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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Liberal Scrooges

by Peter Schweizervia American Spectator
Friday, June 6, 2008

Samuel Johnson once reported on a man who was privately stingy but publicly touted the merits of sharing...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama is Europe's dream candidate, but we may have to settle for McSame

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

To say that Europeans will welcome President George Bush on his farewell visit to Europe next week would invite a charge of verb-abuse...

Analysis and Commentary

The Persistence of Religion

by Peter Berkowitzvia Claremont Institute
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Everyone knows that we live in a secular age...

In the News
In the News

Bernanke Discovers the Dollar

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Friday, June 6, 2008

It's going to be illuminating to see what happens now that Chairman Bernanke has spared some words for the astonishing collapse of the currency he oversees...

In the News

Thomas Sowell

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Friday, June 6, 2008

Thomas Sowell had a popular piece Thursday in the talking-heads world...

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The Middle East with Daniel Pipes: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Daniel Pipesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, June 6, 2008

Daniel Pipes talks the odds...

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Researchers Split on Educational Effects of Property Tax Cap

with Paul E. Peterson, Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Sun
Thursday, June 5, 2008

A property tax cap in New York would almost certainly squeeze public school budgets, but researchers are saying it is uncertain how a cap would affect student performance...

In the News

Rush's Guidance: Focus on Future

with Thomas Sowellvia Rush Limbaugh Show
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Now, we've talked a lot in the past couple days about what to do here...

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Experts Affirm Bright Future for Indo-U.S. Ties

with Abraham D. Sofaervia India-West (CA)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

A distinguished panel of experts provided thoughtful, substantive insights at the India Community Center here into Indo-U.S. relations that suggested that while the future of relations between the world’s oldest democracy and the world’s largest democracy appears to be very bright, it is by no means a given, and continued efforts need to be sustained to ensure the two nations continue to nurture a harmonious and mutually beneficial relationship...

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Pelosi Remarks at U.S. Institute of Peace Groundbreaking Ceremony

with George P. Shultzvia PR Newswire
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this morning at the United States Institute of Peace headquarters groundbreaking ceremony...

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The Milton Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago

with Milton Friedman, Gary S. Beckervia Austrian Economists (Blog)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

The intellectual legacy of Milton Friedman will live on for decades to come,Friedmanmain not only because Milton Friedman was one of the greatest economists and intellectuals of the 20th century but also because the University of Chicago is establishing The Milton Friedman Institute (MFI)...

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Obama's Victory, Talking To Syria, and Australia and Climate Change

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, June 5, 2008

A selection of op-eds and editorials from the U.S. and around the world...

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Irish set to vote on EU treaty they are not meant to understand

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Georgia Straight (Canada)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Out of 27 countries in the European Union, only Ireland is holding a referendum on the new constitution...

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Politics As I See It

with Thomas Sowellvia Suburban and Wayne Times (PA)
Thursday, June 5, 2008

One of my favorite columnists is Thomas Sowell, a Ph.D. economist at the Hoover Institute...

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The brilliant Thomas Sowell on what to do in November

with Thomas Sowellvia OneNewsNow
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Thomas Sowell is one of America's greatest thinkers...

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US Leaders Break Ground for Peace Institute

with George P. Shultzvia Voice of America
Thursday, June 5, 2008

American political leaders gathered in Washington Thursday for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a building for a nonpartisan group helping to resolve international conflict and promote peace...

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Group Launches Initiative to Modernize U.S. Foreign Assistance

with Larry Diamond, Michael McFaulvia PR Newswire
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

A network of global development experts from think tanks, humanitarian and development organizations, and advocacy groups, will launch a new initiative to bring U.S. foreign assistance into the 21st century...

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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Did you know? . . . Teen unemployment has been declining since January 2008...