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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

So Much for the Good Neighbor Policy

by Bill Whalenvia American Spectator
Thursday, November 2, 2006

According to New York City's Department of Finance, 159 of the Union Nations' 199 member-states owe their American host city some $18 million in unpaid parking fines....

Analysis and Commentary

A celebration of liberty

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Thursday, November 2, 2006

The weatherman delivered a near-perfect afternoon last Friday to celebrate a notable occasion in the life of The Orange County Register, its Irvine-based parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., and, we like to think, of Orange County and the larger world of freedom-lovers....

Analysis and Commentary

Stop calling it the 'war on terror'

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, November 2, 2006

Whether or not a formal post-mortem into the Iraq war is launched by a newly Democrat-controlled Congress after Tuesday's midterm elections, no one doubts that this has been a war, one without end...

Analysis and Commentary

Novelgate reminds us not to equate fiction with reality

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, November 2, 2006

Democracies have seen novelists who entered politics (Upton Sinclair and Mario Vargas Llosa...

Analysis and Commentary

More Characters

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, November 2, 2006

A long-standing joke at election time is that if someone were to run under the name “None of the Above,” that candidate would win...

Analysis and Commentary

Like sands through the hourglass ....

by Bill Whalenvia West Virginia Record
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

There are two daytime dramas unfolding in West Virginia this fall...

In the News
In the News

Behind The Gridlock

with Hoover Institutionvia Washington Post
Thursday, November 2, 2006

On the eve of another national election, the terms "gridlock" and "polarization" have become staples of the political vocabulary -- so much so that the reality behind them often goes unexamined...

In the News

Professor wrote, is selling Reagan book

with Hoover Institutionvia Bowling Green Daily News
Thursday, November 2, 2006

Former President Ronald Reagan, icon of modern conservatism, began as a New Deal Democrat from a liberal family before leaning to the right in the 1940s and '50s - and retained his admiration for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, according to Western Kentucky political science professor Edward Yager...

In the News

Pilarczyk: Vote GOP to prevent closed-door legislation

with Milton Friedmanvia Cambridge Chronicle
Thursday, November 2, 2006

On Oct. 24, Cambridge residents had the opportunity to hear from several Republican candidates running for office at a debate held at Ryles Jazz Club...

In the News

Ponce de Pinot Noir

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 2, 2006

Milton Friedman taught us that there's no free lunch, but it turns out he may have been wrong -- at least biologically speaking...

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Are There Too Many Wal-Mart Jobs, or Too Few?

by Paul M. Romervia Aplia Econ Blog
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Policy proposals often address a problem that is visible. In many cases, there is a related problem that is not visible...

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Bechtel ends perilous Iraq work

with George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Wrapping up more than three years of work that cost the U.S. government $2.3 billion, Bechtel Corp. is leaving Iraq with a subdued sense of accomplishment after suffering through a spree of violence that killed 52 workers....

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Can We Bank on the Federal Reserve?

with Milton Friedmanvia Reason
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Earlier this year, the Federal Reserve—that citadel of inscrutable power, able to goose conspiracy theories as quickly as interest rates—lost a chairman...