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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Economics, Anyone?

by Thomas Sowell with David R. Hendersonvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, February 8, 2008

The other day, a reader e-mailed me to ask for an explanation of the gold standard...

Analysis and Commentary

The United Nations' Unscientific War on Biotechnology

by Henry I. Millervia World Politics Review
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Many of us can recall when it was hazardous for tourists to drink tap water in much of Europe...

Analysis and Commentary

The right questions on India and China

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Financial Times
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

On finishing this earnest and entertaining book (yes, it’s possible to be both), my first reaction was to slap the author – metaphorically – on the back for refusing to deploy the word “Chindia” in his text...

In the News
In the News

Huckabee on track to play the spoiler

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Washington Times
Friday, February 8, 2008

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is a tremendous long shot for winning the Republican presidential nomination, but he has the potential to undermine Sen. John McCain's general election prospects, as Pat Buchanan did to President George H.W. Bush in 1992...

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Farm Policy Needs to be Plowed Under

with Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Friday, February 8, 2008

In December, the Democrat-controlled Senate passed another subsidy-bloated farm bill that continues to benefit wealthy farms with unlimited payments while ignoring the real needs of small American farms as well as farmers in developing nations...

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The Pushy Pundits Forced Romney Out

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Friday, February 8, 2008

The big message out of the suspension of Governor Romney’s campaign for President is the people’s revolt against the punditry that shoved his candidacy down their throats...

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Anna Schwartz: 'The Fed Is Inviting Inflation'

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Friday, February 8, 2008

The noted economist Anna Schwartz is scoffing at suggestions that the economy is in a recession, and she is accusing the Federal Reserve of "ignoring" the dangers of inflation...

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So which spouse wins the House?

with Shelby Steelevia Times Online
Friday, February 8, 2008

Two for the price of one was how Bill Clinton famously described it in 1992, an offer that was regarded then as dangerously bold but which now seems merely coldly predictive...

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Remarks by the Vice President at the Conservative Political Action Conference

with George P. Shultzvia Business Wire
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Thank you very much...

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The Sun Also Sets

with Bruce Berkowitzvia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Not every scientist is part of Al Gore's mythical "consensus..."

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What History Tells Us About America’s Future

with Niall Fergusonvia View from Harvard Business
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Harvard’s Niall Ferguson is a well known and controversial historian who often looks into the financial past to plot parallels with contemporary times...

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Notable Economic Milestones of 2007

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

New home construction fell 25 percent, the largest drop in 27 years...