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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Frivolous Politics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

With a war going on in Iraq and with Iran next door moving steadily toward a nuclear bomb that could change the course of world history in the hands of international terrorists, the question for this year's elections is not whether you or your candidate is a Democrat or a Republican but whether you are serious or frivolous...

Analysis and Commentary

Midterm toss-up

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

If I had to sum up the conventional wisdom a month before the congressional elections, it would be this: If Democrats can't win control of the House this year, they really are lame...

Analysis and Commentary

Drug Pipeline Gets Clamped By Jittery FDA

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, October 9, 2006

At a time when the American population is aging and more seniors are suffering from chronic diseases, the pharmaceutical pipeline is drying up

In the News
In the News

Ahem, Korea? The Nuke Thing? Unacceptable.

with George P. Shultzvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

The war of words exploded across the planet yesterday as condemnations and veiled threats rained down on newly nuclear North Korea...

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Morris Fiorina argues that most Americans are moderates

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Middlebury College
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Professor Morris P. Fiorina, one of the nation's best known scholars of American politics, will give a talk at Middlebury College on Friday, Oct. 13, titled "Polarized Elites, Moderate Voters: The Great Disconnect in American Politics...

In the News

Columbia Professor Phelps Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

with Milton Friedman, John B. Taylorvia New York Sun
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Columbia University's Edmund Phelps, 73, won the Nobel Prize in Economics yesterday for debunking the notion that inflation and unemployment are inversely related...

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Letter to the Editor: Socialist Capitalism

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

In regard to Milton Friedman's "Hong Kong Wrong" (editorial page, Oct. 6): Does Mr. Friedman mean that capitalism cannot work outside a democracy...

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American Wins Nobel in Economics

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Edmund S. Phelps, a Columbia University professor, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science yesterday for his contribution to a sophisticated explanation of how wages, unemployment and inflation interact with one another...

In the News

School Financing Case Plays Out in Court, and in Classrooms

with Eric Hanushekvia New York Times
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Jeremy Ayala has grown up in public schools in the South Bronx, all the way to his fifth year at John F. Kennedy High School, where he is still struggling to earn a diploma...

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Hoover Institution’s Facts on Policy Web-Based Information Program Launches October 10

with Hoover Institution, John Raisianvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Facts on Policy, a new public policy information program developed by the Hoover Institution and published on the Internet, launches October 10, 2006...

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Highest court in state to hear school-aid case

with Hoover Institutionvia Utica Observer Dispatch
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

About 450 people who want the state to spend as much as $8 billion more on aid to schools in cities plan to be around the Capitol today when the state's highest court hears arguments on a case that would force the extra money to flow...

In the News

Few easy answers on sanctions

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Kansas City Star
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

The United States on Monday proposed that the United Nations impose some of its most punishing sanctions in years following North Korea’s proclamation that it had tested a nuclear weapon...

In the News

You Might Have Him To Thank for Your Job

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Post
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Columbia University professor Edmund S. Phelps won the Nobel Prize in economics yesterday for his work explaining the relationship between inflation and unemployment, producing theories that helped revolutionize the way the Federal Reserve and other central banks conduct interest-rate policy...

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Phelps's Work on Inflation Wins Nobel

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

If the Federal Reserve manages to pilot the nation's economy safely through the current period of heightened inflation, it will owe some of its success to this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in economics...

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Estonia: New President Reflects On Russia, Other Foreign-Policy Challenges

with Milton Friedmanvia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Monday, October 9, 2006

Toomas Hendrik Ilves will be sworn in today as Estonia's new president...

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How the Democrats Would Rule the Hill

with Morris P. Fiorinavia New York Times
Sunday, October 8, 2006

In the final weeks of this bruising campaign, the debate, in many ways, comes down to this: What would happen if the Democrats win...