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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A plan for the Pennsylvania primary

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, March 10, 2008

And so it would seem that, for the six weeks from mid-March to late April, the Democratic presidential contest stands a good chance of devolving into a daily insult-fest over Hillary Clinton's tax returns and Barack Obama's real estate savvy - neither of which matters a lick to voters whipsawed by crumbling mortgages and the dread of the April 15 tax deadline...

Analysis and Commentary

Going off on 'off-label' drugs

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Monday, March 10, 2008

It has become fashionable to bash prescription medicines and the industry that makes them...

Analysis and Commentary

Socialism hiding behind new idea of responsibility

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, March 7, 2008

Over the last several decades the field of business ethics has become very popular in colleges and universities, including business schools around the world...

In the News
In the News

The Decline and Fall of Europe: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Monday, March 10, 2008

Professor Bruce Thornton of Cal State Fresno describes a European civilization that after twenty-five centuries is drawing to an end...

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The Invisible Obama

with Shelby Steelevia Canada Free Press
Monday, March 10, 2008

I sat down for dinner in front of the television and turned on C-SPAN...

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Going for Seconds

with Annelise Anderson, Martin Andersonvia Scripps Howard News Service
Monday, March 10, 2008

Now that he has embarrassed the “experts” and naysayers by clinching the Republican nomination and securing President Bush’s endorsement, Sen. John McCain can focus on picking his running mate...

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William F. Buckley and Economics

by Gary S. Becker with Milton Friedmanvia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, March 9, 2008

I agree with Posner that Buckley was not a major originator of ideas...

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Disparities of race complicate escape from the politics of race

with Shelby Steelevia Courier-Journal (KY)
Sunday, March 9, 2008

There are lots of ways to explain Barack Obama's success in this year's presidential primaries...

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Vice President Addresses the 18th World Congress of International Physcians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Press Information Bureau (India)
Sunday, March 9, 2008

Following is the text of the Vice President of India, Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari at the 18th World Congress of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) here today...

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Nobel laureate at UP lecture

with Douglass C. Northvia Philippine Daily Inquirer
Sunday, March 9, 2008

Another Nobel Laureate, Dr. Douglass C. North, will deliver the sixth UP Centennial Lecture on March 15 at the University of the Philippines’ School of Economics (UPSE) at 2 p.m...

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The Master

with George P. Shultzvia Washington Post
Sunday, March 9, 2008

All Republicans are virtually required to genuflect at the shrine of Ronald Reagan...

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Introducing the Opec-Avenger

with Milton Friedmanvia Oregonian
Sunday, March 9, 2008

What if a car could run on gasoline or alcohol or any combination thereof...

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Try as you like, Alistair Darling, you won't restore the market's mojo

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Sunday, March 9, 2008

As political theatre, it is one of the highlights of the year...

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The Election Goes On and On and On

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, March 9, 2008

Like most outside observers who would not vote for either Obama or Clinton, I have mixed emotions about their current contested race...

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The Clinton gap is generational -- not gender-based

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Post
Sunday, March 9, 2008

Change agents running for president probably would do well to leave the ghosts of crises past stashed in the attic...

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Agreement tough on education funding needs

with Eric Hanushekvia Bemidji Pioneer (MN)
Sunday, March 9, 2008

Minnesotans long have made education a top priority, so much so that taxpayers have been willing to dedicate close to half of the state’s $34 billion, two-year budget to schools...

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New leaders and policies are a cause for hope

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Saturday, March 8, 2008

We are in a period of dramatic political transition...

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In today's pages: Dungeons, Latinos and Hillary

with William Ratliffvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, March 7, 2008

Joel Stein fondly remembers his days as a "Dungeons and Dragons" devotee, and cartoonist Ted Rall wonders what would happen if Barack Obama had to answer that 3 a.m. phone call in the White House...

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DEM FIELD III: Schadenfreude On The Right

with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Journal
Friday, March 7, 2008

Conservative bloggers are convinced that McCain will benefit from the increasingly nasty HRC-Obama battle...