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Think Tanked: April, 2012

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/28/2012

Sunday Talk Shows 4/29/12: Osama bin Laden, Meet the Press, Face the Nation, This Week, GPS and more

The rundown on this week’s talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Arizona vs. United States and Sotomayor’s confusion, Afghanistan’s ‘mission incomplete’ [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Arizona vs. United States and Justice Sotomayor’s confusion, Afghanistan’s ‘mission incomplete’

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:18 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012

CSIS names Christopher K. Johnson, former CIA analyst, as new China chair

The think tank says the hiring of Christopher K. Johnson “will help CSIS continue to provide leading analysis of the U.S.-China relationship.”

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Inequality and the economics of nostalgia, beating Citizens United and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Inequality and the economics of nostalgia, beating Citizens United and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/21/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (4/22/12): Secret Service, Afghanistan, Meet the Press, Face the Nation, This Week and more

Lawmakers will discuss the secret service scandal and photos service members posing with dead Taliban fighters

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/20/2012

LA Times Taliban photos and mobile technology in the battlefield, drones and the FAA and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: LA Times Taliban photos and mobile technology in the battlefield, drones and the FAA and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Charles Colson, Watergate figure who proposed firebombing Brookings, said near death

Charles Colson, Watergate figure who proposed firebombing the Brookings Institution, said to be near death.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Mitt Romney might go ‘double-vanilla’ on vice president pick, Obama administration’s meltdown [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney might go ‘double-vanilla’ on vice president pick, Obama administration’s meltdown.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:42 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Ryan T. Anderson, who writes on religion and morality, joins the Heritage Foundation

The writer, who specializes in natural law theory, will focus on justice and moral principles in economic thought, health care and education

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:27 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Mitt Romney’s Afghanistan balancing act, but where is Romney on Asia? [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney’s Afghanistan balancing act, but where is Romney on Asia?

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Heritage Foundation turns to Breitbart for broader appeal

The Heritage Foundation turns to Breitbart to reach a broader conservative audience.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:48 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Avoiding the Buffett Rule, Mitt Romney on Lilly Ledbetter and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Avoiding the Buffett Rule, Mitt Romney on Lilly Ledbetter and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:34 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Obamacare’s cost after a decade, the urgency of repealing ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Obamacare’s cost after a decade, the urgency of repealing ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/14/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (4/15/12): Tim Geithner, Meet the Press, Face the Nation, This Week, GPS and more

The rundown on this week’s Sunday talk shows, including Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Mitt Romney should go ‘nerd chic’ for the youth vote, measuring success with Iran and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney should go ‘nerd chic’ for the youth vote, measuring success with Iran and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:16 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 04/12/2012

John Stossel left ABC because it was ‘hostile’ to libertarian ideas

John Stossel discusses his move from ABC to Fox News.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:52 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Mitt Romney’s strategic dilemma courtesy of Rick Santorum, Romney-Obama on the cusp of defeat or victory [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney’s strategic dilemma courtesy of Rick Santorum, Romney-Obama on the cusp of defeat.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:33 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Koch vs. Cato: Koch brothers file second lawsuit over ‘Board-packing scheme’

Billionaires Charles and David Koch file a second lawsuit against the Cato Institute.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:32 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Asia Society awards Fast Company’s April Rabkin journalism excellence prize

The Asia Society has selected the recipient of its annual $10,000 excellence in journalism prize.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Rick Santorum remains in race as a ‘movement conservative,’ Santorum on Israel and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Rick Santorum remains in race as a ‘movement conservative,’ Santorum on Israel and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 04/07/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (4/8/12): Newt Gingrich, Meet the Press, GPS, This Week, Face the Nation and more

The rundown on this week’s Sunday talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Robert Hockett, Cornell law professor, joins The Century Foundation

Cornell University law professor Robert Hockett joins The Century Foundation

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:34 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Infrastructure and the Senate’s highway reauthorization bill, Romney on Obama’s energy strategy [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Infrastructure and the Senate’s highway reauthorization bill, Mitt Romney on Obama’s energy strategy and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 04/05/2012

U.S. needs Karzai to kick us out of Afghanistan, the 2012 ideological elections and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: U.S. needs Karzai to kick us out of Afghanistan, the 2012 ideological elections and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:28 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2012

New America Foundation launches California Civic Information Project for better local governance

The New America Foundation has launched a new program focused on bringing better technology to municipalities’ policy problems.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Defending ‘Obamacare’ constitutionality again, Supreme Court legitimacy and judicial activism and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Defending ‘Obamacare’ constitutionality again, Supreme Court legitimacy and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:52 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Judicial activism on ‘Obamacare?’ How a Supreme Court overturning would help Obama and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Judicial activism on ‘Obamacare?’ How a Supreme Court overturning would help Obama and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:03 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/02/2012

James Vasile, Internet freedom and privacy expert, joins New America Foundation

The New American Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative brings on Internet freedom and privacy expert James Vasile.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Donna Shalala, former HHS secretary, joins Brookings

Donna Shalala joins the think tank, the Brookings Institution announces.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Opposing ‘Obamacare’ and constitutionality, transforming conservatism and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Opposing ‘Obamacare’ and constitutionality, transforming conservatism and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:22 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/31/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (4/1/12): Rick Santorum, Paul Ryan, Joe Biden, Ron Paul, Meet the Press, Face the Nation and more

The rundown on this week’s Sunday talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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