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Analysis and Commentary

What the Real-Wage Pessimists Are Missing

by David R. Hendersonvia TCS Daily
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Some economists and journalists—I'll call them "the real-wage pessimists"—have claimed that average real wages have fallen during substantial time periods over the last 30 or so years...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Issue At Duke

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

In the wake of recent bombshell revelations in the Duke University "rape" case, even some of District Attorney Michael Nifong's supporters have started backing away from him...

Analysis and Commentary

FDR proposed additional phony 'rights' to be rejected

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Over the past couple of years I have explored Franklin D. Roosevelt's Second Bill of Rights because recently some heavy hitters in politics and legal theory have made a point of championing these ultimately phony rights...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Issue At Duke: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

As predicted in this column last May, District Attorney Michael Nifong will not take the Duke University "rape" case to trial -- at least not as a rape case...

Analysis and Commentary

Judging President Ford

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Monday, January 1, 2007

t's not every politician who gets to write the headline for his own obituary...

In the News
In the News

Entitlement Reform Without a Tax Hike

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

America is at a fundamental crossroads in regard to domestic economic policy...

In the News

Trade

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Canada is the United States' largest trading partner of goods...

In the News

California at the Crossroads--What Do We Want to Be?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia California Progress Report
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Ever since Gray Davis' landslide victory in the 1998 race for governor (if anyone still remembers it), California has been dismissed as too liberal, too absorbed by its own insular concerns - gays, identity politics and environmentalism - too brown and Asian, too dominated by immigrants to remain the national trendsetter it was once supposed to be...

In the News

What's the Matter With Kansas?

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

So, what will the Topeka school board, of Brown v. Board of Education infamy, say to the Brown family this time?

In the News

$35 Billion Giveaway, Friedman Bio, Pepsi: January Nonfiction

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

In 2007 America's 68,000 philanthropic foundations are expected to give away $35 billion...

In the News

Midterm realignment is more a whimper than a shout

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Scripps News
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Anyone who followed politics in 2006 heard that the midterm election was a cry for change...

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My Dream Archive

with Hoover Institutionvia Chronicle of Higher Education
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

My sabbatical seems an archipelago of friends' couches, brand-name hotels, and sublet apartments...

In the News

Terrorist Arafat

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Suppose the U.S. knew that someone helped kill American diplomats, and the government did nothing about it — instead honoring that someone as a "partner in peace..."

In the News

A healthy dose of free-market forces

with Milton Friedmanvia Orange County Register
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Health care's destructive rising costs result in fewer consumers able to afford it, fewer providers willing to sell it and an ever-increasing number of government regulators tinkering with it...

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Economic Change

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

John Baden writes about how life has changed in Montana: