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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Primary Views - George P. Shultz

by George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, February 3, 2008

The next president of the United States must be prepared from day one of assuming the office to address the many complex national security issues that confront the United States and our allies...

Analysis and Commentary

'08 marks first open election in 80 Years

by David Davenport with Herbert Hoovervia San Diego Union-Tribune
Sunday, February 3, 2008

Secretary of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover was the GOP's choice for the presidential campaign in 1928...

Analysis and Commentary

Primary Views - Michael Boskin

by Michael J. Boskinvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, February 3, 2008

A successful society needs a government that performs essential functions well, not a bloated bureaucracy trying to be all things to all people...

Analysis and Commentary

Race card pulled out when there's no political ideals

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, February 1, 2008

Elections do not interest me a great deal...

In the News
In the News

Immigration Reversals

with Victor Davis Hanson, Milton Friedmanvia American Spectator
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

I'm embarrassed it took me so long to grasp the phoniness of the charge that it's "anti-immigration" to oppose current U.S. immigration policy and the even worse "comprehensive reform" bill, which thankfully failed...

In the News

California now the `big prize'

with Bill Whalenvia Toronto Star
Monday, February 4, 2008

Taoei Lin calls himself "a minority in a minority..."

In the News

Candidates sweep across California

with George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskinvia Stanford Daily
Monday, February 4, 2008

With polls showing the tightening race for the Democratic nomination in a dead heat, candidates and their supporters aggressively campaigned across the state over the weekend...

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Austin College presents politics seminar

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Dallas Morning News
Monday, February 4, 2008

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Morris Fiorina will present a lecture, "The Great Disconnect in American Politics," at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 14, in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall at Austin College, 900 N. Grand Ave. in Sherman...

In the News

Mankiw Mathematics

with Robert J. Barrovia Conde Nast Portfolio
Monday, February 4, 2008

Greg Mankiw isn't interested in running the NBER; David Warsh explains why...

In the News

Thomas Weisel Partners Hosts Annual Technology, Telecom & Internet Conference

with Michael J. Boskinvia MarketWire
Monday, February 4, 2008

Thomas Weisel Partners (NASDAQ: TWPG) (TSX: TWP), an investment bank focused on the growth sectors of the economy, will host its Annual Technology, Telecom & Internet Conference, February 4 - 7, 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco...

In the News

A changing title on the ‘change candidate’

with Shelby Steelevia Examiner
Monday, February 4, 2008

Conservative author and Hoover Institution Fellow Shelby Steele is out with a new book — “A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can’t Win” — but, as Barack Obama’s popularity has risen, Steele has started to slightly regret his choice in subtitles...

In the News

Kids Can't Focus These Days. Then Again, Neither Can I

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Post
Sunday, February 3, 2008

As a school librarian, I wind up reading all sorts of damning reports on students' lack of reading skills...

In the News

Free Trade Makes America Creative, Competitive

with Milton Friedmanvia Tampa Tribune
Sunday, February 3, 2008

America has a duty to further the cause of freedom, the president asserted during a major speech in the waning months of his second term...

In the News

Thomas Sowell Delivers Inconvenient Truths

with Thomas Sowellvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, February 3, 2008

Want to be a real hit at a cocktail party?

In the News

Therapeutics 101—the Race, Class, and Gender Campaign Trail

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, February 3, 2008

Bill can’t stop campaigning if he wanted to...

In the News

Who is that masked man?

with Shelby Steelevia Power Line
Saturday, February 2, 2008

Shelby Steele is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution...

In the News

Matus: Man of Steele?

with Shelby Steelevia Weekly Standard
Friday, February 1, 2008

At a lunch yesterday sponsored by the Hoover Institution, bestselling author and Emmy winner Shelby Steele talked about his latest book, A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win...

In the News

Export Security, Not Democracy

with Larry Diamondvia National Journal
Friday, February 1, 2008

Freedom is on the march...

In the News

Letter: Kremlin More Subtly Jams Freedom's Beams

with Michael McFaulvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, February 1, 2008

Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss paint a demoralizing picture of Vladimir Putin's relentless attack on democracy and the toll it has taken on Russian society ("Notable & Quotable," Jan. 18)...

In the News

Rauch Cites Academics on Foreign Policy

with Larry Diamondvia Chronicle of Higher Education
Friday, February 1, 2008

In his February 2 National Journal column, Jonathan Rauch cites new and recent books by two academics that have influenced his thinking on American foreign policy...

In the News

Group seeks more attention on global issues

with William J. Perryvia Detroit Free Press
Friday, February 1, 2008

Presidential candidates from both major parties should tell voters what they plan to do about nuclear terrorism, global climate change and other threats that have received too little attention in the campaign so far, a bipartisan group of foreign-policy heavyweights said Thursday...

In the News

Arsenals Of Folly

with George P. Shultzvia Sydney Morning Herald
Friday, February 1, 2008

The Icelandic capital Reykjavik in October 1986, the leaders of the two biggest military powers in history came within a single word of an agreement to abolish their entire nuclear arsenals...

In the News

San Jose, Calif.: Tech Workers Are Nervous

with John Shovenvia US News and World Report
Thursday, January 31, 2008

No one is going to mistake Silicon Valley, America's high-tech heart, for depressed rust belt regions in Michigan and Ohio...

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Li-ka Shing Foundation Workshop on Republican Chinese History

with Hoover Institutionvia University of California Berkeley
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Stanford’s Hoover Institution has a significant collection of Republican Chinese archival materials...