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Analysis and Commentary

Yippy Ti Yi Yo, Europe!

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, February 22, 2008

In the last few days, we’ve been reminded yet again that Europe’s radical secularism, atheism, socialism, multiculturalism, childlessness, and aging population make a fascinating but unstable mix — a lovely, fragile orchid in a thinly protected greenhouse...

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Class-Size Reduction of Limited Value on Achievement Gap, Study Finds

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Reducing class sizes—a popular policy among parents, teachers, and lawmakers—has long been viewed as a way to increase student achievement...

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Stanford professor: Secession will be hard

with Michael McFaulvia Tri-Valley Herald
Friday, February 22, 2008

Michael McFaul, political science professor and director of the Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law at Stanford University, said Thursday the United States took the right stand by recognizing Kosovo's independence, but that secession will not be easy...

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Conservative Cannibalism

with Milton Friedmanvia Nation
Thursday, February 21, 2008

"Where are the Friedmans now?"

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Wealth, Savings and Debt

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 21, 2008

One comment on this post about the state of America mentioned our rising debt, negative savings and so on...

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Obama-Phenom or Man-Made Invention?

with Shelby Steelevia OpEdNews.com
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Is Barack Obama's political emergence a result of natural selection or the product of very creative power brokers?

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So why not abolish the Federal Reserve?

with Milton Friedmanvia TCPalm News
Thursday, February 21, 2008

One of the positions of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul that mainstream pundits find “wacky” is his call to abolish the Federal Reserve System...

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A criminal choice?

with Gary S. Beckervia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

When I wrote on Cif recently about the shocking murder of Halton McCollin, I was taken to task by several comments for declining to offer instant solutions to the problems of gun and gang crime...

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Health Care: Policy and Politics

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

As the presidential campaigns intensify, the debate over access to health care, containing costs, and reforming the system has become a focal point for candidates and voters...

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Take Politicians' Promises With a Pound of Salt

by Russell Robertsvia NPR
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Commentator Russell Roberts says we all have a yearning for a candidate with principles and ideals...

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The Economy in 2007—Select Economic Indicators

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Overall, the economy slowed in 2007...