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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Center Fold?

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, August 13, 2007

There's no obvious way to measure such a thing, but as a matter of intuition, you'd have to say that the most hated people in America today are sensible Democrats...

Analysis and Commentary

Senior Fellow Thomas Sowell: A Bridge Too Far Gone

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

It took a collapsing bridge in Minnesota to alert people across the country to the fact that many other bridges in many other places have been allowed to deteriorate without adequate maintenance...

Analysis and Commentary

Brown must not pander to Bush

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Pasadena Star-News
Monday, August 6, 2007

Private equity and hedge fund executives limousined to Capitol Hill last week to explain why they should be taxed less than ordinary Americans...

Analysis and Commentary

Confidence Man

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Monday, August 6, 2007

One of the problems with having a dissembling attorney general is that it becomes difficult for his administration to move agenda items that rely to any degree on his credibility--even when they might have merit...

In the News
In the News

Poverty Rates II

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The poverty rate among the elderly have declined substantially over the past 45 years...

In the News

Academics Without Academia

with Milton Friedmanvia LewRockwell
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

From time to time, I get a letter from some aspiring academic who wants to know whether he should go on to a Ph.D. in economics...

In the News

Remembering the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia OpEdNews.com
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Aug. 6, 1945, the world changed forever...

In the News

New Aspen Summit Panel Announced: Property Rights and Patent Reform

with F. Scott Kieffvia Progress and Freedom Foundation
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The 13th Annual Aspen Summit, hosted by The Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) will highlight critical policy challenges facing the communications and information technology sectors...

In the News

Say no to new nuclear weapons

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Portland Press Herald (ME)
Monday, August 6, 2007

Today and Thursday, as we mark the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it is fitting that we take a moment out of our busy Maine summers to remember the hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians who perished on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945...

In the News

Hanushek on Educational Quality and Economic Growth

by Russell Roberts with Eric Hanushekvia EconTalk
Monday, August 6, 2007

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek talks about his research on the impact of educational quality on economic growth...

In the News

Rudy Giuliani and "The man on whom nothing was lost"

with Charles Hill, George P. Shultz, Peter Berkowitzvia Power Line
Saturday, August 4, 2007

Rudy Giuliani has put together an extraordinary team of foreign policy/national security advisers...

In the News

Yglesias v. Slaughter - Partisanship and Bipartisanship

with Tod Lindbergvia DemocracyArsenal
Friday, August 3, 2007

A lot of wires are getting crossed in the debate on the relative role and need for partisanship and bipartisanship, sparked by Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent WaPo column, "Partisans Gone Wild..."