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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama's muddled stance on foreign intervention

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

If politics were a fairy tale, Barack Obama would surely be the next president of the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Par for the Big-Government Course

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Priceless politics in San Francisco...

Analysis and Commentary

The Democrats and the war

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The House vote opposing the surge in Iraq drew 17 Republicans, far fewer than Democrats hoped, so the scenario of a collapse in congressional support for the war effort forcing President Bush's hand has been averted for now...

Analysis and Commentary

Workers are fine with fewer unions

by Russell Robertsvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, February 17, 2007

Labor unions' importance in the workplace has fallen steadily since 1950, when roughly a third of American workers were unionized...

In the News
In the News

Obama dazzles Dems in swing through Bay Area

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, whose weekslong campaign for president has electrified crowds across the nation, told a sold-out audience Monday in San Francisco that the country's leaders haven't been willing to face up to the nation's problems...

In the News

Vouchers: It's about the money

with Milton Friedmanvia Salt Lake Tribune
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Utah's generous new private school voucher program isn't really about high-minded economic theory or helping poor and minority students struggling in public schools...

In the News

Federalism: The Path to School Choice

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

At a conference last spring, Nobel Laureate economist Milton Friedman reflected on the state of education reform and the movement to implement widespread school choice...

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Coolidge's legacy

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

On Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1919, Boston policemen voted to strike...

In the News

Inside Politics

with Mary Eberstadtvia Washington Times
Monday, February 19, 2007

Heavens, it's getting crowded in the pews these days -- at least with Democratic presidential candidates," Mary Eberstadt writes in the Wall Street Journal...

In the News

More of the Same

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, February 19, 2007

Over four years ago, I wrote of a phenomenon I dubbed “Al-Qaedism” to explain why random violence and terrorism by individual Muslims—while not connected with al-Qaeda per se—were still a danger...

In the News

Comment on Genetic Testing

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, February 19, 2007

Genetic testing offers great hope for future progress in treating diseases since individuals can in many instances reduce the consequences of genetic defects if they find out about them sufficiently early...

In the News

A Reality Check on Our Fears

with George P. Shultzvia Washington Post
Sunday, February 18, 2007

Global business is burbling while global politics croaks messages of dread, frustration and hatred...

In the News

Blacks debate 'dirty laundry'

with Shelby Steelevia Associated Press
Sunday, February 18, 2007

Talk in mainstream media about group's problems spurs outrage...