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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The left's coming economic overreach

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, November 6, 2008

"The economy is sound."...

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Wall Street Lays Another Egg

by Niall Fergusonvia Vanity Fair
Monday, December 1, 2008

Not so long ago, the dollar stood for a sum of gold, and bankers knew the people they lent to...

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Change, but not for better

with Thomas Sowellvia Australian
Saturday, November 8, 2008

When Barack Obama began to campaign for the Democratic nomination, his main claim to fame was his extreme, left-liberal voting record in the US Senate...

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Calling the economic team

with William J. Perryvia Boston Globe
Friday, November 7, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama, signaling that the ailing economy will top his agenda, will convene an influential council of economic advisers today - his first public appearance since his historic election as the nation's first African-American commander in chief...

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U.S.-Korea relations in the Obama era

with William J. Perryvia Hankyoreh (South Korea)
Friday, November 7, 2008

Normalization of relations ‘could bring huge changes to the topography of foreign relations in Northeast Asia’...

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Change I Can Believe In

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Friday, November 7, 2008

I have dreams...

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A heartfelt toast to Obama

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Friday, November 7, 2008

Soon the fever boiling the bloodlust of the known world will break, and then what?...

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'Year Of The Guilty White Male'?

with Shelby Steelevia Bulletin (PA)
Friday, November 7, 2008

According to some, the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States was a manifestation of white guilt...

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Fixing Social Security—An Obama Priority

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, November 6, 2008

President-elect Obama has proposed to fix Social Security by transforming it from a partial contribution-linked, old-age benefit program into a more explicit tax-and-transfer regime...

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Recession arbiter is sifting GDP, jobs data

with Robert E. Hallvia MarketWatch
Thursday, November 6, 2008

All but the most wildly optimistic believe the U.S. is in recession, but it may take months before it's official as the nation's recession watch-dog tries to figure out when it started...

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Schwarzenegger's call for budget cuts, tax hikes draws catcalls from around the state

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, November 6, 2008

ust six weeks after being signed into law, California's $103 billion budget is in the red by more than $11 billion — prompting Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday to take the extraordinary step of calling legislators back to the Capitol to weigh a package of deep spending cuts and new taxes...

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Eagerly Waiting for Change -- Within Russia

with Michael McFaulvia Moscow Times
Thursday, November 6, 2008

The election of the 44th U.S. president elicited an unusually large amount of interest from the Russian people from the very beginning of the campaign two years ago...

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A Look at Obama's Likely Cabinet Picks

with George P. Shultz, Condoleezza Ricevia New American
Thursday, November 6, 2008

One of the first orders of business for a new president-elect is to consider which people to nominate for his cabinet...

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The Election as Seen from Moscow

with Michael McFaulvia Harvard Independent
Thursday, November 6, 2008

Though it received little mention during the primary process, Russia was one of the four countries that the Presidential candidates spoke of when they debated in October on foreign threats to the United States, with the other three countries being Iraq, Afghanistan, and Iran...

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Analysis: U.S. reviewing Afghanistan policy

with H. R. McMastervia CNN
Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Bush administration is making plans for the transition of management of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars to the next president...

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The Presidential Nomination Mess

by James W. Ceaservia Claremont Institute
Wednesday, November 5, 2008

It is a peculiarity of American government that after more than 200 years no fixed system exists for selecting the president of the United States...

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FACTS ON POLICY: California voting trends

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Did you know?... The percentage of people who choose to vote by mail (absentee ballots) in California has more than doubled in the past ten years....

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Free market: What role did government play in the credit crisis?

with Charles Calomirisvia CBC News (Canada)
Monday, November 3, 2008

To some observers, the recent credit crisis is all the proof one needs to declare the free market dead...