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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The New York Times Surrenders

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Thursday, July 12, 2007

On July 8, the New York Times ran an historic editorial entitled “The Road Home,” demanding an immediate American withdrawal from Iraq....

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Time To Strip Public Unions Of Their Monopoly Power

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forward
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

This past term, in Davenport v. Washington Educational Association, a unanimous Supreme Court rebuffed a union claim that its rights to freedom of speech were violated by a Washington state referendum which provided that unions could not use mandatory “agency shop fees” to influence elections or to operate political committees unless those payouts were “affirmatively authorized by the individual.” ...

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In the News

Land of Lincoln: Ferguson speaks

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Power Line
Friday, July 13, 2007

In the video above, Hoover Institution Fellow Peter Robinson interviews Andrew Ferguson about his new book Land of Lincoln: Travels in Abe's America, which we wrote about here and here....

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All the Candidate’s Economists: McCain’s Team

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, July 13, 2007

Sen. John McCain released a list of his advisory committee of economists Thursday. The list includes some well-known business economists....

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Peru's Economist Hernando de Soto placed among 12 Most Important Economists of All Time

with Milton Friedmanvia Living in Peru
Friday, July 13, 2007

Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto continues to be praised and recognized internationally...

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Flying the Union Jack

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Friday, July 13, 2007

There seem to be two fundamental political issues here this summer: how much more tightly to entoil Great Britain with the European Union and how to defeat Islamist terror, much of it home grown....

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CIA Said Instability Seemed 'Irreversible'

with William J. Perryvia Washington Post
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Early on the morning of Nov. 13, 2006, members of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group gathered around a dark wooden conference table in the windowless Roosevelt Room of the White House....

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The greatest economic boom ever

with Niall Fergusonvia Fortune
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Just how red-hot is the current worldwide expansion?...

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A spying catch-22

with Larry Diamondvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Let's say you wanted to challenge the president's secret program that monitors the international phone calls and e-mails of people in the United States without warrants....

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A president's night thoughts

with George P. Shultzvia Telegraph
Thursday, July 12, 2007

'Tomorrow I stop being president,' Ronald Reagan wrote in his diary on 19 January, 1989....

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The New Strategy in Iraq

with John Abizaid, H. R. McMastervia Weekly Standard
Monday, July 9, 2007

The new strategy for Iraq has entered its second phase....

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Some thoughts on the men at Walker’s Point

with Michael McFaulvia Foster's Online
Sunday, July 8, 2007

Maybe it's about turning the other cheek, but is it the thing you do in international diplomacy? ...