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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Giant Step Backward In Antitrust Law

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

This past week Christine Varney, our new Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, charted what she terms a more "vigorous" course of antitrust enforcement...

Analysis and Commentary

Photographic Fraud

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The media have an obvious vested interest in constantly urging that cameras be allowed in more places where governmental decisions are being made, including the Supreme Court of the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Guaranteeing health care enslaves medical workers

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, May 18, 2009

One recent morning I was checking the news on CNN and happened to tune in just as a woman, about 50, was being forcibly ejected from a Senate meeting discussing reforms in the health-insurance system...

In the News
In the News

Obama, With Help, Makes Anti-Nuclear Push

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

President Obama told a huge crowd in Prague last month that he is committed to “a world without nuclear weapons.’’...

In the News

Will Canada's economic plan work for america?

with John B. Taylorvia Calgary Herald (Canada)
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

When world-class economists recommend books with titles such as The Great Inflation, the middle-class citizen with something to lose is entitled to ask: could America go bust?...

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Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The head of the ACLU says same-sex marriage nationwide is now "a sure thing." ...

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Professor John B. Taylor to Lead FinReg21.com Webinar on Government’s Role in Financial Crisis

with John B. Taylorvia Business Wire
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

FinReg21.com, a newly launched online resource of commentary and news on financial regulatory reform, today said it will host a live webinar on May 20th featuring Professor John B. Taylor...

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Education Next: When Provided With Accurate Information, Public Support for Increased Spending on Schools and Teacher Salaries Declines, Researchers Find

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Education researchers William G. Howell of the University of Chicago and Martin R. West of Brown University have released newly compiled evidence from the 2008 Education Next/PEPG survey which shows that if the public is given accurate information about what is currently being spent on public schools, their support for increased spending and confidence that more spending will improve student learning both decline...

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Data-Driven Nonsense

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 19, 2009

You seem to believe that I was chastising "the poor" for their lack of manners...

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Niall Ferguson: Regulation Can't Be The Solution

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Insider (NY)
Monday, May 18, 2009

Before we dive in wholeheartedly into a new world of financial regulation (all of which will be a backwards looking response to this crisis) we should at least have some realistic expectations about how well it could possibly work...

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4 economic pitfalls for Obama

with John B. Taylorvia CNN
Monday, May 18, 2009

President Barack Obama may be making a broadly decent fist of tackling the financial crisis and the recession...

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Obama-Bibi: The Preview

with Daniel Pipesvia Jewish Telegraphic Agency (NY)
Monday, May 18, 2009

The pundits and papers are weighing in as Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu get set for their first White House meeting:...

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The US and Russia begin disarmament talks

with William J. Perryvia Deutche Welle (Germany)
Monday, May 18, 2009

The US and Russia have begun renegotiating the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) on Monday in Moscow...