Innovation and Productivity Go Hand in Hand

This article originally appeared in the George W. Bush Institute. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon The end of Christmas has always struck me as a melancholy time.  Fortunately, my spirit is always buoyed by two of my favorite events which occur shortly thereafter: (1) the Pekin (Illinois) Insurance Holiday Basketball […]

How to Fix the Pro Bowl

This article originally appeared in The Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Unlike you, I will be watching the Pro Bowl this weekend, albeit grudgingly. I’m not going to pretend it’s good football. I will watch because it’s the closest thing on television to pro football this weekend, and staring at[…..]

How the Obama Administration Stole Fannie and Freddie

This article originally appeared at National Review’s The Corner. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Last month, the federal government fully extricated itself from its investment in General Motors, selling its remaining shares on the stock market. The government injected almost $50 billion into the company to save it from a[…..]

Praise for French Policy Reforms

This article originally appeared in the George W. Bush Institute. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon It’s hard not to feel a little sorry for French President François Hollande. After all, few have ascended to such power while looking so impotent. For starters, there is the perception that the nomination more[…..]

Immigration and the Texas Boom

This article originally appeared in the George W. Bush Institute. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon While I write for the George W. Bush Institute, which is based on the SMU campus in Dallas, I live and work in Washington DC, a few thousand miles away as the crow flies and light-years removed[…..]

Copyright Law Reform? Elementary.

This article originally appeared in the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada. Click here to read the full article. By Logan Albright Good news for all you aspiring fan fiction writers out there! At long last, 125 years after Arthur Conan Doyle first set pen to paper to craft “A Study in Scarlet,” the beloved[…..]