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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Healthcare reform that's hard to swallow

by Henry I. Millervia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

It has become fashionable at the White House and on Capitol Hill to try to cut costs at the expense of the research-intensive (as opposed to generic) pharmaceutical industry...

Analysis and Commentary

Care Versus Control

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

As someone who was once rushed to a hospital in the middle of the night, because of taking a medication that millions of people take every day without the slightest problem...

Analysis and Commentary

Gay Marriage, Democracy, and the Courts

by Robert P. Georgevia Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 3, 2009

We are in the midst of a showdown over the legal definition of marriage...

In the News
In the News

Obama would stifle military and medical creativity

with Scott W. Atlasvia Examiner (DC)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

We Americans tend to take the great strengths of our country for granted...

In the News

Trotsky with Hitchens and Service: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Christopher Hitchens, Robert Servicevia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

What if Trotsky, rather than Stalin, attained control of the Soviet Union?...

In the News

Obamacare exaggerates need for reform, creates more problems than it solves

with Scott W. Atlasvia News Press (FL)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Reforming our health care system is a top priority of President Obama...

In the News

Money Books for the Summer Bedside Table

with Niall Ferguson, John B. Taylorvia Washingtonian
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

While people in many other places are turning to a thriller, romance, or Harry Potter book for summer reading, lots of Washingtonians are trying to understand what’s happened to the economy and what Washington should be doing about it...

In the News

Medical malpractice changes must accompany health care reforms

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Americans overwhelmingly support reforms to our nation’s health care system...

In the News

Consumers, voters change their minds fast and often

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Politico
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Hate your cell phone provider?...

In the News

Judge Robreno: Cleaning up clogged asbestos MDL

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Legal Newsline
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Serving in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, a federal judge is making a name for himself for his swift handling of a huge asbestos docket...

In the News

Privatization Will Not Help Us Achieve Our Goals: An Interview with Diane Ravitch

with Diane Ravitch, Michael J. Petrillivia Learning Matters
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Diane Ravitch is a prominent historian of education, the author of a dozen books including Edspeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords and Jargon (2007), The Language Police (2003) and Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms (2000)...

In the News

Penultimata: Tranquil reflections on a passionate past

with Robert Conquestvia Telegraph (UK)
Monday, August 3, 2009

Even if you do not know much about Stalin, you know that he killed millions of his own people...

In the News

Fate of Detained Journalists in Question

with Abbas Milanivia KCBS (CA)
Monday, August 3, 2009

The status of three Americans reportedly arrested by Iranian border guards last weekend remains in question...

In the News

10 Things Media Won't Tell You About American Healthcare

with Scott W. Atlasvia News Busters, Media Research Center
Sunday, August 2, 2009

If the media were honest with the public about the quality of healthcare in America, would Obama and the Democrats have a prayer in passing the kind of reform currently being proposed?...