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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Vanguard Or Rearguard?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Rahm Emanuel's one enduring contribution to political theory is his oft-quoted aphorism that a crisis is too important to be wasted...

Analysis and Commentary

A Personal Inequity

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sometimes, when I hear about "disparities" and "inequities," I think of a disparity that applied directly to me— the disparity in basketball ability between myself and Michael Jordan...

Analysis and Commentary

Avoiding Bad Drug-Trips

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

It's no secret that medicines can enhance the quality or length of life but may cause problems -- even life-threatening ones -- if they are misused...

In the News
In the News

Debt and Deflation

with Robert J. Barrovia FxStreet
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

There is a reason I call this column Outside the Box...

In the News

BOOKS: 'Reroute the Preschool Juggernaut'

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Times
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Spend enough time observing the debates over American education, and you learn that there's always one faction that believes the problems of our schools will be solved if only more money is thrown at them...

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The Small Business Surtax

with Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Jason Furman owes an apology to Michael Boskin, the Stanford economist who wrote a year ago on these pages that Barack Obama would raise American income tax rates nearly to 60%...

In the News

Private Effort to Create Courses Draws Praise — and Charges of 'Buying' Curricula

with James W. Ceaservia Chronicle of Higher Education
Monday, July 13, 2009

On a humid day in June, a few dozen young historians and political scientists have gathered in a sunlit, high-ceilinged, book-lined seminar room along the University of Virginia's central quadrangle...

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What to expect from the Sotomayor’s confirmation hearings this week

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Examiner
Monday, July 13, 2009

The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) sent out an email last week highlighting the points of interest for this week’s confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court...

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Chimerica

with Niall Fergusonvia Aspen Institute
Monday, July 13, 2009

Niall Ferguson and James Fallows discuss the influence of China on the U.S. economy with moderator Scott Stossel...

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Markets need rules: Rolfe Winkler

with Russell Robertsvia Reuters
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Why are free marketers so afraid of rules?...