Andrew O'Shaughnessy
Andrew O'Shaughnessy
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Mitt Romney Looks Set to Win Illinois Republican Primary

The newest poll has Romney well ahead of Santorum.

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Ron Paul, Americans Elect, & Social Media App Culture Pose Problems For Millennial Voters

Our generation is seduced by a social media app culture, where the ease of discovery and expression biases us against tough decisions and promotes superficial solutions — like Ron Paul.
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As Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070 Debated, Do We Actually Need More Immigrants?

Join the debate: Is the real immigration crisis that there isn’t enough of it?
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7 Military Weapons That Might Be Cut

Congress may force the Pentagon to make as much as $1 trillion in cuts to the defense budget in the next ten years. Here are some programs that could get the ax.
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American Exceptionalism: We’re Not Going Anywhere

Young Americans are deeply pessimistic about their country’s future. They’d do better to help keep it the “indispensible nation.”

The Kindle Fire in an Age of Distraction

We probably won’t use Amazon’s popular new tablet to read more, but, in an age of distraction, there will be serious consequences if we don’t.

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Sen. Franken and Johanns's Secret Santa Plan to Save Congress

A bipartisan plan in Congress to exchange small gifts this December is one small step in a long journey back to collegiality.
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Why the Super Committee Failed

From the Balanced Budget Amendment to the Super Committee, Washington seems now to be a town full of small ideas, destined — if not intended — to fail.
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Can Italy's New Government Save The Euro?

Despite the rise of Italy’s new government, the future of the Euro is still very much in question.
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A Nuclear Iran Is Safer Than a Nuclear Pakistan

U.S. policymakers should not let last week’s IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear ambitions distract them from a greatest danger: The nuclear arsenal scattered throughout unstable Pakistan.
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Berlusconi Repercussions: Bond Yields & Auction Signal Progress for Euro

Global markets signal only the most cautious optimism in the first day of trading. The future of the euro is still very much in question.

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Americans Want Partisanship, Leadership From Obama in 2012

Americans bear a secret love for partisanship, because we recognize in political struggle the thing we really crave: moral leadership. If Obama provides this, he can win in 2012.