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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The new anti-Semitism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, September 29, 2006

Hating Jews, on racial as well as religious grounds, is as old as the Roman destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem...

Analysis and Commentary

Reading Last

by Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Friday, September 29, 2006

The brouhaha over the federal Reading First program illustrates everything that’s wrong with government today — not the alleged improprieties, but a twisted government culture that prioritizes “proper procedures” over actual results and that looks for scapegoats and fall-guys when the going gets tough...

In the News
In the News

Bush's Rendering, 'Islamic Fascists,' is Right on Target

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Signal (CA)
Friday, September 29, 2006

I am not a fan of President Bush...

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'Threat of the first order'

with George P. Shultzvia Daily Princetonian
Friday, September 29, 2006

With the world "on the cusp of a new era of nuclear danger," international governing bodies "in crisis" and the prospect of a worldwide disease epidemic posing "a national security threat of the first order," the United States must make dramatic policy changes to ensure Americans' safety, a report released Wednesday by the Wilson School's Princeton Project on National Security argues...

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Why Economists Track Firms' R&D

with Paul M. Romervia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 29, 2006

That research and development makes an important contribution to U.S. economic growth has long been obvious...

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Ludwig von Mises: Defender of Capitalism

with Milton Friedmanvia Free Market News Network
Friday, September 29, 2006

Today, September 29, 2006 is the one-hundred-and-twenty-fifth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises, economist and social philosopher, who passed away in 1973...

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Iranian Expert Urges Promotion of Democracy to Deter Iran From Becoming Nuclear

with Abbas Milanivia Voice of America
Thursday, September 28, 2006

President Bush and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recently addressed the 61st session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University, says he thinks President Bush’s more conciliatory remarks addressed directly to the Iranian public is part of a new “two-track policy” of talking tough with the regime while conveying to the Iranian people that Washington’s fight is not with them but with their government...

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Curve ball

with Milton Friedmanvia Economist
Thursday, September 28, 2006

If haircuts and dress styles can come back into fashion, then so can economic theories...

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Bush's foreign policy: catcalls from the boxseats

with George P. Shultz, Hoover Institutionvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, September 28, 2006

It may not present the kind of poltical headache that the partially revealed National Intelligence Estimate has, but a new report, put out by the The Princeton Project on National Security, criticizes the Bush administration's post-9/11 policies and offers a slew of recommendations to which the White House might not take altogether kindly...