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Governor goes for broke on political capital

with Bill Whalenvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Friday, January 12, 2007

Within days of taking the oath of office for the second time, the Republican governor unveiled an audacious second-term agenda that includes health insurance for all Californians, new prisons, fuel standards to curb global warming and a second massive public-works bond package on top of the $43 billion approved by voters in the November election...

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Here He Comes to Save the Day

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Friday, January 12, 2007

In the opening episodes of the highly anticipated new season of Fox's "24," super secret agent Jack Bauer's release from a Chinese prison is negotiated by the American government, and the battered hero is asked to make a sacrifice for his country, that sacrifice being … well, I can't tell you, lest the public relations department of Los Angeles's Counterterrorism Unit cut off my reviewing fingers...

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Title lenders fill a need

with Milton Friedmanvia Roanoke Times
Friday, January 12, 2007

Recent editorials in this paper have voiced outrage over allowing individual consumers to make decisions on how best to handle their financial needs, including as it relates to title loans...

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New Strategy Vindicates Ex-Army Chief Shinseki

with Kori Schakevia New York Times
Friday, January 12, 2007

After President Bush told the nation Wednesday night that he was ordering a rapid increase of American forces in Iraq, Gen. Eric K. Shinseki was not among the retired officers to offer instant analysis on television...

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California Focus: A health plan to make Friedman ill

with Milton Friedmanvia Orange County Register
Friday, January 12, 2007

Back when he was first running for governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger called himself a disciple of Milton Friedman...

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US Fed policy about right: ex-official

with John B. Taylorvia Reuters
Friday, January 12, 2007

Former US Treasury undersecretary John Taylor feels current Federal Reserve policy is adequate to contain price pressures and says inflation would be a greater threat to the economy than any slowdown in growth...

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Health plan is Schwarzenegger's Waterloo

with Milton Friedman, David R. Hendersonvia U-T Opinion Online
Thursday, January 11, 2007

When I finally saw the details of the governor's health-insurance initiative yesterday after returning to the U.S., I was dumbfounded...

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Governator Strong-Arms Health Care

with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Thursday, January 11, 2007

Welcoming the new year with sweeping policy announcements on health care and the environment, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has pleased plenty of voters but alarmed others – among them businesses who see heavy costs ahead...