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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

In Like Flynn

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

One of the longest-running controversies in history has been that between those who believe intelligence to be inherited and those who see it as determined by environment...

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Good Food, Bad Science

by Henry I. Millervia American
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

During his first months as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton denounced the UN Development Program for its “unacceptable” funding of Palestinian propaganda and publicly identified “countries who are in a state of denial” about the need for UN reform...

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Bush administration author visits Hoover

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Robert Draper, the bestselling author of a new book that takes readers deep inside the bubble of the Bush White House, painted a picture of George W. Bush as determined, confident and stubborn last night for a Hoover Institution group...

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'You can't armor your way out of this problem'

with John Abizaidvia Washington Post
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

On Aug. 3, 2005, the deadliest roadside bomb ever encountered by U.S. troops in Iraq detonated beneath a 26-ton armored personnel carrier, killing 14 Marines and revealing yet another American vulnerability in the struggle against improvised explosive devices...

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Step by step on a path toward conservatism

with Thomas Sowellvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Clarence Thomas grew up poor and black in the segregated South...

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Draper retells Bush’s 1998 visit to Palo Alto, Shultz’s house

with George P. Shultz, Martin Anderson, Annelise Anderson, Condoleezza Rice, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Coganvia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

In a two-page passage of his bestseller “Dead Certain,” Robert Draper rehashes then-Governor George W. Bush’s trip to the Palo Alto home of former Secretary of State George Shultz in April 1998...

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Boudreaux on Market Failure, Government Failure and the Economics of Antitrust Regulation

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 1, 2007

Don Boudreaux of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about when market failure can be improved by government intervention...

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Employment and wages

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, October 1, 2007

Check out this chart (HT: The Big Picture)...

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Robber Barons

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, October 1, 2007

Here is the latest EconTalk—Don Boudreaux makes the case for getting rid of antitrust laws...

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Natural allies in a dangerous world

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Jerusalem Post
Monday, October 1, 2007

When I arrived here as a Christian visitor, I came with the conviction that an assault upon Jews is an implicit assault upon Christians, since it strikes at the root of the same ancient tree...

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CSR 07 - Fairness and Opportunity

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia eGov Monitor (UK)
Monday, October 1, 2007

Sam Freedman agrees with David Cameron that Grammar Schools are not the best way to improve social mobility..

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The Decline of Unions

by Gary S. Becker with Milton Friedmanvia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, October 1, 2007

The recent two-day strike by the United Automobile Workers (UAW) against General Motors (GM) illustrates clearly the steep decline of the importance of unions in the United States economy...

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Panelists to address global problems stemming from demand for natural resources

with John Abizaidvia Stanford Report
Monday, October 1, 2007

Leaders in the fields of energy development, environmental health, law, media and the military will participate in the second annual Roundtable at Stanford, "Courting Disaster: The Fight for Oil, Water and a Healthy Planet, " from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Oct. 13 in Maples Pavilion...

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Making the most of middle age and beyond

with John Shovenvia Times Colonist (Canada)
Monday, October 1, 2007

The term "an extra 10" used to refer exclusively to the weight that has gripped my mid-section since before men landed on the equally rotund moon...

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Former Cabinet member gets Truman Medal for Economic Policy

with George P. Shultzvia Kansas City Star
Monday, October 1, 2007

Former Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz was in Kansas City on Monday to accept the Truman Medal for Economic Policy...