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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

This risks strangling freedom without any security gain

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Today was a bad one for both liberty and ­democracy in Britain...

Analysis and Commentary

Start drilling!

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 12, 2008

The other day in southwestern Fresno County, a poor part of Central California, I talked with a number of folks at a rural gas station...

Analysis and Commentary

Opposing view: Prepare to attack

by Daniel Pipesvia USA Today
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

In a declassified National Intelligence Estimate, Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities, the U.S. intelligence agencies announced last December, "We judge with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted its nuclear weapons program."...

Analysis and Commentary

IT'S FRANKENFOOD V. THE KILLER TOMATOES

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

IT'S the organic-food industry's worst nightmare: The surest answers to "killer tomatoes" are "Frankenfood" and irradiation, both anathema to the "natural" crowd...

In the News
In the News

President for a day

with George P. Shultzvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Friday, June 13, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is never likely to be president because of the U.S. Constitution, but Thursday he played the role of chief executive with enthusiasm and energy, while he hosted a meeting with Chile's President Michelle Bachelet...

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Better

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Anytime you hear people talking about how dangerous and polluted and horrible life is in the United States, remind them of this:...

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Arms talks relaunch

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Australian
Thursday, June 12, 2008

IT may take a while for Kevin Rudd's plan to save the world, aka eliminating all nuclear weapons, to be fulfilled...

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Phillips vs. Friedman: the Back Story

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Most students of macroeconomics know the Phillips Curve — the inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation — but few know much about Alban William Phillips, the New Zealander who first identified the relationship...

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United States can learn from high school students in India, China, Compton says

with Eric Hanushekvia Stanford News Service
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Most Americans have heard that the United States lags China and India in math and science education, but they often dismiss that reality, assuming that the leaders emphasize rote learning at the expense of teaching well-rounded original thinking...

In the News

Defining Insanity Down

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

There were about 110,000 American soldiers involved in storming Iwo Jima...

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Fifty Years of the Phillips Curve

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Fifty years ago New Zealand-born economist Alban William Phillips wrote an article noting that when unemployment was low wage growth was high and vice versa...

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The Fiscal Picture, Today and Beyond

with Alvin Rabushka, Robert E. Hallvia American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Today, I would like to discuss three long-term realities implied by current U.S. budget trends and then examine the policy choices facing Congress and the president in 2009 and 2010...

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Obama and the giant blogosphere conspiracy

with Daniel Pipesvia Spectator (UK)
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Today’s Guardian reports that Barack Obama is setting up an entire unit to combat ‘virulent rumours’ about him on the internet...

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Look for the Union Label

with Daniel P. Kesslervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

What do the farm bill, the cap-and-trade global warming bill, the clean water bill, the housing bailout bill, and the school construction bill all have in common?...

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Advice to Obama: Take a break

with George P. Shultzvia CNN
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The fight between Barack Obama and John McCain over the economy is warming up so fast that it almost matches the blistering heat up and down the East Coast...