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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

U.S. shouldn't talk to weak Iranian leader

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 28, 2006

The Iraq Study Group, prominent U.S. senators and realist diplomats all want America to hold formal talks with the government of Iran...

Analysis and Commentary

Reality strikes back, but let's not have too much realism

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 28, 2006

In world politics, 2007 may be the year of realism...

Analysis and Commentary

Model Ford

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Former President Gerald Ford died on December 26 at age 93...

In the News
In the News

Let the Money Follow the Student

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Cato Institute
Thursday, December 28, 2006

Mayor-elect Adrian M. Fenty has pledged to make education reform his administration's top priority...

In the News

State Chairman of CORE-CA Says: "Being Green Is Doing Good? Not Always For Our Community"

with Bill Whalen, Henry I. Millervia BlackPR.com
Thursday, December 28, 2006

Like any election season, there was no shortage of public opinion polls related to the 2006 general election that swept Democrats back into power in both houses of Congress and a majority of the nation's governors...

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What's wrong with our business leaders?

with Milton Friedmanvia Nashua Telegraph
Thursday, December 28, 2006

As 2006 nears its tumultuous end, it’s time to ask the perennial question plaguing corporate America: What’s the matter with our business leaders?

In the News

Milton Friedman: Objective scientist first, free-market promoter second

with Milton Friedmanvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, December 28, 2006

Above all, economist Milton Friedman was an independent, objective thinker who systematically applied the scientific method to economic problems and eventually to the entire spectrum of the social sciences...

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John Kenneth Galbraith understood capitalism as lived - not as theorized

with Milton Friedmanvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, December 28, 2006

Economists John Kenneth Galbraith and Milton Friedman believed that ideas mattered...

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My own Iraq study group

with Victor Davis Hanson, Niall Fergusonvia Northwest Explorer
Wednesday, December 27, 2006

The principle destroyer of meaningful decision-making is the false belief that everything is best handled by consensus and compromise...

In the News

Study War for Peace

with Larry Diamondvia Anti-war.com
Wednesday, December 27, 2006

The war will still be around – and quite possibly expanding – next week...

In the News

Fatalities from Drunken Driving-

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, December 24, 2006

One of the most disturbing aspects of the holiday season is the sharp rise in automobile fatalities, in part due to drunk driving from overdrinking at parties and other celebrations...