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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Values

March 30, 2010 | Forbes

Gary Becker's Optimism

The Nobel Prize winner says Americans don't want expansion of government. . . .

March 30, 2010 | Patriot News (PA)

Latest American white elephant in Iraq

Iraq’s recently concluded inconclusive elections will be followed in August by the pullout of American troops, making this a good time to ask what American taxpayers have achieved with the $45 billion spent on reconstructing Iraq since 2003 and what steps to take next. . . .

March 29, 2010 | Freedom Communications

Achieving results requires following due process, too

Human justice is directly concerned with process, indirectly with results. . . .

March 29, 2010 | Global Security Newswire

Obama Intervened Frequently in Arms Control Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama played a key role in hammering out a successor to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, speaking with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on 14 occasions since last spring to help resolve impasses that arose between negotiators meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, the New York Times reported Friday (see GSN, March 26). . . .

March 30, 2010 | Creators Syndicate

"Change" Is Not New

When ancient fossils of creatures that live on the ocean floor have been found in rock formations at the summit of Mount Everest, that ought to give us a clue that big changes in the earth are nothing new, and that huge changes have been going on long before human beings appeared on the scene. . . .

March 30, 2010 | Forbes

March's Mortgage Madness

The FHA serves up another weak and unnecessary foreclosure plan. . . .

March 27, 2010 | Christian Science Monitor

For Obama, no buddies abroad

Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. . . .

March 28, 2010 | Daily Bell (Switzerland)

Tibor Machan on the Myth of Medical Care Rights, the Media Frenzy and the Possibility of Backlash

The editors of The Daily Bell are pleased to present an interview with well-known libertarian philosopher Tibor R. Machan. . . .

March 23, 2010 | Daily Beast

The Conservative the Right Loves to Hate

Yesterday, I got an email from a prominent conservative academic; it was, I think, a touch harsh on the object of its attention. . . .

March 29, 2010 | EconTalk

De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness

Arthur De Vany, of the University of California, Irvine, and creator of Evolutionary Fitness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and Evolutionary Fitness, De Vany's ideas about diet and fitness. . . .