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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Another Vietnam?: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Critics of the Bush administration's conduct of the war in Iraq have long demanded that he admit his mistakes...

Analysis and Commentary

A flaw in the logic

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

"How should a conscientious Jew react to Israel's new image as military giant and flawed oppressor?"

In the News
In the News

States, Feds Look to Hike Minimum Wage

with Milton Friedmanvia Heartland Institute
Thursday, February 1, 2007

The stage is set for 2007 to be a hot year in the debate over raising the minimum wage...

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Scholars Cite Privacy Law as Obstacle

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Researchers looking to tap into the treasure troves of long-term student-achievement data that states and districts are starting to pile up say their efforts are increasingly running up against a decades-old federal law designed to protect student privacy...

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Reconsidering National Standards, Curricula, and Tests: A Talk With Diane Ravitch

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Good afternoon and welcome to the second in a series of online chats following the release of this year's Quality Counts report, "Quality Counts at 10: A Decade of Standards-Based Education..."

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What’s the Matter with Harlem?

with Thomas Sowell, Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Each election cycle for the last 20 years, Republicans have been hoping to increase their tiny share of the black vote...

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Milton Friedman: Misunderstood or Misguided?

with Milton Friedmanvia American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

The recent death of Milton Friedman, the Nobel-prize-winning economist, sent old-guard corporate social responsibility advocates into familiar anti-capitalist attack mode...

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Trade Deficits: Good or Bad?

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Two recent articles ought to give pause to current political and journalistic ignorance, perhaps demagoguery, about our international trade deficit...

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The Democratic "Vision"

with Victor Davis Hansonvia townhall.com
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

I'll be the first conservative to admit it's a depressing time to be one...

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Chung: The real healing begins for mother of Iris Chang

with Hoover Institutionvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Perhaps it is fate that makes 2007 different...

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How the system got sick

with Milton Friedmanvia Orange County Register
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

The 65-year history of how modern health care payment and delivery developed in America has at its center one key fact: Almost no individual pays his or her own way...

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The four pillars of Reaganomics

with Milton Friedman, Richard V. Allenvia Heritage Foundation
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

The following is Arthur Laffer's November 13 address to members of The Heritage Foundation's President's Club at the fall 2006 President's Club meeting, held at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC...

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Union Membership Rates

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

The percentage of wage and salary workers with union memberships has been on the decline for more than 50 years...

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California Health Insurance Proposal Could Serve as Model for Other States

with David R. Hendersonvia Kaisernetwork.org
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

A proposal announced last week by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) that would require all state residents to obtain health insurance "could prompt others to follow suit," although the plan could have a number of "downsides," the Wall Street Journal reports (Timiraos, Wall Street Journal, 1/13)...