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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Lessons from Normandy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, June 7, 2007

War is by nature horrific, fraught with foolish error — and only won by the side that commits the least number of mistakes...

Analysis and Commentary

Invasive and Ineffective

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Proponents of the latest Senate effort to change the nation's immigration laws emphasize border security...

Analysis and Commentary

There's one thing the US presidential contenders all have in common: God

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, June 7, 2007

With 17 months to go, the 2008 race is already well under way, and the first signs are of a resentful, defensive America...

Analysis and Commentary

What's missing in the GOP field? the right message

by Peter Schweizervia USA Today
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Conservatives are feeling glum about the crop of Republican presidential contenders...

In the News
In the News

Hoover regarded fondly in Belgium

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, June 7, 2007

With his presidency tarred by the Great Depression, Herbert Hoover ‘1895 is a scapegoat in the United States...

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Bottle tops

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 7, 2007

I went to the Nationals baseball game last night and was surprised to discover that when you buy a bottle of Pepsi, the concession stand person removes the top before letting you walk away...

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Cause of high costs argued

with Daniel P. Kesslervia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Californians without medical insurance are a much smaller factor in increasing health care premiums in the state than low funding from government programs such as Medicare and Medi-Cal, according to a study released Wednesday...

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Leaders spar in war of words over missile defense system at summit

with Michael McFaulvia ABC News
Thursday, June 7, 2007

At the G-8 summit today, all eyes will be on President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose relationship is at an all-time low point...

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Uni voucher system graduates to a serious idea

with Milton Friedmanvia Sydney Morning Herald
Thursday, June 7, 2007

The Group of Eight universities has launched a far-reaching higher education policy statement and, again, educational vouchers have been thrust into the spotlight...

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The Information Stream

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 7, 2007

I'm reading Everything is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger, scheduled for an upcoming podcast...

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Perry: U.S. Eyed Iran Attack After Bombing

with William J. Perryvia United Press International
Wednesday, June 6, 2007

A former U.S. defense secretary says he now believes al-Qaida rather than Iran was behind a 1996 truck bombing at an American military base...

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Japan honors Norman Mineta, Daniel Okimoto

with William J. Perryvia San Jose Business Journal
Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Norman Mineta and a Stanford University professor will receive The Order of the Rising Sun from the Japanese government to honor their contributions to American-Japanese relations...

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Federal Preemption: Principles and Politics

by Richard A. Epsteinvia American Enterprise Institute
Monday, June 4, 2007

Once-esoteric questions over the federal preemption of state law are now the subject of a prominent, politically charged debate...

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Overshadowing the 'hidden tax'

with John F. Cogan, Hoover Institutionvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, June 1, 2007

In his "Is hidden tax merely a myth?" column on May 29, Dan Walters convincingly represents the Hoover Institution's conclusion that the so-called "hidden tax" on health care of $1,186 per insured family, upon which Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger relies as the basis for his expensive health care reforms, is grossly over-inflated...