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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

More Bark Than Bite?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Will the Democrats' new control of the House and Senate shake things up that much abroad?

Analysis and Commentary

Here are two signs of hope for the world's secret superpower

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, November 16, 2006

You may not realise it, but you are at this moment looking at a weapon more powerful than most in the possession of the US army...

Analysis and Commentary

The United States vs. E. Coli, et al.

by Henry I. Millervia LegalNews.tv
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Since the first reports of an outbreak of E. coli-related illnesses traced to fresh, bagged spinach, this deadly strain of bacteria has led to three deaths and approximately 200 illnesses nationwide...

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Beslan

by David Sattervia Weekly Standard
Monday, November 13, 2006

Om September 1, 2004, the children of School Number One in Beslan, a town of 30,000 in the Russian republic of North Ossetia, gathered to go in for the first day of school...

In the News
In the News

Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist, Dies

via Bloomberg
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, the Nobel laureate economist who shaped the philosophies of Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and successive Federal Reserve chairmen, has died, his daughter Janet said...

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Schoolkids Get Sci-Fried

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Post
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Biology and chemistry are second-class subjects in New York City, where fourth- and eighth-grade students struggled with a new federal test to assess their science skills, officials revealed yesterday...

In the News

Influential Economist Friedman Has Died in California, at Age 94

via Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman, one of the most influential economists of the last century and a free-market champion, died today...

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Milton Friedman, free market economist, dies at age 94

via Associated Press
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who advocated an unfettered free market and had the ear of three U.S. presidents, died Thursday at age 94...

In the News

Gains from Trade

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, November 16, 2006

This essay over at the Library of Economics and Liberty is part one of a two part series I'm writing on comparative advantage...

In the News

Milton Friedman, a Leading Economist, Dies at 94

via New York Times
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, the grandmaster of conservative economic theory in the postwar era and a prime force in the movement of nations toward lesser government and greater reliance on free markets and individual responsibility, died today...

In the News

Free market economist Milton Friedman dead at 94

via Reuters
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, one of the most influential economists of the past century and winner of a 1976 Nobel Prize, died on Thursday morning of heart failure at a San Francisco area hospital, a spokeswoman for his family said...

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Milton Friedman, noted economist, Nobel laureate, and Hoover senior research fellow, dies at 94

via What's New at Hoover
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science and a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution since 1977, died this morning...

In the News

Milton Friedman, economist, dies aged 94

via Financial Times
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, who has died aged 94, was the last of the great economists to combine possession of a household name with the highest professional credentials...

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Top U.S. General Defends War Policy

with Larry Diamondvia ABC News
Wednesday, November 15, 2006

The top U.S. commander in Iraq testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee today...

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Governor Schwarzenegger Concludes Visit to TechNet Summit with Roundtable Discussion at Hoover Institution

with Hoover Institution, George P. Shultz, Milton Friedman, John Shoven, Gary S. Becker, John F. Cogan, Michael J. Boskin, Martin Anderson, Annelise Anderson, James L. Sweeney, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Wednesday, November 15, 2006

California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger attended a roundtable meeting at the Hoover Institution following his presentation to the 2006 TechNet Innovation Summit at Stanford University today...

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Conference on Preble’s mouse in Colorado Springs

with Terry Andersonvia Rocky Mountain News
Wednesday, November 15, 2006

A free public conference featuring some of the key players in the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse controversy will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Upper Lodge on the University of Colorado campus in Colorado Springs...