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The Higher Education Bubble

By Encounter Books | paperback $5.99

America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble, it is the product of cheap credit coupled with popular expectations of ever-increasing returns on investment, and as with housing prices, the cheap credit has caused college tuitions to vastly outpace inflation and family incomes. Now this bubble is bursting.

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What Doomed Detroit

What Doomed Detroit

Available November 26th
By Kevin D. Williamson | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

Many cities have struggled with the decline of key industries, from Philadelphia’s shipyards to New York’s textile industry, but Detroit—which is now in bankruptcy—is both a victim of the decline of the Michigan automobile industry and a cause of it. A city with a history of civil disorder—it is the only American city occupied on [...]

How Medicaid Fails the Poor

How Medicaid Fails the Poor

Available November 12th
By Avik Roy | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

Medicaid, America’s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn’t. The medical literature reveals a $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance, and no better outcomes than [...]

The Truth About the IRS Scandals

The Truth About the IRS Scandals

Available November 12th
By Charles C. Johnson | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

The IRS scandal is far more complicated than it appears—and more pernicious. Its roots go back to its founding but modern technology has accelerated the harm that a few malicious IRS administrators can do to their political enemies.

Philanthropy Under Fire

Philanthropy Under Fire

By Howard Husock | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

In Philanthropy Under Fire, author Howard Husock defends the American tradition of independent philanthropy from significant political and intellectual challenges which threaten it today. Although the U.S. continues to be the most charitable nation in the world, serious efforts seek to discourage traditional, personal charitable giving by changing the tax code, and directing philanthropy toward [...]

The Cure for Obamacare

The Cure for Obamacare

By Sally C. Pipes | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

This Broadside will look at the changes that can be made to halt the full implementation of the law over the next few years, including repealing parts of the act that are unpopular with members of both parties. These parts are the medical device tax, IPAB, the new 3.8 percent tax on unearned income, to [...]

The Truth About Gun Control

The Truth About Gun Control

By David B. Kopel | Paperback $5.99 $4.19

Who is sovereign in the United States—the People, or an elite that must rule a nation whose people are incapable of making important choices about their own lives? This is the central question of the gun control debate. David Kopel explains why the right to keep and bear arms has always been central to the [...]

The K-12 Implosion

The K-12 Implosion

By Glenn H. Reynolds | $5.99 $4.19

Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can’t go on forever, won’t. For decades now, America has been putting ever-growing amounts of money into its K-12 education system, while getting steadily poorer results. Now parents are losing faith in public schools, new alternatives are appearing, and change is on the way. The K-12 Implosion [...]

The People v. the Democratic Party

The People v. the Democratic Party

By Michael Walsh | $5.99 $4.19

Since the day Aaron Burr, the sitting vice president of the United States, shot and killed Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers, the Democratic Party has been at war with America. With a history that includes murder, treason, slavery, segregation, sedition, bribery, and systemic vote theft, it can argued that the Democrats are, at [...]

The Higher Education Bubble

The Higher Education Bubble

By Glenn H. Reynolds | paperback $5.99 $4.19

America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble, it is the product of cheap credit coupled with popular expectations of ever-increasing returns on investment, and as with housing prices, the cheap credit has caused college tuitions to vastly outpace inflation and family incomes. Now this bubble is bursting.

The Dependency Agenda

The Dependency Agenda

By Kevin D. Williamson | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Each year, the United States spends $65,000 per poor family to “fight poverty” – in a country in which the average family income is just under $50,000. Meanwhile, most of that money goes to middle-class and upper-middle-class families, and the current U.S. poverty rate is higher than it was before the government began spending trillions [...]

Obama’s Education Takeover

Obama’s Education Takeover

By Lance T. Izumi | paperback $5.99 $4.19

President Obama has laid the groundwork for an unprecedented centralization of education policy under the guise of promoting educational innovation, accountability, and improved student achievement. In reality, Obama’s new national standards, curricula, and testing—in addition to huge spending commitments by the federal government—shift the policymaking power from individuals and communities to the federal bureaucracy.

Why Progressive Institutions are Unsustainable

Why Progressive Institutions are Unsustainable

By Richard B. Epstein | paperback $5.99 $4.19

The painful performance of the American economy in the past decade is not a function of bad luck; it is the product of flawed institutional design. Right now, we are reaping the harvest of efforts to reinvigorate progressive programs of the New Deal, which stress high taxes, large transfer payments, strong labor laws, and major [...]

Obama and the Crash of 2013

Obama and the Crash of 2013

By Peter Ferrara | paperback $5.99 $4.19

As a result of President Obama’s current policies, America is heading directly toward a record-shattering 2013 recession. In addition to the implementation of ObamaCare and the expiration of the Bush tax cuts – which Obama refuses to renew for the nation’s job creators and investors – Americans will also see an increase in the top [...]

The Fallacy of Net Neutrality

The Fallacy of Net Neutrality

By Thomas W. Hazlett | paperback $5.99 $4.19

In this comprehensive Broadside, Thomas W. Hazlett explains the faulty economic logic behind the FCC’s regulations. The “open Internet” – thriving without such mandates – allows consumers, investors, and entrepreneurs to choose the best platforms and products, testing rival business models. Networks are actively (and efficiently) involved in managing traffic and promoting popular applications, making [...]

A Century of Palestinian Rejectionism and Jew Hatred

A Century of Palestinian Rejectionism and Jew Hatred

By Sol Stern | pamphlet $5.99 $4.19

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has launched an international campaign to achieve recognition by the United Nations for an independent Palestinian state. Abbas and his international supporters claim that only Israel (with the United States) stands in the way of this act of historical justice, which would finally bring about peace in the Mid East.

Why America Needs School Choice

Why America Needs School Choice

By Jay P. Greene | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Expanding school choice and competition is the most important action we can take to improve America’s schools. Although school choice faces strong opposition from powerful teachers unions and their entrenched political allies, expanding choice through vouchers, charters, and tax credits has repeatedly been shown to improve student achievement, reduce segregation, promote civic values, and facilitate [...]

Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America

Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America

By Daniel DiSalvo | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Government-workers unions have been political juggernauts in the U.S. since the unseen collective-bargaining-rights revolution of the 1960s and 70s. These unions are different and more powerful than those that battle owners and managers in the private sector. To advance their interests, unions in the public sector have created cartels with…

How the EPA’s Green Tyranny is Stifling America

How the EPA’s Green Tyranny is Stifling America

By Rich Trzupek | paperback $5.99 $4.19

The relationship between environmental regulation and economic growth has gone from dysfunctional to disastrous under the leadership of Barack Obama’s EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. Jackson’s EPA has assumed broad new powers and promulgated sweeping new regulations unlike anything America has seen since…

Why America Must Not Follow Europe

Why America Must Not Follow Europe

By Daniel Hannan | paperback $5.99 $4.19

In the past 40 years, Europeans have fallen further behind Americans in their standard of living and have become accustomed to high levels of structural unemployment. But despite the obvious negative impact of a European superstate, Americans seem more likely than ever to duplicate the errors of their cousins across the Atlantic. With increased bailouts, [...]

How Obama Embraces Islam’s Sharia Agenda

How Obama Embraces Islam’s Sharia Agenda

By Andrew C. McCarthy | paperback $5.99 $4.19

While Americans focus on terrorism, a more insidious Islamist threat to our way of life lurks. It is the agenda of sharia, Islam’s authoritarian legal and political system. The global Islamist movement aims, in the words of the international Muslim Brotherhood, to destroy the West by sabotaging it from within. Its principal strategy is not [...]

President Obama’s Tax Piracy

President Obama’s Tax Piracy

By Peter Ferrara | $5.99 $4.19

Starting on Jan. 1, 2011, President Obama’s economic recovery policy will begin the implementation of comprehensive, across-the-board tax rate increases for every major federal tax, along with some completely new taxes. Yet Obama and Congressional Democrats seek even more tax increases.

How Obama’s Gender Policies Undermine America

How Obama’s Gender Policies Undermine America

By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Women are riding out the recession more easily than men, with a lower unemployment rate and a higher percentage attaining high school diplomas and Bachelor and Master degrees. Yet President Obama and Congress, responding to fierce feminist lobbying, propose to expand preferences for women in both education and hiring. Whereas original feminists portrayed women as [...]

Obama and Americas Public Sector Plague

Obama and Americas Public Sector Plague

By E. J. McMahon | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Public-sector employees enjoy much more generous pay and benefit packages than private-sector workers, including guaranteed pensions and retiree health benefits whose long-term costs threaten to break the backs of state and local taxpayers. In this provocative Broadside, E.J. McMahon explains how the policies of the Obama administration have shielded most state and local government employees [...]

How Obama Is Transforming America’s Military From Superpower to Paper Tiger

How Obama Is Transforming America’s Military From Superpower to Paper Tiger

By Jed Babbin | $5.99 $4.19

Barack Obama has made it clear that he thinks the world would be a better and more peaceful place if the United States were too weak to affect the course of events. Obama, along with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, has slashed missile defense, dramatically reduced investment in future military technologies, and broken promises to [...]

Obama Health Law: What it Says and How to Overturn It

Obama Health Law

What it Says and How to Overturn It

By Betsy McCaughey | paper $5.99 $4.19

The fight against ObamaCare is just beginning. The new health law, signed on March 23, 2010, destroys our constitutional rights. For the first time in history, the federal government will dictate how doctors treat their privately insured patients. That will affect you, no matter what brand-name health plan you have. Worse, some hospitals will stop [...]

How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty

How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty

By John R. Bolton | paperback $5.99 $4.19

American sovereignty is more challenged than ever, not from enemies who threaten us militarily, but from “friends” who urge that we share or reduce our sovereignty for larger global objectives. In How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty, John R. Bolton reveals what sovereignty means to Americans, not as an abstraction, but as a [...]

What President Obama Doesn’t Know About Guantanamo

What President Obama Doesn’t Know About Guantanamo

By Thomas Joscelyn | paperback $5.99 $4.19

On January 22, 2009, President Obama issued an executive order calling for the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to be closed within one year. The President explained that closing Guantanamo would return America to the “moral high ground” and restore our “core constitutional values.”

How Barack Obama is Transforming America Through Immigration

How Barack Obama is Transforming America Through Immigration

By Mark Krikorian | paperback $5.99 $4.19

President Obama and his allies have made no secret about their immigration goals: easy amnesty, loose enforcement, and ever-higher levels of legal immigration. One prominent labor leader has boasted that continued mass immigration “will solidify and expand the progressive coalition for the future.”

How Obama Has Mishandled the War on Terror

How Obama Has Mishandled the War on Terror

By Michael B. Mukasey | paperback $5.99 $4.19

In this illuminating Broadside, former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey shows how Barrack Obama has taken the war on terror from the adult realities of George W. Bush, where hard choices were faced and made, and the nation kept safe, to an adolescent fantasy world where we can at once be nobler than the law [...]

Obama’s Radical Transformation of America: Year One

Obama’s Radical Transformation of America

Year One

By Joshua Muravchik | paperback $5.99 $4.19

IWhen Barack Obama was asked to grade his first year in office, he said he thought he deserved a B-plus, perhaps even an A-minus. The American public seems to disagree, however, and handed him lower approval ratings than any recent president in this stage of his presidency.

How the Obama Administration Has Politicized Justice

How the Obama Administration Has Politicized Justice

By Andrew C. McCarthy | paperback $5.99 $4.19

With the Obama Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder’s direction, Americans are learning what really happens when law-enforcement power is co-opted by politics.

The Bad Science and Bad Policy of Obama’s Global Warming Agenda

The Bad Science and Bad Policy of Obama’s Global Warming Agenda

By Roy W. Spencer | paperback $5.99 $4.19

As the U.N. moves closer to a new global warming treaty, it is time to examine the calls for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The health and welfare of humanity has benefited from access to fossil fuels, and any drastic move to limit that access must have extraordinary evidence to support it.

How the Obama Administration Threatens Our National Security

How the Obama Administration Threatens Our National Security

By Encounter Books | paperback $5.99 $4.19

In this revealing broadside, Victor Davis Hanson explains how President Obama has imprinted his domestic ideology of victimhood onto a therapeutic, Carter-inspired foreign policy. In Obama’s vision, the United States renounces its role as a defender of the postwar order and instead becomes an agent of global change – one that questions our existing system [...]

How Barack Obama is Bankrupting the U.S. Economy

How Barack Obama is Bankrupting the U.S. Economy

By Stephen Moore | paperback $5.99 $4.19

DDuring his first nine months in office, Barack Obama pursued the most aggressive government expansionist agenda since Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal was launched in 1933. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel summarized Obama’s first-year game plan best, “An economic crisis is a terrible thing to waste.” So far, we have seen multi-trillion dollar bailouts [...]

How the Obama Administration Threatens to Undermine Our Elections

How the Obama Administration Threatens to Undermine Our Elections

By John Fund | paperback $5.99 $4.19

One of the easiest ways to increase public cynicism about elections is to change the rule book to make the laws governing how we vote more vague and less rigorous. “Reforms” have been passed amid claims they would increase voter turnout. They haven’t – but they have made it easier to commit absentee ballot [...]

Obama’s Betrayal of Israel

Obama’s Betrayal of Israel

By Michael Ledeen | paperback $5.99 $4.19

Yasser Arafat’s incremental conquest of Israel was learned at the feet of the North Vietnamese in 1970. The Vietnamese told the Arab leadership that they accepted the fact that victory in Vietnam would take many years, during which it would be necessary to temporarily accept the division of the country into two states, while [...]

Why Obama’s Government Takeover of Health Care Will Be a Disaster

Why Obama’s Government Takeover of Health Care Will Be a Disaster

By David Gratzer | paperback $5.99 $4.19

If Barack Obama has his way, the American health care system is headed for a train wreck. In this vital expose, Dr. David Gratzer reveals how a government takeover by Washington will put a massive new bureaucracy between doctors and patients, create rationing, and kill the spirit of innovation that has made American high tech [...]