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It can be done, but not the way the environmental left proposes.

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The Meltdown Next Time

The financial danger nobody knows about.

Sep 21, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 01

Insurance Against Terrorism

An alternative to unlimited liability for taxpayers.

Aug 10, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 44

How to Start a Trade War

Rep. Neal's terrible plan to tax offshore reinsurance companies.

3:30 PM, Jun 19, 2009

Comedy Tonight?

From Allen to Paar to Carson to Leno to just another show.

Jun 22, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 38

'Battlestar' Rules

In the wasteland of TV drama, an intergalactic tour de force.

Apr 6, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 28

Verse Choice

Is a 'modern hermit' the best poet for laureate?

Mar 30, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 27

A Distinctly American Poem

An inaugural poem that celebrates the romance and beauty of everyday life.

11:00 PM, Jan 20, 2009

Natural Poet

Environmental lyrics are more appealing than political verse.

Nov 17, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 09

Gale Force Foolishness

Congress pushes for a federal windstorm insurance program.

12:00 AM, Sep 24, 2008

Biden's One Accomplishment

Will the Democrats bring up crime this fall?

Sep 15, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 01

Animated Aristophanes

The Idiot, The Oddity, but not Homer (Simpson).

May 26, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 35

The Green Quest

In 'brilliant' translation.

Mar 17, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 26

A Disaster in the Making

Insurers don't need a federal bailout.

Feb 11, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 21

Bankrupting Florida

A disastrous hurricane could trigger a disastrous insurance debacle.

Aug 20, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 46

Crime's Up

An old issue is about to resurface.

Jun 18, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 38

Reaping the Whirlwind

Mississippi's insurance problem is everybody's.

Mar 26, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 27

Jail House Blues

America's immigration prisons are a scandal--but writing bad books is no way to fix them.

Jun 14, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 38

Money Can't Buy You Safety

The pitfalls of the homeland security shopping spree.

Jun 7, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 37

Do We Need More Firefighters?

Why John Kerry lights their fire.

Apr 12, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 30

The Secret to Homeland Security

Put the civilians back into civil defense.

Dec 8, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 13

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