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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Republican Civil War

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

As if it is not enough that they have been decimated by the Democrats in the past couple of elections, the Republican survivors are now turning their guns on each other...

Analysis and Commentary

False Solutions and Real Problems

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Someone once said that Senator Hubert Humphrey, liberal icon of an earlier generation, had more solutions than there were problems...

Analysis and Commentary

The Taxation Of Employee Health Care Benefits

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

I know of no serious observer who is happy with the state of health care in the U.S.--and for good reason...

In the News
In the News

The CEO Poll: The Great Recession

with Niall Fergusonvia Canadian Business
Monday, March 30, 2009

The global economic meltdown will last far longer than generally predicted because we’re facing “a crisis of excessive debt,” as Harvard historian Niall Ferguson puts it...

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Law and Justice with Antonin Scalia: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Justice Antonin Scalia explains why he believes the Constitution that he interprets “is not living, but dead.”...

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A little stubble hints of trouble

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Some of Barack Obama's friends are speculating that the honeymoon is over...

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President Obama’s Agenda

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

I will get back to you on another day about the strengths and dangers of a national curriculum...

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Union’s Card Check is the New Jim Crow Poll Tax

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Canada Free Press
Monday, March 16, 2009

One of the most odious aspects of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is the card check feature...

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Class size report draws anger of teachers union

with Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Florida Times-Union
Monday, March 16, 2009

The state’s largest teachers’ union is assailing a report commissioned by the State Board of Education, labeling it a thinly-veiled effort to provide cover for Republican efforts to alter Florida’s class-size requirements...

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Trade war?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, March 16, 2009

Mexico is putting tariffs on 90 American products after the killing of the pilot program that lets in Mexican trucks (HT: Carrie Conko)...

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The right questions

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, March 16, 2009

James Freeman at the WSJ asks the right questions about the Bear Stearns crisis a year ago...

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The People Who Mattered

with Niall Fergusonvia Harbus (Harvard Business School)
Monday, March 16, 2009

When people do things that truly matter to them, that's when they begin to really matter to others...

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Bear Stearns: One Year Gone

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Monday, March 16, 2009

A look at what has happened in the year since Bear Stearns collapsed, with John B. Taylor, former Treasury undersecretary and author of "Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged and Worsened the Financial Crisis."...