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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Looking-Glass War in Iraq

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, November 30, 2007

We can learn a lot about ourselves from the looking glass of Iraq...

Analysis and Commentary

A Little Less Conversation

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Sen. Ted Kennedy has drawn a line in the sand...

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What does a free society require of believers and non-believers alike?

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, November 29, 2007

A great debate of our time concerns how people with different religions, ethnicities and values can live together as full citizens of free societies...

In the News
In the News

Estonia’s Prime Minister Opens Enterprise Estonia Technology Embassy in Silicon Valley

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Friday, November 30, 2007

Andrus Ansip, The Prime Minister of Estonia will announce the opening of a new “tech embassy” in San Jose this Friday afternoon after meeting with Mayor Chuck Reed and speaking at the Hoover Institute...

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From Hoover Press: Discovering the Hidden Listener, by R. Eugene Parta

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Thursday, November 29, 2007

From the start of the cold war Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), the international news and broadcast organization funded by the U.S. Congress, communicated factual information to people living in East bloc nations...

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Richard Epstein: A Maverick's View of the Supreme Court

with Richard A. Epsteinvia University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Richard Epstein, who this fall is a distinguished visiting scholar at the Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy, has been treating that institution to a lecture series entitled "Law, Litigation, and State Power..."

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Beyond Persia's Peace Concert

with Abbas Milanivia Persian Mirror
Thursday, November 29, 2007

On December 7th, 2007, Beyond Persia—in collaboration with ANAR— is hosting a concert highlighting famous Iranian-American Musicians at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco...

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Sarbanes-Oxley for Churches?

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa is investigating six ministries about their financial practices...

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Can Iran’s Opposition Finally Bring Democracy?

with Abbas Milanivia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 29, 2007

A silent majority has grown against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran, but can it shake the lock that the president and the clerics have on the state’s machinery?

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New tax system worth considering

with Alvin Rabushka, Robert E. Hallvia Portales News-Tribune (NM)
Thursday, November 29, 2007

GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson has proposed an interesting tax reform...

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Times Offers Latest National Test Proposal for Congress to Ignore

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

During the 1990s, two presidents proposed national tests. Congress rejected both...

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China trumps U.S. in economic woes

with Milton Friedmanvia Pioneer Press (MN)
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

The country faces difficult questions: Can bubbles in stock and real estate prices be deflated without hurting employment and output?

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What's Driving the High Price of Oil?

with Victor Davis Hanson, Alvin Rabushkavia Hoover Institution
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

On Wednesday, November 21, 2007, a barrel of crude oil would set you back more than $99, a once-astonishing sum that has recently become almost routine...

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Economic Mobility is Real

with Thomas Sowellvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Wilson Mixon, from Division of Labour, sent me this graph -- which Wilson got from the Wall Street Journal -- summarizing IRS data on economic mobility that Thomas Sowell mentions here...