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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Iraq: Last Chance

by Robert Zelnickvia Policy Review
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

To concede that going to war in Iraq was a grave mistake of policy is not to embrace the conclusion that an immediate pull-out -- or one by a declared date moderated by conditions on the ground -- would today serve U.S. interests...

Analysis and Commentary

Succeed or fail

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

President Bush has apparently decided that he wants one more chance to win this war...

Analysis and Commentary

The New "Yellow Peril"

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

A hundred years ago, there was talk of a "yellow peril" because of Chinese and Japanese immigration to the United States in general and to California in particular...

Analysis and Commentary

A War to Start All Wars

by Niall Fergusonvia Atlantic Monthly
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

The United States invaded Iraq in April 2003 for multiple reasons, but the most ambitious was a desire to remake a whole region...

Analysis and Commentary

The Soul of Sowell

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Random thoughts on the passing scene...

Analysis and Commentary

Resolutions for new year require belief in person's free will

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, January 5, 2007

Often people think they are free of philosophical assumptions...

In the News
In the News

Divided We Stand

with Milton Friedmanvia Reason
Thursday, February 1, 2007

As President Bush astutely noted, the midterm elections were “a thumpin’” for the Republicans...

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Adam Smith for Dummies

with Milton Friedmanvia Front Page Magazine Online
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Adam Smith’s seminal 1776 masterpiece explaining the magical workings of free markets is riddled with economic and social truths that still hold up today...

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To your health — and the governor’s

with Milton Friedmanvia Examiner
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may be off to a centrist start on his second term, and nowhere is that more evident than in his call Monday for comprehensive health care reform...

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The mess in Iraq: Wasting troops?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Unless the administration is ready to use those soldiers to eradicate the thugs, the plan will fail...

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Rethinking Twentieth-Century History

with Niall Fergusonvia California Literary Review
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Niall Ferguson is hot—about as hot as a historian can get...

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SMU chief notes Bush library concerns

with Hoover Institutionvia Dallas Morning News
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

In a letter addressed to all on campus, Southern Methodist University's president has tried to allay concerns about the Bush presidential library and a related policy institute, which SMU is expected to land...

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Myths of the Teachers Unions

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Front Page Magazine Online
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Myths aren't lies...

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Cry the Once Beloved University

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, January 8, 2007

What are we to make of this increasingly corrupt institution, whose health is so necessary to the welfare and competitiveness of the United States?

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Stopping genocide at the wallet stage

with George P. Shultzvia Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Sunday, January 7, 2007

The first genocide of the 21st century enters its fourth year with no end in sight...

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The Pre-Conditions For a Surge

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Sunday, January 7, 2007

Victor Davis Hanson on "surging..."

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Tasked with overhauling education in Colorado?

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Independent Institute
Sunday, January 7, 2007

Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff has focused his sights on a long-term overhaul of the state’s public education system...