and Commentary

The Road to Lawlessness

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Dream Act — giving de facto amnesty to illegal aliens who serve in the military or who seem promising students — sounds noble. But the logic breaks down and leads to chaos and a sort of legal anarchy...

Analysis and Commentary

“Cracking the Code,” or Ed Reformers on Crack?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

My friends in the education reform community are feeling triumphant, now that Waiting for Superman is about to hit the theaters with its “to the barricades” message. Count me as worried...

Analysis and Commentary

Questions Seeking Answers

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

While Iraqis are being blown to pieces and America continues to spend borrowed money trying to build democracy in Iraq, where oh where is the new Iraqi government...?

Analysis and Commentary

Gerrymandering, Revisited

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is also known, in another past political life, as the “Ayatollah of the Assembly” for his absolute rule over California’s lower legislative chamber during the 1980′s and first half of the ’90′s. But most folks probably don’t know how he earned the nickname...

Analysis and Commentary

What Did Velma Hart Expect?

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The middle-class town crier who spoke truth to Obama believed he could work miracles. Tunku Varadarajan on why she’s so disappointed—and who’s to blame...

Interviews
Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 20, 2010

GUESTS: Co-host John Avlon, CNN; David Drucker, Roll Call; Rich Miller, Bloomberg; Tunku Varadarajan, The Daily Beast; John Bolton, AEI

In the News
In the News

What I’ve Been Thinking About

with Gary S. Beckervia Freakonomics Blog (New York Times)
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
In the News

Despite Setback, Gay Rights Move Forward

with Richard A. Epsteinvia New York Times
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
In the News

Teacher bonuses not linked to better student performance, study finds

with Eric Hanushekvia Washington Post
Tuesday, September 21, 2010