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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Warfare on the Installment Plan

by Niall Fergusonvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

War finance is not rocket science...

Analysis and Commentary

Don't Liberate Me

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

To a small child, the reason he cannot do many things that he would like to do is that his parents won’t let him...

Analysis and Commentary

Honesty About Iraq

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

The United States can usually win even postmodern wars abroad if it can play to its strengths — which are marshaling our enormous material, intelligence, and technological advantages to defeat the enemy before he inflicts enough casualties to convince an affluent and comfortable public at home that such losses are simply not worth the envisioned aims...

In the News
In the News

Romney backs off stand of registering migrants

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Heading into today's televised Republican debate in New Hampshire, an early primary state, two of the top GOP presidential candidates have clashed over the highly charged issue of illegal immigration.

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China's Economy - Economic Growth

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Over the past seventeen years, China’s economy has grown, on average, by more than 10 percent per year...

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Candidates' health care solutions will be taxing on earnings

with Thomas Sowellvia News-Leader (MO)
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have joined former Sen. John Edwards in the vote-garnering tactic of expressing their care for the medically uninsured, especially children, and are proposing universal health care...

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Blair tries to chip away at icy relations with Russia despite rhetoric

with Niall Fergusonvia Guelph Mercury (Canada)
Tuesday, June 5, 2007

British Prime Minister Tony Blair chipped away at frosting relations with Russia yesterday, saying Western leaders want a "constructive relationship" despite a fresh salvo of combative bluster from Vladimir Putin...

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Sitting Out the Pledge

with Diane Ravitchvia City Journal
Monday, June 4, 2007

Every weekday morning, two students ring chimes over the public address system of Jamaica High School in Queens and begin the day’s announcements...

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Where do prices come from?

by Russell Robertsvia Library of Economics and Liberty
Monday, June 4, 2007

My three sons, ages seven to twelve, suffer from a chronic condition I've heard described by economist John Baden as ironitis—the love of anything made of metal..

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The Big Deal

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, June 4, 2007

In an earlier post, I challenged readers to discuss the trans-fat ban by Montgomery County...

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Where do prices come from?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, June 4, 2007

Whenever I teach microeconomics I spend about 40% of the class on supply and demand...

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What's So Great About Chinese Education?

by Diane Ravitchvia Huffington Post
Monday, May 28, 2007

Nicholas Kristof, writing from China, expresses his admiration for Chinese education in a column in the New York Times ("The Educated Giant")...