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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Impoverished FDA

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Thursday, March 27, 2008

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, the nation's most ubiquitous regulatory agency — which regulates products accounting for 25 cents of every consumer dollar — is crying poor....

Analysis and Commentary

God Bless America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Had Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., just said the following words last week in his speech on race in America, his problems with his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, would probably now be over....

Analysis and Commentary

A historic compromise with France is exactly what Britain needs

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, March 27, 2008

France and Britain can plausibly claim to have the longest-running national rivalry in the history of the world....

Analysis and Commentary

Anonymous judging in the EU

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

In 1895, Rudyard Kipling wrote: “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” ...

In the News
In the News

Home schooling in jeopardy

with Diane Ravitchvia Roanoke Times
Thursday, March 27, 2008

A February decision of a California appeals court rocked home schoolers in that state and put home schoolers throughout the nation on notice....

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Some Half-Minute—the Latest Modified Obama Hangout

by Victor Davis Hanson with Shelby Steelevia National Review Online
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Doesn't Obama get it? ...

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Calif. regulators may change direction on zero-emission vehicles

with George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Vehicles that run on batteries or hydrogen could take even longer to show up in America's showrooms under changes being considered by the state Air Resources Board....

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Uproar Greets McCain Plan on Housing

with David R. Hendersonvia New York Sun
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Senator McCain is calling for a meeting of the nation's top mortgage lenders as part of a solution to the rise in home foreclosures, saying the bankers should look to the example of General Motors, which offered 0% financing on new cars after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001....

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Always Looking Out for the Little Guy

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

You know how politicians are--always looking out for the little guy....

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GOP candidate McCain mines Golden State for campaign cash

with Michael J. Boskinvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

John McCain returns to the Bay Area today for the first time as the GOP's presumptive nominee to tap wealthy Republicans who mostly ignored his pleas for money before he orchestrated his campaign comeback.

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Race and Politics in America

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

The issue of race has come to the forefront during the 2008 race for the presidential nomination...

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One Problem With A "League of Democracies"

with Niall Fergusonvia UN Dispatch
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Mark is right to call attention to the "new international institutions" that John McCain alluded to in his speech today....

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Majoring in Renewable Energy

with James L. Sweeneyvia New York Times
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

AS business and industry are taking more interest in renewable energy, academia is not far behind....

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Remember the Last Time Globalization Collapsed?

with Niall Fergusonvia Forex Factory
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

"Remember Friday, March, 14 2008: it was the day the dream of global free-market capitalism died," says the Financial Times' Martin Wolf....

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Ten Things A Candidate Might Promise

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

What we want to hear....

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Race and Politics in America

with Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steele, Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

With U.S. senator Barack Obama’s run for the Democratic presidential nomination, the issue of race and politics in America has reemerged as a hot topic among politicians, pollsters, pundits, and the public....

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Bear Stearns Debacle

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Here is my piece on the Bear Stearns debacle that aired on NPR's All Things Considered....

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Can Democracy Be Imposed

with Larry Diamondvia townhall.com
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Dennis talks to Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and author of The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies throughout the World....