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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Research Fellow Bill Whalen: GOP vs. the governor

by Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, August 5, 2007

Schwarzenegger has let down Republicans, so we're back to the familiar show of legislators feuding with a governor from their own party...

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History A-level may become a thing of the past

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph
Monday, August 6, 2007

History is in danger of disappearing as an A-level subject, according to the head of the body representing UK exam markers...

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Flagging spirit to abolish nukes

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Japan Times
Monday, August 6, 2007

The 62nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the first use of a nuclear weapon in history, comes amid circumstances not necessarily favorable for abolishing nuclear weapons...

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Toward Terror-Free University Investment

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Family Security Matters
Monday, August 6, 2007

We who appreciate the beneficence of free markets are wary of efforts to curtail independent investment activities, including divestment drives...

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Wait, haul down the white flags - the surge in Iraq is working

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Cincinnati Enquirer
Sunday, August 5, 2007

We're winning in Iraq...

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A partisan - partisan of freedom

with Milton Friedmanvia Georgetown News Graphic (KY)
Sunday, August 5, 2007

One fan e-mailed recently to accuse me of heresy for claiming not to care who wins November's gubernatorial election...

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Critical hunger for reform

with Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Washington Times
Sunday, August 5, 2007

Budget hawks are criticizing efforts to expand a welfare program that many people decline to use, even though the government has spent millions of dollars to tout its benefits...

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Social Causes of the Obesity "Epidemic"

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 5, 2007

Obesity is defined usually as a body-mass index of 30 or greater, where the body-mass index adjusts weight for height by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters...

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The Negative Income Tax

with Milton Friedmanvia Atlantic Monthly
Sunday, August 5, 2007

A reader....

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Surging Ahead

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Saturday, August 4, 2007

In at least one way, Americans today are all disciples of Woodrow Wilson...

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Age shall not weary them nor voters condemn

with George P. Shultzvia Sydney Morning Herald
Saturday, August 4, 2007

In June, Robert Byrd cast his 18,000th vote in the US Senate...

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Will We All Become “Drug Addicts”?

with Milton Friedmanvia World Health Care Blog
Friday, August 3, 2007

With the clear worldwide “obesity epidemic” a major concern for practically everybody, and a major contributor to increased diseases of many kinds and increased sickness care costs, it is understandable that it has also become a major market opportunity for many entrepreneurs...

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Hilary and Obama Go Nuclear

with William J. Perryvia Commentary
Friday, August 3, 2007

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, two doves posing as hawks, are fighting a phony war...

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Obama the Cowboy?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Slate
Friday, August 3, 2007

Bloggers are divided over Barack Obama's tough-guy stance on Pakistan, and they mourn lousy U.S. infrastructure...

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Remembering Milton Friedman and Corporate Tax Rates

with Milton Friedmanvia WBOY-TV (WV)
Friday, August 3, 2007

History has proven that Friedman was right -- not just once in a while -- but every time his approach was tried...

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Title Search

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, August 3, 2007

I learned a lot from all the comments and suggestions I've received about the title for my next book...