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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The brotherhood is gathering outside the pharaoh's palace

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, March 8, 2007

In front of the towering golden sandstone entrance to the temple of Edfu stands an imposing granite statue of a falcon, some 12ft tall, representing Horus, a premier league Egyptian god...

Analysis and Commentary

Bipartisan Hypocrisy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Recently, several conservative politicians, moralists and evangelicals have been embroiled in scandal...

Analysis and Commentary

Bush’s Chavez Challenge

by William Ratliffvia National Interest
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Only the most ungrounded of observers would expect George W. Bush to obtain during his first serious presidential trip to Latin American—which begins tomorrow—the achievements his father made in the region 17 years ago...

In the News
In the News

Friedman's Road Maps

with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Monday, March 12, 2007

With the death of Milton Friedman in November we lost a great champion of free markets..

In the News

California Focus: Mostly foxes guarding the henhouse

with John F. Coganvia Orange County Register
Thursday, March 8, 2007

When the governor announced the appointees to the Public Employee Post-Employment Benefits Commission, he correctly outlined the seriousness of the problem they must address by saying that soaring state-worker pension obligations are putting other important programs in jeopardy, and solutions must be found that do not harm taxpayers or saddle future generations...

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Oh, what a lovely war - that hides its violent truth

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, 300 is a gorgeous, ultraviolent take on the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC...

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Hanson will lecture on warfare and movie ‘300’

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fresno State News
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Nationally acclaimed classicist Dr. Victor Davis Hanson, professor emeritus of classics at California State University, Fresno, will visit campus Tuesday, March 13, and talk about warfare and the new Warner Bros. movie “300,” based on the Battle of Thermopylae...

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Mar 19: Leading legal scholar Richard Epstein to present 2007 Pope Lecture - 'The Magic of Simple Rules' (Raleigh)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Carolina Newswire
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Leading legal scholar Richard Epstein will present the 2007 John W. Pope Lecture on March 19, 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina State University College of Management...

In the News

New Brooklyn School To Offer Middle East Studies

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

A new public secondary school that is to include Middle Eastern studies in its curriculum will focus on culture, not the region's political conflicts, Department of Education officials said yesterday...