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Paulson: Taxes hurt U.S. globally

with Michael J. Boskinvia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Friday, July 27, 2007

The federal tax code has become so complicated and expensive for corporations that American competitiveness is being hindered in the global marketplace, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday...

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Rare visit from Polish president draws far-off visitors to Simi

with George P. Shultzvia Simi Valley Acorn
Friday, July 27, 2007

Lech Kaczynski, president of Poland, visited the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library last week to induct the Cold War president into his nation's Order of the White Eagle..

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Choice Rising

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Friday, July 27, 2007

While school vouchers haven't yet emerged as much of an issue in the presidential campaign (though Mayor Giuliani has been expressing support for them), they are quietly making progress on a state-by-state basis...

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Paulson Kicks Off New US Corporate Tax Reform Debate

with Michael J. Boskinvia Tax-News.com
Friday, July 27, 2007

Kicking off a new debate on the state of America's business taxation system, US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday that the corporate tax base is too narrow, and contains too many special interest tax breaks which hinder the most efficient use of capital...

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Heather Roy's Diary: What To Do With The NZ Dollar?

with Milton Friedmanvia Scoop (New Zealand)
Friday, July 27, 2007

Yesterday's announcement that the Official Cash Rate had been raised by a quarter of a percent, to 8.25 percent, was hard to miss...

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Governor faces GOP roadblock

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, July 27, 2007

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Republican problem has flared up again...

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The Truth About Savings

with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Many economists and market pundits bemoan the low level of savings and the high level of debt...

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Major Study of City Schools Shows Charters in Lead

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Sun
Thursday, July 26, 2007

A new study by a Harvard economist that shows New York City charter schools pushing ahead of traditional public schools on standardized tests could have educators across the country looking to the city for lessons...

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Hillary's War with the Pentagon

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Accuracy In Media
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Hillary Clinton has decided that, in order to look presidential, she needs to pick a fight...

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Fed Papers Look At Taylor Rule With New Eye

with John B. Taylorvia Dow Jones Newswires
Thursday, July 26, 2007

While invoked by economists with declining frequency in recent years, two new papers by economists in the Federal Reserve system are giving new life to the so-called Taylor rule...

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Stanford’s Taylor Says World Is in Good Shape

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

The world looks pretty good to John Taylor, Stanford economics professor and former undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury...

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Letter: Write to a soldier

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Modesto Bee
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

I would like to thank Bee staff writer Roger Hoskins for his article about Staff Sgt. Augie Haro ("Soldier eyes front with view from rear," July 15, Page B-1)...

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Barack's Big Moment

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Monday, July 23, 2007

Responding to one of the YouTube questions, Barack Obama announced he would meet with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea without precondition in his first year of his presidency, sending oppressed people in those countries and around the world a clear message: The U.S, under a President Obama will not be worrying about them...

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Victor Davis Hanson on the Democrats' continued drive towards defeat in Iraq

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hugh Hewitt Show
Monday, July 23, 2007

Joined now by Victor Davis Hanson, professor, military historian, classicist...

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The English Reader

with Diane Ravitchvia NPR
Sunday, July 15, 2007

On this episode of Arts Scene, Diane Ravitch talks about her latest book, The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know...