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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Get real on going 'green'

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Washington Times
Friday, April 18, 2008

With Earth Day approaching, 12-step checklists to becoming green are popping up everywhere...

Analysis and Commentary

Catholic-School Rescue

by Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI was still in the air over the Atlantic when he addressed the dominant concern on the mind of many Catholics — and certainly the mainstream media: the clergy sex-abuse scandal...

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At 'Crossroads,' Benedict Calls for Increased Faith

with Education Nextvia New York Sun
Friday, April 18, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI will arrive in New York Friday for the final leg of a trip to America in which he has been working to heal damage caused by the sexual abuse scandal and address what he called a crisis of truth and faith in Catholic education...

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Fed fails to learn inflation lesson

with Milton Friedmanvia Asia Times
Friday, April 18, 2008

Since 2002, a number of key indicators have signaled rapid inflationary pressures, casting an ominous cloud over the US economy: the US dollar has depreciated by about 75% relative to the euro, crude oil prices have increased fivefold, gold prices have increased threefold, and all commodities prices have been rising at a rate approaching 25% per year...

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Inflation, income inequality and equity

with Milton Friedmanvia Daily Star (Bangladesh)
Friday, April 18, 2008

BANGLADESH experienced low to moderate inflation over the last one decade, except for the year 1997-98 when the consumer price index climbed to 9%...

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Political Ponderings on the News of the Day

with Thomas Sowellvia Family Security Matters
Friday, April 18, 2008

On the same day Ben Stein’s movie Expelled (about religious and academic freedom and the lack of public knowledge about the oppression of Darwinism’s critics) opens in theaters, Jimmy Carter will be in Damascus, Syria, meeting with the leader of Hamas, Khaled Meshal...

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Author Victor Davis Hanson to receive a 2008 Bradley Prize

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Bradley Foundation
Friday, April 18, 2008

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that one of four 2008 Bradley Prizes will be awarded to Victor Davis Hanson...

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BOE Readies Bailout Plan for U.K. Banks

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 18, 2008

The Bank of England is putting the final touches on its most aggressive plan yet to bail out cash-strapped U.K. banks and ease a credit crunch that is threatening to take a big bite out of the country's economy...

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Obama reveals true self

with Thomas Sowellvia Edmonton Sun (Canada)
Thursday, April 17, 2008

There's an old saying in politics that a "gaffe" occurs whenever a politician accidentally says what he really thinks...

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JDL Parsha: In a few short days, the Jewish People will celebrate Passover

with Daniel Pipesvia Israel eNews
Thursday, April 17, 2008

In a few short days, the Jewish People will celebrate Passover...

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Addendum on Rising Food Prices-Becker

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Thursday, April 17, 2008

It was an oversight that I did not discuss explicitly long term prospects for food price increases...

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Still Feeding the World

with Henry I. Millervia Truth about Trade and Technology
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

During the “Eat This” segment of their docu-comedy series BS, Penn Jillette beat Teller in a round of their “Greatest Person in History” card game...

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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Did you know?. . .The price of crude oil hit a record high on April 9, 2008...