James Piereson

James Piereson is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

James Piereson is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

The Right JFK

After President Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, his supporters portrayed him as a liberal hero and a martyr for liberal causes. Kennedy loyalists Theodore Sorensen and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. soon published ...

Too Big to Fail, Once More

Treasury secretary Geithner and Fed chairman Bernanke have unveiled their new plan to give Treasury and the Federal Reserve new powers to regulate troubled non-bank financial institutions that are ...

Too Big to Fail?

Last September, following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, Treasury secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke learned that the American International Group was also insolvent. They feared ...

Where Did the AIG Bailout Funds Go?

The Wall Street Journal published an article in its weekend edition (March 7-8) on the American International Group bailout that deserves wider attention than it has so far gotten.    The U.S. government ...