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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Bomb, Bomb Iran

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, August 31, 2007

There’s been ever more talk on Iran...

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Steigerwald Q&A: Freakonomics

with Milton Friedmanvia Salem Statesman Journal (OR)
Friday, August 31, 2007

Reacting to the way the free market was misrepresented and disrespected in the best-seller "Freakonomics" -- as a place where trickery, deceit and predatory behavior rules -- economist John Lott has given us "Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-Baked Theories Don't..."

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Hitchens On Iraq

via Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, August 31, 2007

Christopher Hitchens, one of the war’s most ardent supporters, analyzes the current battle taking place in America over the direction and management of this most divisive of wars and argues that it is imperative that America stand by its commitment to the people of Iraq...

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Better health care through less government

with Milton Friedmanvia Salem Statesman Journal (OR)
Friday, August 31, 2007

The two most commonly cited problems in America's health care system are access and high costs...

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Russia Profile Weekly Experts Panel: Is Democracy Promotion Dead?

with Michael McFaulvia Russia Profile
Friday, August 31, 2007

Although this panel is usually devoted to Russia and Russian policies, it is useful from time to time to consider the policies of other countries that affect Russia, either directly or indirectly...

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Another strike against libertarian paternalism

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, August 31, 2007

In this post on energy policy, I wrote about what economists' role as policy advocates...

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Federal Reserve should resist tinkering

with Milton Friedmanvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, August 31, 2007

When the Federal Reserve slashed its discount rate by a half-percentage point earlier this month, it was trying to add a little lubricant to a credit market that seemed on the verge of seizing up...

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Iraq Report Already In The Spin Cycle

with William J. Perryvia Politico
Thursday, August 30, 2007

The deadline is still a couple of weeks away...

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The Worst GOP Field Ever--or the Best?

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Townhall
Wednesday, August 29, 2007

If there’s one sentiment that seems to unite desperate Republicans in the run-up to the campaign of 2008 it would seem to be profound discomfort, if not outright disgust, with the current field of Presidential candidates...