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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Lay of the Bailouts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Government bailouts are like potato chips: You can’t stop with just one...

Analysis and Commentary

Obamanomics Is a Recipe for Recession

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

What if I told you that a prominent global political figure in recent months has proposed: abrogating key features of his government's contracts with energy companies; unilaterally renegotiating his country's international economic treaties; dramatically raising marginal tax rates on the "rich" to levels not seen in his country in three decades (which would make them among the highest in the world); and changing his country's social insurance system into explicit welfare by severing the link between taxes and benefits?...

Analysis and Commentary

CNN leans to government to solve problems

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, July 28, 2008

Should one ever claim that mainstream media is statist, let alone left-leaning, a bunch of voices will rise in protest...

In the News
In the News

McCain defends his tech smarts in S.F.

with George P. Shultz, John B. Taylorvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

GOP presidential candidate John McCain, fundraising in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the nation's technology capitals, acknowledged Monday that he isn't a "tech freak" or entirely comfortable with the Internet, BlackBerrys or e-mail...

In the News

(Almost) Time for Our Summer Break

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Time for our summer break...

In the News

In Defense of WWII: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Buchanan describes the Holocaust as a consequence of WWII; without that war, it may not have occurred...

In the News

A Summer of War and Politics

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, July 28, 2008

Why Do Europeans Love Obama?...

In the News

OPINION IN BRIEF

with Thomas Sowellvia Patriot Post
Monday, July 28, 2008

“We don’t look to arsonists to help put out fires but we do look to politicians to help solve financial crises that they played a major role in creating...

In the News

Economists Weigh Possibility of a Recession Amid Economic Growth

with Robert E. Hallvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, July 28, 2008

House prices are tumbling in the U.S., the job market is faltering, gasoline is about $4 a gallon and financial markets are struggling through their worst shock in decades...

In the News

McCain in SF for fundraiser

with Bill Whalenvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Monday, July 28, 2008

Sen. John McCain was in San Francisco Monday, attending a party fundraiser...

In the News

Why I Am a TV Loser

with Eric Hanushekvia Washington Post
Monday, July 28, 2008

Don't ever go on CNBC to debate Bob Compton, one of America's most energetic prophets of doom, without careful preparation and a willingness to be rude...

In the News

Staggering Deficits—The Law of Large Numbers

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, July 28, 2008

On July 28, 2008, the White House estimated that the budget deficit for the current fiscal year, FY 2007-08 (October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2008), will amount to $389 billion, and that the deficit for FY 2008-09 will be a record $490 billion...