By Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar. Times of India. May 22, 2013.
Amartya Sen, as befits a Nobel laureate, has often produced careful calculations to throw light on dark situations, such as the number of deaths caused by Mao’s Great Leap Forward in China. So, it was astonishing to hear him say on a recent TV programme that the delay in passing the Food Security Bill was causing 1,000 deaths per week (equal to 52,000 per year). …
By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). May 22, 2013.
The folks who brought you Benghazi, the IRS, and APgate are the ones we can’t do without.
By Doug Bandow. American Spectator (Online). May 22, 2013.
Reforming the IRS won’t make sense otherwise.
By Nat Hentoff. Cato.org. May 22, 2013.
After reading ghastly headlines about recently convicted Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, such as “Gosnell Jury Hears About Baby Surviving Abortion in Toilet” (Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com, May 9), there was this sudden message: “White House: No Comment on Gosnell ‘Beheading’ Babies in Abortions” (Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com, April 15). …
By Steve H. Hanke. Globe Asia. May 21, 2013.
Central bankers in the U.S. and Europe have misdiagnosed the patient.
By Gene Healy. DC Examiner. May 21, 2013.
Given the massive abuses of power and public trust that modern presidents have committed, we’ve had far too few presidential impeachments.