Monthly Archives: February 2009

POTUS and the Good War

by Joshua H. Liberatore While most Americans are fretting over their 401(k) statements and debating the merits of POTUS’s stimulus package, our two dubious inherited wars “on terror” rage on unabated in theater, and oddly, given their exhorbitant price tags, … Continue reading

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“Wars, Guns, and Votes” by Paul Collier

by Joshua H. Liberatore The subtitle of Oxford economist Paul Collier’s new book, Wars, Guns, and Votes, reveals its principal appeal of timeliness: “Democracy in Dangerous Places.” (In fact, if I’d been his editor at HarperCollins, I would have made … Continue reading

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POTUS and the Road Show

by Joshua H. Liberatore In order to build pressure on both houses of Congress to pass theĀ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, POTUS took his show on the road last week, making his case directly to the American people, a White … Continue reading

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POTUS Controls the Narrative

by Joshua H. Liberatore Like it or not, when you’re in a position as singular and scrutinized as POTUS is, relations with the Media are a big part of your daily labors. The relationship is often collegial and symbiotic, at … Continue reading

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POTUS Speaks Dickensian

by Joshua H. Liberatore We at the Federal Register are all but enraptured with the rich prose that has been issuing forth, with such apparent ease and confidence, from the mouth of our new Explainer in Chief. At times in … Continue reading

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The Prospects of Renewable Energy in Michigan

by Slawomir Gyrga Michigan lags behind state leadership in deployment of wind energy. The state currently has nearly 130 megawatts (MW) of installed wind energy, but is ranked 22nd in existing capacity. Michigan has the potential to install 7,460 MW, … Continue reading

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