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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Open the door to Cuba

by William Ratliffvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Fidel Castro wasn't invited to the Summit of the Americas to be held in Trinidad and Tobago this week, but he may be able to dominate it nonetheless and humiliate the United States for its globally rejected policy toward Cuba...

Analysis and Commentary

Pirates At Sea

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

We were lucky this time...

In the News
In the News

At War with Gen. Jack Keane: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Jack Keane says President Obama’s plan to draw down U.S. troops in Iraq is a good one...

In the News

The Snap Judgment on Crime and Unemployment

with Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

On the morning of April 3, 41-year-old Jiverly Wong parked his parent's car next to the back door of an immigrant-services center in Binghamton, N.Y., blocking it shut...

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Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis

with John B. Taylorvia Heritage Foundation
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Throughout history, financial crises have always been caused by excesses – frequently monetary excesses – which lead to a boom and an inevitable bust...

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Reinventing GSEs Treasury's Plan for Financial Restructuring

with John B. Taylorvia RGE Monitor (NY)
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

In late March--timed to impress the G20--the Obama administration revealed its plan for regulating and restructuring the U.S. financial system...

In the News

Decline in Blacks in State Prisons for Drugs

with Joseph D. McNamaravia New York Times
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The number of African-American drug offenders in state prisons has declined for the first time since law enforcement agencies started the war on drugs 25 years ago, even as convictions of white drug offenders have increased, according to a new study released Tuesday...

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Piracy: We Saved a Man, but Solved Nothing

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Stanford Review
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Obviously everyone is happy to have rescued the captain and killed the bad guys...

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Will Arnold Be the Star of This Show?

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, April 13, 2009

The phone call came innocently enough early one morning last week -- no warning, and no identification other than my caller i.d. informing me that it was "000-000-0000" on the line...

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Mayor Bloomberg's Crib Sheet

with Diane Ravitchvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Monday, April 13, 2009

Arne Duncan, the secretary of education, has urged the nation's mayors to take control of their public schools so that they can impose radical reforms...

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Bear Necessity?

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, April 8, 2009

This summer marks six years since Arnold Schwarzenegger shocked the world and jumped into the recall election...