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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

There They Go Again

via National Review Online
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled against the Louisville and Seattle school districts, race-based student assignment policies are mostly illegal...

Analysis and Commentary

Are We France?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

“Moral paralysis” is a term that has been used to describe the inaction of France, England, and other European democracies in the 1930s, as they watched Hitler build up the military forces that he later used to attack them...

Analysis and Commentary

School Choice and Racial Balance

by Paul E. Petersonvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Schools that admit students on the basis of race run afoul of the Constitution, wrote Chief Justice John Roberts in the recent Supreme Court case, Parents v. Seattle...

Analysis and Commentary

A 'Grammy' for sour notes

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, July 22, 2007

In a better world, we'd get to hand out a presidential "Grammy..."

In the News
In the News

In Iraq, liberals flip on genocide

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Barack Obama says preventing genocide isn't a good enough reason to stay in Iraq...

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Salvaging the Iraq War

with Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Sun
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Two positions dominate and polarize the American body politic today...

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Central Banks Can’t Control Money Supply, Gold Standard Can

with Milton Friedmanvia Daily Reckoning (Australia)
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

We only have ourselves to blame...

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War, Gunboat Diplomacy, and the Church

with Niall Fergusonvia LewRockwell
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

It is fitting that today is a Sunday because I would like to speak this afternoon about what the Church should be saying about war and foreign policy...

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Bueno de Mesquita on Reagan, Yeltsin, and the Strategy of Political Campaigning

by Russell Roberts with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia EconTalk
Monday, July 23, 2007

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, professor at NYU, talks about the political economy of political campaigns and his forthcoming book, The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin...

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The East Is Flat

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, July 23, 2007

It wasn't too long ago that Albania was joked about as the last Communist holdout, a kind of Marxist museum...

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Ben Wittes contrasts the Leahy-Specter habeas legislation and the Levin proposal for detainee hearings

by Kenneth Andersonvia Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog
Monday, July 23, 2007

My Hoover Institution colleague Benjamin Wittes' new TNR online column continues his examination of proposals to amend the Military Commissions Act and related legislation that were passed under the last Congress...

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A matter of life and death

with Milton Friedmanvia Kansas City Star
Monday, July 23, 2007

It’s been quite a week for followers of Joseph Schumpeter...

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BDM on Reagan and Yeltsin

by Russell Roberts with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Cafe Hayek
Monday, July 23, 2007

This week's EconTalk features Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discussing his latest book, The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin...

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Nuclear apocalypse: the good news

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Monday, July 23, 2007

“Nagasaki became a city of death where not even the sound of insects could be heard...

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Giuliani assembles staff of pro-Israel advisors

with Charles Hill, George P. Shultzvia Israel Today
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Republican presidential frontrunner Rudy Giuliani has assembled a staff of foreign policy advisors described by some as a “who's who” of Middle East and pro-Israel hawks...

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Milton Friedman, 1912–2006

with Milton Friedmanvia Independent Institute
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Milton Friedman, who died in the early morning of November 16, 2006, was a world-famous economist and an ardent and effective advocate of the free-market economy...