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American Contempt for Liberty

by Walter E. Williamsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Throughout history, personal liberty, free markets, and peaceable, voluntary exchange have been roundly denounced by tyrants and often greeted with suspicion by the general public.

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A Legacy Of Cliches

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliche of "a legacy of slavery."

Thomas Sowell
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Looking Back

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

After my 85th birthday last week, I looked back over my life and was surprised to discover in how many different ways I had been lucky, in addition to some other ways in which I was unlucky.

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The Classicist, With Victor Davis Hanson: “Understanding The Greek Mind”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, July 3, 2015

The cultural, political, and economic dynamics that pushed Greece to the edge of a crisis.

Other Media

Alvin Roth On Matching Markets

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 6, 2015

Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his work on matching markets. Examples include marriage, matching kidney donors to kidney recipients, and students to schools in cities that allow choice in their public school systems.

World Puzzle

Is The World Becoming Fed Up?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, July 5, 2015

Faster, please: A great pushback is awakening here and abroad, but its timing, nature, and future remain mysterious.

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Other Media

Watch: Condoleezza Rice Performs ‘Amazing Grace’ To Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia
Sunday, July 5, 2015

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice teamed up with world-renowned violinist Jenny Oaks Baker to perform a stirring, instrumental rendition of “Amazing Grace” in celebration of America’s 239th birthday this weekend.

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With July 4th Near, Is California Land Of The Free?

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Fourth of July holiday brings Americans together to celebrate their liberation from Great Britain over hot dogs, hamburgers, and fireworks, but it also serves to remind us about freedom; thus, it would only be fitting to take a look at how free the nation's largest state is.

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Progressive Mass Hysteria

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

One of the most harrowing incidents in the Athenian historian Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War is the democratic debate over the rebellious subject state of Mytilene on the distant island of Lesbos. Thucydides uses his riveting account of the Athenian argument over the islanders’ fate to warn his readers of the fickle nature of democracy.

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Supreme Court Disasters

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those who oppose them.


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