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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Milton Friedman, Ronald Reagan And William F. Buckley Jr.

by Peter M. Robinson with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Thursday, December 11, 2008

In a time of crisis, don't forget what they had to say...

In the News
In the News

Most Likely to Succeed

with Eric Hanushekvia New Yorker
Monday, December 15, 2008

On the day of the big football game between the University of Missouri Tigers and the Cowboys of Oklahoma State, a football scout named Dan Shonka sat in his hotel, in Columbia, Missouri, with a portable DVD player...

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Soft landing possible

with Robert E. Hallvia Australian
Friday, December 12, 2008

We have been advised by George Megalogenis to "Cheep up, working families - the dramatic slowing in the economy has yet to translate into massive job losses"...

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Bush gives medal to George, Kopp '89, Billington '50

with Robert P. Georgevia Daily Princetonian
Friday, December 12, 2008

Three Princetonians — politics professor Robert George, Teach For America founder Wendy Kopp ’89 and Librarian of Congress James Billington ’50 — are among the 24 recipients of the Presidential Citizens Medal, the White House announced Wednesday...

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The Flat Tax Spreads to the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FbiH) within Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)

by Alvin Rabushkavia Flat Tax
Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Dayton Agreement of 1995 ended the war between Serbs, Muslims, and Croats in what was the former Yugoslav territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)...

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Gov. Schwarzenegger and Legislative Leaders Announce Appointments to Bipartisan Commission

with Michael J. Boskin, John F. Coganvia News Blaze (CA)
Thursday, December 11, 2008

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders today announced the appointments to the Commission on the 21st Century Economy...

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Schwarzenegger's charge to tax commission: End the roller-coaster ride

with Michael J. Boskin, John F. Coganvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, December 11, 2008

About half of the tax revenue that California collects each year comes from personal income taxes, primarily on capital gains from the stock market and high-income earners...

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The Money Theory of World History

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Week
Thursday, December 11, 2008

How financial considerations prompted the Crusades, and other surprising explanations of famous events...

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The Human Chessboard

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, December 11, 2008

Two quotes for would-be car czars and other experts to remember...

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How Europe Escaped Speaking Arabic

with Victor Davis Hansonvia American Enterprise Institute
Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Western world has never taken Islam with the full seriousness it has earned...

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From Hoover Press: Reykjavik Revisited: Steps toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, Complete Report of October 2007 Hoover Institution/ Nuclear Threat Initiative Conference

with Sidney D. Drell, James Goodby, William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Business Wire
Thursday, December 11, 2008

For nearly two years, former secretaries of state George Shultz and Henry Kissinger, former secretary of defense William Perry, and former senator Sam Nunn have spearheaded renewed interest in the Reykjavik Summit of October 1986, where U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Soviet general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev seriously discussed the elimination of nuclear weapons...

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Ex-U.S. Official Defends Finding That Iran Halted Nuclear Weapons Program

with William J. Perryvia Global Security Newswire
Wednesday, December 10, 2008

U.S. intelligence agencies were right to conclude last year that Iran halted efforts to develop a nuclear weapon in 2003, recently retired Deputy National Intelligence Director Thomas Fingar said yesterday...