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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama and Israel, Into the Abyss

by Daniel Pipesvia Right Side News (GA)
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

What I dubbed the Obama administration's "rapid and harsh turn against Israel" has had three quick, predictable, and counter-productive results...

Analysis and Commentary

Medical Care Confusion

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Is there a coherent argument for government-controlled medical care or are slogans and hysteria considered sufficient...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the Obama Stimulus Plan Must Fail

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

As we now cross the six-month mark in the Obama presidency, it is becoming ever more difficult for the president to distance himself from a long string of lackluster economic reports...

Analysis and Commentary

Misunderstanding the increase in lawyers

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, July 20, 2009

Compared to, say, TV Guide or Reader’s Digest, The New Republic is a low circulation magazine...

Analysis and Commentary

OAS Adopts Banana Republic Policies

by William Ratliffvia Independent Institute
Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Organization of American States (OAS) grabbed headlines on June 28 when it became the international point-organization for dealing with the “coup” in Honduras that ousted President Manuel Zelaya...

In the News
In the News

A Housing Crisis Not Wasted

with Thomas Sowellvia American Spectator
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sowell's latest book, The Housing Boom and Bust, is an economic primer on the housing bubble, but more importantly, it is an examination of the ruling class's inability to leave well enough alone...

In the News

Shoot'em up: economic recovery ahead?

with John B. Taylorvia Money Management (Australia)
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

There are two sides to the ‘green shoots’ debate and both share a fundamental flaw...

In the News

New look at complex Kissinger-Nixon nexus

with Niall Fergusonvia China Daily
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sir Alistair Horne was born in 1925, two years after Henry Kissinger, but like his great contemporary, he shows no signs of slowing down...

In the News

Saakashvili Opponents Scoff at Reform Pledges

with Michael McFaulvia Moscow Times
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

President Mikheil Saakashvili on Monday tried to break a three-month political standoff two days before a visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden...

In the News

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates with Harry Jaffa : Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Dr. Harry Jaffa sets the scene for the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858...

In the News

Forget blame, but learn lesson

with Niall Fergusonvia Independent (UK)
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

EVERYONE blamed the bankers, the bankers blamed everyone...

In the News

More Health Care Lies

with Thomas Sowellvia Patriot Post
Tuesday, July 21, 2009

It's no wonder the White House is delaying release of the latest dismal budget figures...

In the News

The Consequences of Government Intrusion into Prices

with Peter M. Robinson, Thomas Sowellvia TCS Daily
Monday, July 20, 2009

Prices are set by billions of people constantly making trillions of decisions about what they need, what they can afford, and what is important to them, i.e. their values...

In the News

What We're Reading

with Niall Fergusonvia Wharf (UK)
Monday, July 20, 2009

Niall Ferguson traces the history of war, peace and everything inbetween through the prism of money...

In the News

Why Are We Lying To Children?

by Diane Ravitchvia National Journal
Monday, July 20, 2009

No Child Left Behind created a perfect storm of lying and fraud, all of it completely legitimate...

In the News

Employee Free Choice Act Still Bad News

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Cato Institute
Friday, July 17, 2009

One piece of good news out of Washington yesterday was the decision among supporters of the Orwellian-named Employee Free Choice Act to dump a provision that would have virtually eliminated the secret ballot in union-organizing elections...