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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

G-8 Precipice

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, June 8, 2007

The fitting geological metaphor for the so-called G-8 meeting in Germany is not a summit, but a precipice — as the world’s leaders scramble around to grab something before one of them falls into the abyss...

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Hillary Clinton’s Backwards “Progressive Vision”

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Friday, June 8, 2007

In a speech last week in New Hampshire, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton outlined an economic vision of “shared prosperity” that centered on raising the incomes of American workers who were allegedly left behind in the prosperous economic era that began in the early 1980s...

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Forgotten Legal Rights

with George P. Shultzvia New York Sun
Friday, June 8, 2007

Forty years ago this week, Israel won the Six Day War and reunified the city of Jerusalem...

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Shades of red

with Hoover Institution, Robert Servicevia St. Petersburg Times
Friday, June 8, 2007

An ambitious book by Robert Service pieces together the history of world communism — in all its forms...

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Has Globalization Changed Inflation?

with Milton Friedmanvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Friday, June 8, 2007

Many observers have suggested that the behavior of U.S. inflation has been changed by the "globalization" of the economy...

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A 'Healthy Skepticism' Toward Antitrust Claims

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 8, 2007

Your May 23 editorial "Justice Souter's Revelation" praises the Supreme Court's decision in Bell Atlantic v. Twombly...

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They Aren't What They Seem

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, June 8, 2007

It’s hard what to make of the latest incarnation of John Edwards...

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US-Russia: Cold War Redux?

with Michael McFaulvia On Point (NPR)
Thursday, June 7, 2007

In the new fireworks between the US and Russia, the rhetoric is straight out of the Cold War...

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A Quota System for Immigration Won't Work

by Russell Robertsvia NPR
Thursday, June 7, 2007

According to the White House, the new immigration bill will "Help Keep The U.S. Competitive In The Global Economy By Establishing A New Merit-Based System For Immigration That Is Similar To Those Used By Other Countries..."

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What goes around

with Milton Friedmanvia Economist
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon, said Milton Friedman, the economist who revived monetarism in the 1960s and 1970s...

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A gathering storm

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Economist
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Drugs companies' patents are under attack...

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Former Pentagon chief blames Republican Congress for failed nuclear agreement with N.K.

with William J. Perryvia Yonhap News (South Korea)
Wednesday, June 6, 2007

An earlier nuclear agreement with North Korea failed in part because of a change of power in the U.S. Congress, which discouraged the administration from following through with incentives that could have made a difference in Washington's relations with Pyongyang, a former U.S. defense secretary said Tuesday...