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Walker

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Medicare bureaucrats wreck the medical ­equipment market.

Aug 15, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 45

California Politician Picture

A Beverly Hills Bailout?

Federal earthquake insurance is an awful idea.

Jul 25, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 42

Pensions Aren’t  the Problem

Pensions Aren’t the Problem

How not to balance state budgets.

Mar 28, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 27

Lone Economic Star

Lone Economic Star

What the rest of the country can learn from Texas.

Aug 2, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 43

The Beach House Bailout

The Beach House Bailout

Another terrible idea from the folks who brought you Obamacare.

May 10, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 32

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

The chronicle of popular science fiction/fact.

Mar 15, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 25

The Mania of Central Planning

Thinking big is killing Michigan's economy.

Oct 12, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 04

The Meltdown Next Time

The financial danger nobody knows about.

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

A Lidless Eye

Early verse that clears the path to Tolkien's genius.

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

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