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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Frost damage remedy thwarted by EPA bureaucracy

by Henry I. Millervia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, January 19, 2007

Jack Frost sent a chill into California farmers last week with blasts of arctic air that threatened several of the state’s major agricultural areas, from San Diego to the Central Valley and along the coast...

Analysis and Commentary

If We Fail…

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, January 19, 2007

Most Americans accept that if the United States cannot stabilize Iraq, and, in frustration and acrimony, withdraws in defeat, crises follow...

In the News
In the News

Goodbye, Horatio Alger

with Milton Friedmanvia Nation
Monday, February 5, 2007

The Democratic pragmatists in Congress are so wedded to their middle-of-the-road attitudes about government social programs, which some of them insist won them victory in November, that they seem incapable of seeing the economic state of the nation for what it has sadly become...

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Methodist faction fighting Bush library at SMU

with Hoover Institutionvia McClatchy Newspapers
Friday, January 19, 2007

Already facing sharp questions from its faculty, Southern Methodist University is now being pressed by some Methodist clergy to drop its pursuit of the Bush library...

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Not Everyone Concerned Over Global Warming: The Heartland Institute

with Milton Friedmanvia Conservative Voice
Friday, January 19, 2007

Recently, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a preliminary estimate that 2006 was the warmest year on record in the United States (though not globally)...

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The Unenlightened

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, January 19, 2007

"What is it like to be a bat?" asked the philosopher Thomas Nagel in his famous 1974 essay...

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Taking advantage of people's need

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, January 19, 2007

Mexico is putting price controls on tortillas to protect the poor from increases in tortilla prices caused by rising prices of corn...

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War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

with William J. Perry, Larry Diamondvia Palo Alto Online
Friday, January 19, 2007

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday at Stanford University...

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What course should the United States take in Iraq?

with William J. Perry, Larry Diamondvia Stanford Report
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Scott Sagan, co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, will lead a panel discussion titled "Iraq: The Way Forward" from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the Bechtel Conference Center in Encina Hall on the Stanford campus at 616 Serra St...

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Loan Nuts: If College Is a Good Investment, Why Should the Government Subsidize It?

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Democrats' eagerness to cut interest rates on student loans reflects a time-honored Washington maxim: If it's good, it should be subsidized...

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The real dirt on charter school opponents

with Hoover Institution, Education Nextvia Village News
Thursday, January 18, 2007

The fact that the DPLU has threatened not only to close a public charter school but also threatens a lawsuit should frighten everyone in this community...

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The Jim Bohannon Show - Upcoming Guest List

with Dinesh D’Souzavia Jim Bohannon Show
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Dinesh D'Souza, author of "The Enemy at Home" (published by Doubleday), will join us to describe how the cultural left, political liberals, and Hollywood have fomented hatred of Americans throughout the Muslim world, and how those groups are at least partly responsible for the events of 9/11...

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Friends, family, colleagues to honor memory of Friedman

with Milton Friedman, Gary S. Beckervia University of Chicago Chronicle
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Colleagues and friends will join the family members of Milton Friedman to honor and remember the late Nobel Prize-winning economist and one of the world’s leading proponents of free markets at a memorial service at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29...

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Hey, Arnold: Read what your hero Milton Friedman wrote on health insurance

with Milton Friedmanvia U-T Opinion Online
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Back in his candidate days, Arnold Schwarzenegger's oft-professed admiration for Milton Friedman, his familiarity with and enthusiasm for Friedman's theories, and his friendship with the legendary economist helped persuade an awful lot of folks that he was a serious student of economics, had qualms about government control of the economy, etc...

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Teach us, Mr Mayor

with Diane Ravitchvia Economist
Thursday, January 18, 2007

When Adrian Fenty became mayor of Washington, DC, this month, he immediately announced a plan to take over the city's schools...