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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Posiciones ante el posible calentamiento

by Tibor R. Machanvia La Prensa (Nicaragua)
Monday, December 10, 2007

Las más recientes propuestas de las Naciones Unidas sobre el calentamiento global realmente asustan...

Analysis and Commentary

Most libertarian of the candidates has pros and cons

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, December 7, 2007

Ron Paul, the Texas Republican House member, is undoubtedly the most committed libertarian among all the presidential hopefuls...

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World war four is off: time to bargain with Iran?

by Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Friday, December 7, 2007

For investors, world war one was a bolt from the blue – a crisis almost wholly unanticipated by stock markets until the first week of July 1914...

Analysis and Commentary

Detention Retention

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Friday, December 7, 2007

Seth Waxman, arguing on behalf of 37 detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, told the Supreme Court Wednesday that each of these men "maintains, as this Court explained [in an earlier case] that he is quote 'innocent of all wrongdoing...'"

In the News
In the News

Cold War Couple

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Monday, December 10, 2007

"They were ying and yang, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, identical but opposite..."

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Mboweni's on track with bubbles-at-bay strategy

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Report (South Africa)
Monday, December 10, 2007

Recent events had "catapulted the world into the longer term", George Magnus, senior economic adviser to UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, said on Friday...

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Dems race narrowing in early contests - top contenders woo state

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, December 10, 2007

For months, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has appeared to have an iron grip on California's primary election, with an army of top-name endorsers and a formidable ground organization that helped her amass a 2-1 lead in the polls over Illinois Sen. Barack Obama...

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All-boys school founder draws on own life

with Education Nextvia News-Journal (DE)
Monday, December 10, 2007

Jack Perry was a black boy raised with three sisters by a single mother in a Brooklyn housing project...

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Bernanke May Risk `Fool in Shower' Label for Economy (Update1)

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Monday, December 10, 2007

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke may have to risk becoming the proverbial ``fool in the shower'' to keep the U.S. economy out of recession...

In the News

Becoming Iris Chang

with Hoover Institutionvia National Post (Canada)
Monday, December 10, 2007

I still remember the first time I saw Iris Chang on the cover of Reader's Digest...

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Paulson: Better healthcare, part II

with Milton Friedmanvia Ventura County Star
Monday, December 10, 2007

Free-market solution would lower insurance costs...

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Reviving the Reagan Legacy

with Thomas Sowellvia Conservative Voice
Sunday, December 9, 2007

In 2004, the nationwide total for George W. Bush was 62 million votes -- the most votes won by any presidential candidate in American history, making him the first president in 16 years to win a majority of the popular vote...

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Hold fast to Union that makes Britain great

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph
Sunday, December 9, 2007

With what special genius, what incredible insights, were our forefathers imbued when they created the Union, and forged out of these rain-swept islands 22 miles off the European Continental littoral a single nation state that came so profoundly to change the world?

In the News

Woman to lead atom smasher unit

with Sidney D. Drellvia San Jose Mercury News
Saturday, December 8, 2007

Physicist Persis Drell has been appointed director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Program, the first woman ever to serve at the helm of the famed high-speed atom smasher...

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War Games

with Abbas Milanivia Guardian (UK)
Saturday, December 8, 2007

Since his surprise election in 2005, Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has widely been seen in the west as a dangerous demagogue with an alarming anti-Semitic streak, a man determined to take his country into a bruising showdown with the US...

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From Water to Airplanes

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, December 8, 2007

Californians are relieved that we’ve had 48 hrs of rain and snow...

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Editor’s Note: Progress and Return

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Review
Friday, December 7, 2007

This has been a shorter volume of The Stanford Review than usual, spanning a single quarter rather than half an academic year...

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Mortgage reprieve will leave investors on hook

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Minneapolis Star Tribune
Friday, December 7, 2007

A temporary freeze on interest rates on some subprime mortgages may please homeowners and lenders, but the investors who bought securities backed by those mortgages soon may be on the phone to their lawyers...

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Contortions over health care

with Milton Friedmanvia National Journal
Friday, December 7, 2007

The heated argument over health care between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama resembles a game of political Twister...

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John McCain

with Hoover Institutionvia Council on Foreign Relations
Friday, December 7, 2007

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a Navy veteran and the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, has been an independent policy voice for many of his twenty-five years in office...