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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Dollar Diplomacy

by Niall Fergusonvia New Yorker
Monday, August 27, 2007

It was “the most generous act of any people, anytime, anywhere, to another people,” its chief administrator declared...

Analysis and Commentary

Tragedy & taxes

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Two recent tragedies -- in Minnesota and in Utah -- have held the nation's attention...

In the News
In the News

Californians are not paying attention to budget impasse or health care inaction

with Newt Gingrichvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, August 20, 2007

CALIFORNIA IS in the midst of what should be two gigantic news stories...

In the News

As Democracy Push Falters, Bush Feels Like a 'Dissident'

by Peter Baker with Michael McFaulvia Washington Post
Monday, August 20, 2007

By the time he arrived in Prague in June for a democracy conference, President Bush was frustrated...

In the News

Illegal Immigration, Crime And Campaign ‘08

with Newt Gingrichvia Human Events Online
Monday, August 20, 2007

The Republican frontrunner, Rudolph Guiliani, wasted no time getting on the airwaves about the murders of Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey on August 4 in Newark, New Jersey...

In the News

Newark Triple Murder Fuels Debate on Treatment of Illegal Immigrants

with Newt Gingrichvia New York Times
Sunday, August 19, 2007

The radio advertisement, released after the killings of three young people here, starts with a few notes of music and an anonymous voice-over before Rudolph W. Giuliani speaks...

In the News

Michael Deaver, 69, Dies; Shaped Reagan’s Image

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Michael K. Deaver, who arranged some of Ronald Reagan’s most memorable photographic backdrops for public consumption and privately gave the president blunt, sometimes contrarian advice, died yesterday at his home in Bethesda, Md...

In the News

Forum: Newt and the other guys

with Newt Gingrichvia Washington Times
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Whether Newt Gingrich will run for president, and whether he can win the Republican nomination, not to mention the general election against a Democratic rival, is a tenuous set of propositions...

In the News

Border debate grows angrier

by Newt Gingrich with Newt Gingrichvia News and Observer (NC)
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Seven weeks after the collapse of legislation in Congress, the outcry against illegal immigration is louder than ever...

In the News

Statement by Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Upon Hearing of the Passing Of Michael Deaver

by Newt Gingrichvia PR Newswire
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Michael Deaver was a remarkable man who was not only considered to be President Reagan's key adviser, but also a genuine loyal friend...

In the News

Former Sen. Sam Nunn weighs run for White House

with George P. Shultzvia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Sunday, August 19, 2007

Sam Nunn left the U.S. Senate more than 10 years ago. Since then, the Georgia Democrat, who made his name nationally as a defense-minded hawk, has watched what's happened to the country, and he's more than a bit ticked — at the "fiasco" in Iraq, a federal budget spinning out of control, the lack of an honest energy policy, and a presidential contest that, he says, seems designed to thwart serious discussion of the looming crises...

In the News

Aid that won't help Mexico

with Milton Friedmanvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, August 18, 2007

President Bush and Mexican President Felipe Calderon could reach an agreement as early as Monday that would put American taxpayers on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in counter-narcotics aid to Mexico...

In the News

Fed chief knows economic risks of credit crunch

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Saturday, August 18, 2007

Ben Bernanke is a self-described Great Depression buff, which is a good prerequisite for his current line of work as chairman of the Federal Reserve...

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The social responsibility of profits

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Friday, August 17, 2007

"The social responsibility of business," Milton Friedman famously said, "is to increase its profits." Some extol this view...

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'CaliforniaSpeaks' on healthcare system

with David Davenportvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The first live forum and discussion CaliforniaSpeaks, hosted by a new bipartisan group called Common Sense California, took place Saturday in Hollywood to discuss one of the most pressing topics facing Californians today: the healthcare system...