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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Mexifornia, Five Years Later

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Monday, April 30, 2007

The flood of illegal immigrants into California has made things worse than I foresaw...

Analysis and Commentary

What war?

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, April 30, 2007

At home, the economy soars and Americans let the good times roll...

Analysis and Commentary

Agbiotech's Public Policy Follies

by Henry I. Millervia LegalNews.tv
Sunday, April 29, 2007

In 1897 the Indiana House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 246, a measure that redefined the calculation of the value of π, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter...

Analysis and Commentary

“...Find Caches of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Absolutely."

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Like most Americans, I am confused about the recent public announcements of George Tenet — not the usual Beltway “he said/she said” sort of accusations and meae culpae that we are accustomed from former officials plugging “inside story” memoirs, but how exactly we are now to digest past statements in light of present behavior...

In the News
In the News

Toledo: a man and his vision

with Alejandro Toledo, Larry Diamond, Michael McFaulvia Stanford Daily
Monday, April 30, 2007

Former Peruvian president reflects on his past and looks toward the future in exclusive interview...

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The Right Man for the World Bank

with George P. Shultzvia Washington Post
Monday, April 30, 2007

"Daddy King" -- the Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. -- was always reminding us that "hate is too great a burden to bear..."

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Putin remains combative and defiant of international pressure

with Michael McFaulvia Associated Press
Sunday, April 29, 2007

As President Vladimir Putin enters the last year of his presidency, he has become more defiant of international pressure and more willing to challenge both Europe and the United States...

In the News

This week

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Indianapolis Star
Sunday, April 29, 2007

Speaker: Richard Epstein, University of Chicago professor, "The Pharmaceutical Industry: Problems and Prospects..."

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Preferential policies fading state by state

with Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steelevia Kansas City Star
Sunday, April 29, 2007

Eleven years ago, California voters approved a ballot issue banning racial preference by state government...

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Protests and the Iraq War

by Gary S. Becker with Milton Friedmanvia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 29, 2007

To me, the absence of a military draft is the most important factor behind the minimal number of violent protests against the increasingly unpopular war in Iraq...

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Stanford professor will be awarded Japanese honor

with William J. Perryvia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, April 29, 2007

Perhaps it was fated that Daniel Okimoto would win the Order of the Rising Sun award, honoring his efforts to promote American-Japanese relations...

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Explaining markets to the masses

with Milton Friedmanvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Bob Chitester, the public TV producer famous for bringing his friend Milton Friedman's pro-capitalist series "Free to Choose" to PBS in 1980, is living proof that you don't have to be liberal or based on a seacoast to produce quality programs for PBS...

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Here’s how to get out of Iraq

with Larry Diamondvia Tracy Press
Saturday, April 28, 2007

They say that the toughest part of grabbing a tiger by the tail is figuring out how to let it go...

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes awarded

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, April 28, 2007

A haunting novel about the Israeli victim of a suicide bombing, a provocative biography of Walt Disney and a probing analysis of the 9/11 attacks were among the winners of the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, announced Friday evening at UCLA...

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Preemption puts us on road to escalation

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Topeka Capital-Journal
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Most of the 96 percent of the world's people who aren't Americans consider our nation the world's greatest threat to peace and the most likely candidate to incinerate this planet, our only home...

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Policies cripple market

with Milton Friedmanvia Rocky Mountain News
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Measured by access, survival rates and mortality rates, the United States has the best health care in the world...

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Want kids with great grades? Then grade their teachers

with Eric Hanushekvia Seattle Times
Friday, April 27, 2007

I believe in public education...

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Filthy coal

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, April 27, 2007

I love it when the bootlegger and the Baptist are the same guy...

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Review: A Conflict of Visions, by Thomas Sowell

with Thomas Sowellvia Rants and Raves
Friday, April 27, 2007

Dr. Thomas Sowell is one of those authors whose laundry lists I'd read...

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Conservative Society Kicks Off With Gusto

with George P. Shultzvia Stanford Review
Friday, April 27, 2007

One of my own officers told me I should not expect more than forty people to show up...

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Hedge funds: Good for America?

with Milton Friedmanvia Salon
Friday, April 27, 2007

From Thursday night's Democratic candidate's debate: "Do hedge funds make America any better?"

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Ebrahim Golestan in Conversation with Abbas Milani

with Abbas Milanivia Events at Stanford
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

The Hamid & Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies proudly presents Ebrahim Golestan, Iran's preeminent living writer and the pioneer of modern Iranian cinema...