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NRO hosts a symposium of economists and budget experts debating whether to raise the debt ceiling.

James C. Capretta catches liberal Democrats in a knot: They were for many of Paul Ryan’s health-care proposals before they were against them.

Brian Bolduc talks to senator-cum-investment banker Phil Gramm about the U.S.’s economic outlook.

Fred Thompson observes the famous lie getting halfway round the world, and into the WaPo, before he ever put Gucci loafers on.

Conrad Black recounts the long history of bias in the media, and isn’t surprised they have lost the public’s trust.

Victor Davis Hanson pokes more holes in the “tax the rich” platform.

Clifford D. May remains baffled that the U.S. would even consider giving Russians “red-button” rights.

Christian Schneider follows Paul Ryan around Wisconsin as he makes his case to town halls.

Michael Barone teaches Tax Law 1 to Pres. Barack Obama, to show why taxing the rich won’t work.

Mark Krikorian discerns a trend in a failed, would-be expose of an immigration restrictionist.

David Kahane imagines a musical starring Lil’ Barry.

Jay Nordlinger improvises on McCarthyism in rhetoric, life (such as it is) in North Korea, and much more.

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