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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Crazy Lawyering, Crazy Journalism

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Monday, January 22, 2007

Would you try to review a 700-page book after reading a single paragraph?

Analysis and Commentary

Schooled for unemployment

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, January 22, 2007

Last week, Gordon Brown, the presumptive successor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, gave a speech in which he said globalization requires "a real, deliverable promise that we can give people the skills for the future by investing in education, science, technology and the creative industries..."

Analysis and Commentary

Pelosi's crew and Osama bin Laden share common goal

by Dinesh D’Souzavia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, January 21, 2007

The Pelosi Democrats sometimes appear to be just as eager as Osama bin Laden for President Bush to lose his war on terror...

In the News
In the News

Unhappy Days

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 22, 2007

When politicians break their pledges not to raise taxes, they come up with the darnedest evasions...

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Schwarzenegger’s Health-Care Shakedown

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Monday, January 22, 2007

Last week, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed to guarantee health insurance to all Californians — including many illegal immigrants...

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Third World leaders faulted for keeping families in United States

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Daily Times (Pakistan)
Monday, January 22, 2007

A university professor, known to be President George Bush’s favourite historian, has attacked countries that are hostile to America or its policies and yet see no contradiction in the family members of their leaders living in the United States...

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Historians see various dark outcomes for Iraq

with Niall Fergusonvia Associated Press
Monday, January 22, 2007

To historians and others pondering Iraq, forecasting a final outcome for that sad land is like finding your way through one of its ``shamal'' sandstorms...

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Milton Friedman @ Rest

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 22, 2007

In July last year, the late Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate in economics in 1976, granted an interview to The Wall Street Journal...

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The Carbon Market Redux

with Milton Friedmanvia Conservative Voice
Monday, January 22, 2007

If you love the US Postal Service, you will probably love a government mandated "carbon market..."

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From Elizabeth I To Churchill: A Literary Survey

with Diane Ravitchvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 22, 2007

Anthologies of works written in English have been available since at least 1861, when Francis Turner Palgrave published "The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language..."

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What is vs. what I wish it were

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, January 22, 2007

Andy Grove (who has helped transform the world and who I respect greatly) makes the following observation in a piece on energy policy in today's Wall Street Journal editorial page...

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Establishing Bipartisanship Is a Big Challenge

with David Bradyvia NPR
Monday, January 22, 2007

In the world of Washington, nothing concentrates the mind like an election that changes the control of Congress...

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On the Record: Tom Campbell

with Milton Friedmanvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, January 21, 2007

Tom Campbell, the 13th dean of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, has had his share of political challenges...

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There ought not to be a law on spanking

with Joseph D. McNamaravia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, January 21, 2007

Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View, has announced that she will introduce a bill this week to make it a crime to spank children who are 3 years old or younger, punishable by up to a year in jail or a $1,000 fine...

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Yale University Press mines data from Soviet archives

with Hoover Institutionvia Associated Press
Sunday, January 21, 2007

Documenting the crimes of the Soviet Union has been a project that Jonathan Brent has been preparing for all his life...

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Broken Promise

with Shelby Steelevia Weekly Standard
Saturday, January 20, 2007

Last May, Shelby Steele was presented the Bradley Prize for his outstanding achievements as a scholar and writer, and he greatly deserved it...

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Udder Madness

with Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, January 20, 2007

Starbucks advertises itself as a coffee company with a social conscience...