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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Do We Need a Second Stimulus?

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 9, 2009

In "Brewster's Millions," a comedy starring Richard Pryor, a man is told he can keep $300 million if he manages to spend $30 million in one month...

Analysis and Commentary

Jackson captivated with spectacle, not music

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 9, 2009

When Michael Jackson tragically died two weeks ago, millions were shocked...

Analysis and Commentary

Markets Can Determine Drug Efficacy

by David R. Hendersonvia Forbes
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

When Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., wants to get new drugs into the hands of patients quickly and cheaply, he knows just what to do--waive some or all of the Food and Drug Administration's clinical trial requirements...

Analysis and Commentary

Only a new duet of parliament and people can bring the change we need

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Unless I've missed something, Britain has not just emerged from a war, revolution or declaration of independence...

Analysis and Commentary

The nonsense of a 'new world order'

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The July 6 edition of Business Week reports that Roger Altman, Deputy Treasury Secretary under President Bill Clinton, now CEO of an investment banking boutique (Evercore Partners), has — like President Sarkozy of France — concluded that it’s the end for capitalism...

In the News
In the News

The case against The Crash conspiracy theory

with Policy Reviewvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, July 9, 2009

In a column earlier this week, New York Times op-ed writer Frank Rich perfectly articulates the dominant mythology of the 2008 market meltdown...

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Housing with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Thomas Sowell details the pitfalls of New Deal thinking...

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Will Barney Frank's call for lower lending standards result in another housing crisis?

with Thomas Sowellvia Examiner (DC)
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Here we go again...

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Cyber enemies difficult to pin down

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Kansas City Star
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

In cyber warfare, it’s possible to lose the first battle before you know the fight is on...

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Tactical Nuclear Weapons, the Menace No One Is Talking About

with William J. Perryvia Politics Daily (DC)
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

All hail the U.S. and Russian negotiators who begin work this week on a new strategic nuclear weapons reduction treaty, a worthy goal...

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Chief Accountability Officer for City Schools Resigns

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The official behind much of the city’s increased focus on student testing, its relentless tracking of scores, as well as its A-through-F grading system for public schools, said Wednesday that he was resigning from the Department of Education...

In the News

Assessing 'Success' in School Finance Litigations

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The New Jersey Supreme Court issued a milestone ruling at the end of May in the Abbott v. Burke education finance case, culminating 35 years of litigation by approving the constitutionality of the state’s new education funding formula...

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'Bankslaughter': Should Execs Be Held Liable For Killing Banks?

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

If you're driving and happen to kill a pedestrian, you may, of course, be slapped with manslaughter charges...

In the News

Sowell's Uncommon Conviction

with Thomas Sowellvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

In 1930, Thomas Sowell was born to a poor family in North Carolina...

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Georgia sovereignty, integrity ‘must be respected’: Obama

with Michael McFaulvia Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity “must be respected,” US President Barack Obama stated Monday during a joint Kremlin press conference with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev...

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None Dare Call It Marxism

with Thomas Sowellvia townhall.com
Friday, July 3, 2009

All right already...

In the News

The Books Interview: Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia New Statesman (UK)
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Niall Ferguson, contributing editor of the Financial Times and author of The Ascent of Money gives his views on the current financial crisis...

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Sterling 'will strengthen to €1.19 in a year'

with Niall Fergusonvia This is Money (UK)
Thursday, July 2, 2009

The pound is set to strengthen versus the euro this year to a level around €1.19, as the economy pulls out of recession, according to currency market analysts...

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Should America Ban the Burqa?

with Daniel Pipesvia Pajamas Media
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Earlier today, Muslims demonstrated in Antwerp to oppose the banning of headscarves in two schools–and the new Swedish head of the European Union, Justice Minister Beatrice Ask, stated that the “27 member European Union must not dictate an Islamic dress code…(that) the European Union is a union of freedom.”...

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John Taylor: Set Regulations "Other Countries Can't Thwart"

with John B. Taylorvia Newsweek
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

It's still up in the air whether the worst of the financial crisis has passed...