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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

After Iraq: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Historians in the future will undoubtedly find many and varied lessons from the war in Iraq...

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After Iraq

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

"And then what?"

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Cold War Relic

by David Sattervia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

The Russian decision to suspend its participation in the treaty on conventional forces in Europe means that Russia will halt inspections of its military sites by NATO and no longer limit the number of its conventional weapons as it has been doing — at least in theory....

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How to Fix the Alternative Minimum Tax

by David R. Hendersonvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Monday, July 16, 2007

The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) is an income tax monstrosity that denies middle-to-high-income people deductions that would otherwise be legitimate....

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American Creed

by Peter Berkowitzvia New York Post
Sunday, July 15, 2007

What have people meant across the generations when they say, "I believe in America"?

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Choices and echoes

with Peter Schweizervia Washington Times
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

At the office, I had a bit of fun with "Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement..."

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How Hitler Fixed on Final Solution, Duce Chose to Invade Greece

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

In 1997, the British historian and Oxford scholar Niall Ferguson published ``Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals,'' a collection of essays that sparked a surge of interest in (and at least three other books on) the what-ifs of history....

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For whom amnesty tolls

with Milton Friedmanvia News Press (FL)
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Fines, deportation, back taxes, etc....

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The Problem of Future War

with H. R. McMastervia ForaTv
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Col. Herbert Raymond McMaster speaks on The Problem of Future War: What Can We Learn from History and Contemporary Conflicts?

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Russia plays the Shtokman card

with George P. Shultzvia Asia Times
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Last weekend, Russian foreign policy rode out from the Kremlin on a troika: the award of the massive Shtokman gas field in the Arctic region, Russian-US "public dialogue" in President Vladimir Putin's home in Novo-Ogaryovo, and suspension of Russia's participation in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE)...

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Lockheed Martin and Referentia Systems, Inc. Enter Into Mentor-Protege Agreement

with William J. Perryvia PR Newswire
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Lockheed Martin and Referentia Systems, Inc. recently signed a three-year mentor-protege agreement...

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‘Long-Term Battle’ Expected in Disablement of Yongbyon Nuclear Reactor

with William J. Perryvia Dong-A Ilbo (Korea)
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

“Despite some signs of progress, we should see this to the end because North Korea has never failed to disappoint us..."

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Poverty Rates

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, July 17, 2007

The poverty rate in the United States was 12.6 percent in 2005...

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The New, New Atheism

with Peter Berkowitzvia Power Line
Monday, July 16, 2007

Today's Wall Street Journal carries Peter Berkowitz's thoughtful column on "The new, new atheism..."

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Comment on Hedge Funds

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, July 16, 2007

Most people do not object if others make a fortune producing tangible products, such as Bill Gates' wealth from Microsoft, or the wealth Bill Marriott received from his hotel chain...

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'The obesity epidemic is no public health crisis'

with Jay Bhattacharyavia San Diego Union-Tribune
Monday, July 16, 2007

That's the conclusion of Hoover Institution scholar Jay Bhattacharya's short essay....

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PMR property reform seen as way to more economic freedom for poor

with Thomas Sowellvia Tiraspol Times and Weekly Review (Moldova)
Monday, July 16, 2007

A new law aimed at bringing private property into the hands of the poor is seen by its backers as a way to give a boost to grassroots wealth-creation in Pridnestrovie...

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Top 10 Columnists

with Thomas Sowellvia BostonNOW
Monday, July 16, 2007

My list of top-10 must-read columnists...

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Defeat and Flight from Iraq

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, July 16, 2007

There is a growing call for immediate withdrawal from Iraq with the assumption that the ensuing chaos would be manageable....

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Scalping

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, July 16, 2007

The latest EconTalk is a bit off the beaten track....

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Regulators eye Whole Foods CEO postings

with Kenneth E. Scottvia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, July 15, 2007

Federal regulators have undertaken an informal investigation in the anonymous online postings of John Mackey, the chief executive of Whole Foods Market Inc., some of which denigrated a smaller rival grocery chain and that raise novel questions for securities watchdogs...

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Lamb of God, Social Philosopher

with Tod Lindbergvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, July 14, 2007

One would imagine that two millennia would provide ample occasion for exhaustive study of Jesus of Nazareth, and yet somehow every generation seems to find some new way to think about him...