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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Our Next President and the Perfect Economic Storm

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 23, 2008

Obama could help markets by changing his tune on tax hikes and protectionism.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama remains an enigma

by Victor Davis Hansonvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The dismal poll ratings of lame-duck Republican President Bush have descended to those of Harry Truman when he left office...

In the News
In the News

The Logic of Zero

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Foreign Affairs
Saturday, November 1, 2008

U.S. nuclear weapons were born nearly 65 years ago with the purpose of winning a worldwide war against Nazi Germany and imperial Japan...

In the News

Minor League, Major Problems

with Tod Lindbergvia Foreign Affairs
Saturday, November 1, 2008

The call to establish a "league of democracies" was one of the hottest policy proposals this past election season...

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What Has Moscow Done?

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Foreign Affairs
Saturday, November 1, 2008

This past summer's war in Georgia -- and its aftermath -- delivered a higher-voltage shock to U.S.-Russian relations than any event since the end of the Cold War...

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Rehnquist papers donated to Hoover archives

with Hoover Institutionvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, October 23, 2008

The papers of the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist, including correspondence with fellow justices during 33 years on the Supreme Court, have been donated by his family to the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University, the institution announced Wednesday...

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Ward Connerly on Race: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 23, 2008

According to Connerly, the Supreme Court is moving in the right direction on race, which is toward “a Constitution that is colorblind.” ...

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My debate with Bill McKibben

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, October 23, 2008

I'll be debating Bill McKibben on the virtues or lack thereof of "buying local." ...

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Papers of Late U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist Donated to Hoover Institution

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The papers of the late William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2005, have been donated to the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University...

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California Home Sales Revive, But Not Without Intense Pain

with Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

In this California city, one of the hardest hit in the national housing crash, there's good news: Homes are starting to sell again...

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Stanford to get Rehnquist papers

with Hoover Institutionvia Associated Press
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Personal letters, speeches and other papers of late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist will be housed at the Hoover Institution, a conservative think tank on the campus of Stanford University, officials announced Wednesday...

In the News

John McCain interview transcript

with George P. Shultzvia CNN
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain joined CNN's Wolf Blitzer for an interview in "The Situation Room" on Wednesday...

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SF worry over poor Protestant pupils is rich

with Diane Ravitchvia Belfast Telegraph (Ireland)
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Sinn Fein has shown a “touching sympathy” for the educational plight of Protestant children in north Belfast...

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McCain, Obama: Who's Right For Business?

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

On eight issues vital to businesses, Forbes.com writers have analyzed the Obama and McCain platforms...

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Hoover documents detail Iran's role in Iraq

with Joseph Felter via Palo Alto Online
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

An Army terrorism expert who is now at the Hoover Institution at Stanford has released 85 documents that show that Iranian military and Lebanese Hezbollah personnel train Iraqi Shiite militants to kill United States soldiers...

In the News

Late Chief Justice Rehnquist's papers donated to Hoover Institution

with Hoover Institutionvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The papers of the late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist have been donated to the Hoover Institution archives at Stanford University, where portions will available for research about judicial decision making...

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McFaul and Woolsey: Costs and Benefits of the War in Iraq

with Michael McFaulvia ForaTv
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Michael McFaul and James Woolsey discuss mistakes made in the Iraq War and argue whether or not it was beneficial for either America or Iraq...

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Michael McFaul Offers a Historical View of Regime Change

with Michael McFaulvia ForaTv
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Michael McFaul, professor at Stanford University and adviser to Senator Barack Obama, attacks the idea that America invaded Iraq solely to promote democracy...