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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Hillary Who?

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, July 30, 2007

A miniflap recently broke out over a Politico item about a July 9 memo to "Interested Parties" from Mark Penn, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist...

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Plight of the poor emerges as an issue

by Jeffrey M. Jonesvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, July 22, 2007

John Edwards' upcoming "Road to One America" tour, billed as a break from campaigning, is the former senator's most recent attempt to draw attention to the issue of poverty...

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Keeping up with the Gateses?

with Milton Friedmanvia American
Monday, July 23, 2007

An economist explains, briefly, why inequality matters more than we think it does...

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Duke Case: Duke Still Must Account

with Thomas Sowellvia WEBCommentary
Monday, July 23, 2007

[T]he Duke administration that manipulated and abandoned the members of the 2005-2006 Duke University Men's Lacrosse Team and the faculty members who vilified them are in business-as-usual mode...

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Linear thinking in a political spin

with Hoover Institutionvia Portsmouth Herald News (NH)
Sunday, July 22, 2007

I’m back from vacation and I need to clear the (hot) air (conditioning) comment in my last column before I headed off on that much-needed respite...

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In the Heart of Freedom, in Chains

with Thomas Sowellvia City Journal
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Two April days threw a clarifying light on the state of race in America...

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Who Wants to Be a Cultural Billionaire?

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Magazine
Sunday, July 22, 2007

If you had to pick between dining out in Stockholm or Port-au-Prince, where would you go?

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Do National Security and Environmental Energy Policies Conflict?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Individuals and groups support government regulation of energy use either because they are concerned about the negative effects of oil, gas, and other fossil fuels on the environment, or about the impact of demand for these fuels on national security...

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Congress Acts on Student Loan Debt

with Milton Friedmanvia Associated Press
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Congress is poised to make big changes to the government programs tapped by millions of students to pay for college...

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The Invisible Heart

by David R. Henderson with Russell Robertsvia LewRockwell
Saturday, July 21, 2007

Are you ready for a novel that appeals to your intellect and your heart at the same time?

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US National Guard: Still Unprepared for Large-Scale Disaster

with William J. Perryvia Voice of America
Friday, July 20, 2007

Almost two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Guard says it remains ill-prepared to respond to a sudden disaster...

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Giuliani Adds `Fiscal Conservative' Pitch to Campaign Message

with Martin Anderson, Michael J. Boskinvia Bloomberg
Friday, July 20, 2007

Rudy Giuliani shot to the front of the Republican presidential field by touting his anti-terrorism and leadership credentials...

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The first step back to consensus

with Hoover Institution, Tod Lindberg, Policy Reviewvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, July 20, 2007

The great Canadian rock band Arcade Fire says "the lion and the lamb ain't sleeping yet," but really how far off can that be when Ivo Daalder and Robert Kagan jointly put pen to paper?

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Student finance: here's one way to make life easier

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Friday, July 20, 2007

Like many students, I suffer from personal debt increasing at an alarming rate...

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The Shifting Rationales for Empire

with Niall Fergusonvia American Chronicle
Thursday, July 19, 2007

According to a CBS/New York Times poll from May, 72 percent of Americans disapprove of Bush’s handling of Iraq...

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Question & Answer: The Truth About America's Schools

by Diane Ravitchvia American
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Is K–12 education really lagging badly, or have we ‘raised our sights’?