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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why skepticism is sound on global warming

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

In the global warming debate the big issue is whether what humans do contributes significantly to global warming...

Analysis and Commentary

Married to an Ideology

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

The latest in a long line of New York Times editorials disguised as “news” stories was a recent article suggesting that most American women today do not have husbands...

Analysis and Commentary

Can the CBO Spell IRA?

by David R. Hendersonvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Is the share of income of the top 1% in the United States high and rising?

Analysis and Commentary

Russia's press perils

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

"When it comes to press freedom, Russia is now ranked below countries like Sudan, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan..."

Analysis and Commentary

Iran's weakened hard-liners crave a US attack

by Larry Diamond, Abbas Milani, Michael McFaulvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

From the rhetoric of President Bush to his dispatch of Patriot air-defense systems and a second carrier battle group to the Persian Gulf, there are growing signs that the Bush administration is showing its willingness to solve the Iranian nuclear crisis with a preemptive military attack...

Analysis and Commentary

Give Petraeus a Chance

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

The haggling over various resolutions and nit-picking (inasmuch as no one is seriously going to cut off funding) the surge is surreal...

In the News
In the News

Milton Friedman Emerges as Charmer, Risk Taker in Admiring Bio

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

As a boy, Milton Friedman became what he later called a religious fanatic, seeking to observe every dietary law and behavioral rule of Orthodox Judaism...

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Whisperings in Davos

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Only in hindsight can one tell when a great power has reached its peak...

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What Readers Wrote, Posted, and Called About

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

In this posting I will try to address several themes raised by the commentators here in the last few weeks...

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The Economy in 2006--Select Economic Indicators

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Overall, the economy stayed strong in 2006...

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China's satellite killer

with Bruce Berkowitzvia Bangor Daily News
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

There can be no doubt that China’s success in shooting down one of its aging weather satellites in orbit is a serious matter...

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New Socialist Low for 'Conservatism'

with Milton Friedmanvia Free-Market News Network
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Bravo to Mr. Bush! He recently endorsed the socialist idea of a widening gap between rich and poor, agreeing that it needs to be remedied, presumably through coercive wealth distribution...

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The Banking Front

with John B. Taylorvia FrontPage Magazine
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

John B. Taylor, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and an economics professor at Stanford University, was a key player in the international financial war against terrorism after 9/11...

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Up From Liberalism, Part Two

with Mary Eberstadt, Tod Lindberg, Peter Berkowitz, Dinesh D’Souzavia Power Line
Sunday, February 4, 2007

Tonight, I attended a party celebrating the release of the book Why I Turned Right...

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Anti-Sovietchik No. 1

with Robert Conquestvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Saturday, February 3, 2007

Those who were born in Year One of the Russian Revolution are now entering their 10th decade...