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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Pols Drunk On Corn-Based Ethanol Have Left Millions With Hangover

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

"There is a right way and a wrong way to produce (ethanol)," the New York Times editorialized on Feb. 24...

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Stagnation Contest

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, February 29, 2008

Spencer suggests in a recent comment that no one is really claiming that middle class incomes are stagnant and to dispute this claim is to attack a straw man...

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Going native

with Milton Friedmanvia Financial Mail (South Africa)
Friday, February 29, 2008

The conflicting responses last week from the new ANC regime to Trevor Manuel's budget speech have at last shown the coalition to be nothing but a sham...

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Norway to support Nuclear Fuel Reserve

with Hoover Institutionvia Norway Post (Norway)
Friday, February 29, 2008

Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere has announced that Norway will contribute US$5 million to the IAEA Nuclear Fuel Reserve as a practical steps to support global non-proliferation...

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Senior Statesmen on Campaign to Abolish Nukes

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia NPR
Friday, February 29, 2008

Henry Kissinger, George Schultz, Sam Nunn and William Perry argue the only way to stop nuclear weapons from falling into terrorist hands is to get rid of all of them...

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Facts and Fallacies with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Friday, February 29, 2008

Fallacies about race run rampant through our culture...

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Firing Line Television Program Collection

via Hoover Institution
Friday, February 29, 2008

The broadcast archive of William F. Buckley Jr.'s television show Firing Line is housed in the Hoover Institution Archives...

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More on debt

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, February 29, 2008

Martin Brock, in response to this post, writes...

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Will Philharmonic's Korean concerts build a lasting bridge?

with William J. Perryvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, February 29, 2008

The visit to Pyongyang this week by the New York Philharmonic – and American patrons of the orchestra – provided their North Korean hosts with an unaccustomed show of defiance...

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Soft power and a rapturous ovation

with William J. Perryvia Economist
Thursday, February 28, 2008

For at least 90 minutes in a theatre in Pyongyang it was possible for those attending a concert by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra to believe that 55 years of cold-war hostility were coming to an end...

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WFB Changes His Mind

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, February 28, 2008

WFB was, of course, correct nearly all the time—he was a great man in many ways, but one of the most important was that he was right...

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US strikes note of discord over N Korea

with William J. Perryvia Financial Times
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Joseph Alessi was taken aback when two North Korean music students played “The Bluebells of Scotland”, a trombone piece, for him at the Pyongyang Conservatorium of Music this week...

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They don't make 'em like WFB no more

with Milton Friedmanvia Dallas Morning News
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Ezra Klein notices something in the wake of Bill Buckley's death...

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Strictly Speaking, A Hero

by Peter M. Robinson with Milton Friedmanvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, February 28, 2008

"I got to tell him once what I thought of him, almost, to his face," Rick writes below...

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How Low Can Ben Go?

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Faced with the prospect of stagflation, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it clear in Capitol Hill testimony today that he's still more worried about the stag' than the 'flation...

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Trying Terror Suspects: The Impacts on Security and Liberty

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The Pentagon has announced plans to try six Guántanamo Bay detainees under the provisions outlined in the Military Commissions Act, calling into question how to balance the need for increased security with individual liberties...

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Keep it Simple, Jim

with Alvin Rabushkavia Ottawa Sun
Tuesday, February 26, 2008

I'd love a KISS from federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty...