Austerity Hasn’t Lost the Battle Yet

Austerity Hasn’t Lost the Battle Yet

The amazing discrediting of one of the most influential research papers of our time—Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Rinehart’s 2010 “Growth in a Time of Debt”—has mobilized opponents of austerity around the globe.

As we wrote last week, the paper, which … More…

Bush Was the Worst President of the Last 50 Years

Bush Was the Worst President of the Last 50 Years

On Thursday President Obama and the four living former presidents will travel to Dallas to dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Southern Methodist University. Everyone will no doubt say kind things about the 43rd president, … More…

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Searching for Boston’s Heart of Darkness in Chechnya

19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,  the younger of two brothers who allegedly planned and carried out the bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon  and then an MIT police officer, was recovering from his injuries in a Boston hospital as … More…

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Boston Marathon Massacre Had Echoes of 9/11

Eleven years, seven months and four days after September 11th, 2001, we have had another full-fledged attack on civilians on American soil.

Since 9/11, several planned attacks fizzled or were thwarted, from shoe bomber Richard Reid in late … More…

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Rubio Takes a Calculated Risk on Immigration Reform

There was Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on seven—that’s right, seven– different Sunday talk shows, making the case for immigration reform.

Rubio will join eight Senators of both parties to present the bill officially on Tuesday. It promises to be More…

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President’s Budget Is a Small Step Forward

President Obama finally presented his 2014 budget Wednesday, and the coverage has been mostly favorable, except on the progressive left and the Tea Party right.

Progressives were enraged at the president for changing the way cost-of-living increases are calculated for … More…