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Analysis and Commentary

Public broadcast outlets have bias for government

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, April 20, 2007

During the last year or so, some friends of mine have been involved in a crash course in bureaucratic corruption and bias at PBS-TV...

In the News

Crazy Campuses

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, April 20, 2007

Houston Baker, the Duke faculty member who wrote the appalling letter about the alleged rape, got rewarded with a job offer at Vanderbilt where he is now distinguished professor...

In the News

Durbin Wrong Again in Pushing Big Government for Medicare Expenses

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Friday, April 20, 2007

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,” Nobel economist Milton Friedman once quipped, “in five years there’d be a shortage of sand..."

In the News

Edwards Flunks the Tax Test in Post-Reagan Age

with Michael J. Boskinvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Internal Revenue Service gave taxpayers inconvenienced by the weekend's nor'easter until today to file their returns...

Red and Blue Nation? Characteristics and Causes of America's Polarized Politics

with David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Pietro Nivolavia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 18, 2007

During the past decade, neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have been able to capture a majority of the vote in national elections. In fact, the country hasn't been so evenly divided since the 1870s. Some say this is evidence of a culture war and a political divide that has split the country into two Americas. Others disagree, arguing that in fact most Americans are in the moderate middle and are divided on relatively few issues. Who's right?

In the News

The Pulitzer Racket

with Thomas Sowellvia Human Events Online
Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Conservatives often ponder why more young conservatives don't go into journalism...

In the News

Something to Watch

with Hoover Institutionvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 18, 2007

It was bound to happen: just as the Internet was settling into its role as haven for videos about car crashes, Britney Spears and teenage confessions, people had to come along to ruin it all by trying to be serious...

In the News

The Advisers Are Writing Our Future

with John F. Coganvia New York Times
Wednesday, April 18, 2007

In the late 1990s, a small team of economists began traveling down to Austin, Tex., for occasional visits with Gov. George W. Bush, then an unannounced candidate for president...

In the News

Inside Giuliani's Economic Thinking

with Michael J. Boskinvia US News and World Report
Monday, April 16, 2007

One frequent criticism of Rudy Giuliani and his 2008 presidential candidacy is that "America's Mayor"–a total policy wonk when running New York–seems to be winging it on the stump and is a little light on details...

Analysis and Commentary

Iraqi Blowback

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Monday, April 16, 2007

Explaining why Paul Wolfowitz is a travesty and Sandy Berger is a snooze...