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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Amnesty Fraud

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Nothing is more common than political “solutions” to immediate problems which create much bigger problems down the road...

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The Orange Grove: Involving politicians a depressing idea

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, May 21, 2007

When Tom Cruise belittled Brooke Shields two years ago for revealing that she had resorted to taking Paxil to cope with postpartum depression, it was one celebrity meddling in another's affairs...

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The Real Arab School Fear

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

A question mark hangs over the opening of New York City's planned Arabic-language school, the Khalil Gibran International Academy...

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Richardson makes his candidacy official

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, touting his foreign and domestic experience, officially declared his candidacy yesterday for the Democratic presidential nomination, promising to end the Iraq war and rebuild the U.S. reputation abroad...

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Jeb stands by FCAT

with Education Nextvia Orlando Sentinel
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Former Gov. Jeb Bush stands by FCAT and other education reform measures he pushed through the state Legislature during his 8 years in office...

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The Amnesty Fraud

with Thomas Sowellvia Power Line
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Thomas Sowell writes about complex issues in a way that everyone can understand them, and then applies a massive dollop of common sense...

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This sterile fixation with grammar schools is a dead end

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Times
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

This is the week when the Conservative Party got serious about education reform...

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Creating Effective Incentives

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Human Events Online
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

What should our response be if terrorists set off a nuclear explosion, or some other weapon of mass destruction, in one of our cities?

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How U.S. Can Resurrect Nonproliferation Regime

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Stephen Rademaker evidently believes that arms control activists consider nuclear proliferation to be rooted in U.S. nuclear policy ("Blame America First," editorial page, May 7)...

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Mark Malloch Brown: George Soros' Ace in the Hole at the World Bank?

with Milton Friedmanvia Fox News
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

You may have heard of billionaire currency trader George Soros...

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Top 10 Books Nancy Pelosi Should Read

with Edwin Meese III, Victor Davis Hansonvia townhall.com
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Selected by the editors of Human Events...

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Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their Political Journeys

with Mary Eberstadt, Tod Lindberg, Peter Berkowitz, Dinesh D’Souzavia C-Span2 Book TV
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

In the book "Why I Turned Right," twelve right-leaning baby boomers offer their thoughts on how and why they became conservatives...

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Chutzpah

by Russell Roberts with Milton Friedmanvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, May 21, 2007

Paul Krugman ($) (HT: Jim Morse) blames the recent E. Coli outbreak on Milton Friedman...

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New Report from Hoover Institution Disputes Study That Shaped California’s Proposed Health-Care Reforms

with John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, Daniel P. Kesslervia Business Wire
Monday, May 21, 2007

A new report from the Hoover Institution disputes findings in a key study that has been used by advocates of health care reform to shape California’s proposed health-care reforms...

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A Closer Look At Inflation

with Milton Friedmanvia Seeking Alpha
Monday, May 21, 2007

Inflation is a vague concept, because the term stretches to do duty in multiple areas: wage inflation, consumer price inflation, asset inflation, and monetary inflation, to name a few...

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Paul Krugman — Milton Friedman To Blame For E. Coli

with Milton Friedman, Russell Robertsvia Liberty Papers
Monday, May 21, 2007

First things first, I might as well just point you over to Cafe Hayek...

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The Uninsured’s Hidden Tax on Health Insurance Premiums in California: How Reliable Is the Evidence?

via Hoover Institution
Monday, May 21, 2007

The basic premise behind many recent California health-care reform plans is that Californians who have health insurance bear a large part of the financial burden of the health-care services provided to the uninsured...

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Bell Atlantic v. Twombly

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Point of Law
Monday, May 21, 2007

A minor procedural opinion released today by the Supreme Court is being treated a mere dismissal of a Milberg Weiss case alleging antitrust conspiracy, but it will have much larger implications...

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Forward Observer: Army in Extremis

with William J. Perryvia Government Executive
Monday, May 21, 2007

Despite widespread warnings that the Army is the sickest of our armed services and in danger of dying from overwork in Iraq, the Pentagon's latest budget projections show the Army getting less than the Navy and Air Force every year from fiscal 2008 through fiscal 2013...

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Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Foreign Service Institute

with George P. Shultzvia United States Department of State
Monday, May 21, 2007

Thank you for your kind introduction, Ruth...

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Copyright Expansionism's Colmes

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Concurring Opinions
Monday, May 21, 2007

The blawgosphere is abuzz over Mark Helprin's sally into the copyright culture war, "A Great Idea Lives Forever. Shouldn’t Its Copyright?"

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Cut America Some Slack

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, May 21, 2007

For five years we have been lectured that George Bush ruined the trans-Atlantic relationship...