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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Federalism in the Land of Oz

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The United States isn’t the only land where primary-secondary schooling was traditionally the responsibility of the states or provinces, while the national government played a minor, even peripheral role...

Analysis and Commentary

Duking It Out

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The disbarment of Durham District Attorney Michael Nifong should be just the first step in remedying the gross and cynical fraud of last year’s “rape” case against Duke University lacrosse players...

Analysis and Commentary

Hypocrisy That Undermines Civilization

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

There is only a thin veneer that separates civilization from man's innate barbarity...

Analysis and Commentary

Amid chaos, a chance for progress

by Robert Zelnickvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Sometimes weakness is strength...

Analysis and Commentary

Monopoly and Government

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

We in America have some of the most magnificent national parks in the world -- Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and many others...

Analysis and Commentary

Bill Gates's Charitable Vistas

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, helped create a revolutionary computer software company, and earlier this month collected an honorary degree from Harvard University...

Analysis and Commentary

Double trouble for US telecoms

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Monday, June 18, 2007

Like it or not, extensive government regulation of high- technology industries is here to stay...

Analysis and Commentary

Health-care lies

by Scott W. Atlasvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, June 17, 2007

Politicians, academic leaders, the media and a host of self-anointed experts churn out "facts" about the American health-care system...

In the News
In the News

The Teen Drinking Dilemma

with William Damonvia Newsweek
Monday, June 25, 2007

In 2002, Elisa Kelly made what she thought was a smart parenting decision...

In the News

Hatton by attrition -- or Castillo by violence

with Victor Davis Hansonvia CBS Sportsline
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

If an Aztec warrior found prestige in overwhelming and capturing a string of noble prisoners ... the British system accentuated formation, drill and order...

In the News

Burn ’em if you got ’em, &c.

with Hoover Institution, Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

We’ve been making this point for years, but I’ll make it again: When radical Muslims are feeling aggrieved by a particular nation, where do they get that nation’s flag to burn, at such short notice?

In the News

China's Economy II: Per Capita GDP

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

China's per capita GDP has more than doubled since 2000...

In the News

The web and political philosophy

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, June 18, 2007

The latest EconTalk podcast is with David Weinberger talking about the ideas in his book, Everything is Miscellaneous...

In the News

Audio: Thompson and the GOP

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Newsweek On Air
Sunday, June 17, 2007

Newsweek's Holly Bailey and Peter Robinson, senior fellow, The Hoover Institution, as guests on Newsweek on Air...