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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Future Of The GOP

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, May 15, 2009

This past Saturday, Mitch Daniels, the Republican governor of Indiana, delivered a commencement address at Butler University...

Analysis and Commentary

Slow the Preschool Bandwagon

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Friday, May 15, 2009

President Obama has pledged to spend $10 billion more a year on "zero to five" education, and his 2010 budget makes a $2 billion "down payment" on that commitment...

In the News
In the News

The New York Times And The Forces Of Creative Destruction

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Huffington Post
Friday, May 15, 2009

As prospective buyers circle, and as the brutal commentary of financial analysts intensifies, the end of the Sulzberger-Ochs family's 113 year control of the New York Times -- through forced sale or bankruptcy -- has become an acknowledged possibility, with some well-informed observers suggesting that insolvency may be roughly a year or two away...

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Next on the Statists' Menu: Health Care

with Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, May 15, 2009

Since Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, proponents of socialized medicine have bombarded us with nonstop demagoguery about the 40 million-plus uninsured to create a crisis mentality sufficient to catalyze sweeping "reforms."...

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Model of reinvention

with John B. Taylorvia Australian
Friday, May 15, 2009

KEVIN Rudd was a fiscal conservative, then a neo-interventionist, now he's an instrumental rationalist, but for how long?...

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The Environment with Steven Hayward: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, May 15, 2009

Steven Hayward scores the environmental records and policies of Bush and Obama...

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Awkward

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, May 14, 2009

The AP reports: As thousands of General Motors workers await word on more U.S. plant closures, reports that the company plans to import Chinese-made vehicles to the U.S. have created a political problem for the automaker and the White House...

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Rates traders brace for potential Fed rate hike

with John B. Taylorvia Reuters
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Short-term interest rate traders are bracing for the possibility the Federal Reserve could begin raising interest rates later this year, even though many economists don't see the Fed moving any time soon...

In the News

Eavesdrop on Milton Friedman’s Heirs

with Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 14, 2009

One university after another is convening panels of experts to make sense out of the once-in-a-generation financial crisis...

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'There is a tremendous sense of a missed opportunity in the UK'

with Timothy Garton Ashvia NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands)
Thursday, May 14, 2009

In the run-up to the European elections, what issues are being debated in the United Kingdom?...

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Landlord of last resort ponders eventual open house

with John B. Taylorvia Reuters
Thursday, May 14, 2009

If Federal Reserve officials think U.S. homeowners are having a tough time selling into a depressed market, just wait until they try to offload the mother of all jumbo mortgages: a $366 billion portfolio of real estate bonds that continues to grow...

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Eat the Tigers!

with Terry Andersonvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

In India, China and Russia, there were once 100,000 wild tigers...

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Sorting Out the Economic Mess

with Thomas Sowellvia Fox News
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

And tonight in "Your America," it's been almost three months since President Obama signed his so-called stimulus plan and yet the new jobs and the economic turn-around that he promised have yet to come to fruition, and my next guest has written, perhaps, the most definitive book on how we've got into this mess in the first place, and it's called, "The Housing Boom and Bust."...