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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Gay-marriage advocates ignore history, reality

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, August 17, 2006

Now that a number of state courts have refused to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions, cries of "discrimination" are being heard…

Analysis and Commentary

Part 2 of 3: It Pays To Check The Facts Behind 'Studies Prove'

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, August 17, 2006

My late mentor, Nobel Prize-winning economist George Stigler, used to say that it could be very instructive to spend a few hours in a library checking up on studies that had been cited…

Analysis and Commentary

If the profile fits . . .

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Thursday, August 17, 2006

If the profile fits…

In the News
In the News

Economics 101: Demand is the demon behind high gas prices

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, August 17, 2006

The nation's journey to $3 per gallon gas has been more like a drag race than a meandering road trip…

In the News

Mahmoud's MySpace

via Slate
Thursday, August 17, 2006

Bloggers play around on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's new blog…

In the News

The Political Economy of Power

by Russell Roberts with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia EconTalk
Monday, August 14, 2006

Russ Roberts talks with Hoover Institution and NYU political scientist Bruce Bueno de Mesquita about his theory of political power--how dictators and democratically elected leaders respond to the political forces that keep them in office…

In the News

Administration - Legacy Politics

with George P. Shultz, Hoover Institutionvia National Journal
Saturday, August 12, 2006

Is a future George W. Bush Presidential Library and think tank poised to snag a Texas ZIP code, thousands of GOP donors, and an architect…

In the News

Federal Statistics Commissioner Questions NCES Involvement in Private vs. Public School Study

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Thursday, August 10, 2006

The commissioner of the statistical arm of the U.S. Department of Education says his office should not have initiated a recent, heavily publicized study comparing the academic performance of public and private school students because the report relied on a subjective analysis that could lead outsiders to question the research center’s impartiality…