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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Crying Game

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The teary, compassionate Hillary and her “human moment” were just in time — and misinterpreted by the media...

Analysis and Commentary

Two-pronged approach to peace

by Lawrence Chickeringvia Boston Globe
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

As George W. Bush begins his first trip to Israel as president to follow up the international conference on Middle East peace in Annapolis, Md., he and his administration need to take into account a major dimension of conflict that all past efforts at forging an Israeli-Palestinian agreement have failed to consider...

Analysis and Commentary

Myths of '68

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

This 40th anniversary of the turbulent year 1968 is already starting to spawn nostalgic accounts of that year...

In the News
In the News

Working Conditions Trump Pay

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Thursday, January 10, 2008

As a high-profile former teacher-of-the-year in his part of the state, North Carolina middle school teacher William Ferriter sometimes gets flak for continuing to work in a relatively affluent, high-performing school rather than one plagued by poverty and academic problems...

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Opposing view: 'Americans need tax relief'

with Milton Friedmanvia USA Today
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Americans today are still struggling with record levels of taxation...

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James Huang reiterates China threat

with William J. Perryvia Taipei Times
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Minister of Foreign Affairs James Huang returned from Swaziland yesterday, warning that China could use any of a series of major events to increase its efforts to isolate Taiwan...

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Malawi's 'free trade' revolt

with Milton Friedmanvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

In the bitter winter of 1788-1789, the government of Louis XVI exported almost the entire French grain crop, lining the pockets of aristocrats and landed elites while leaving peasants to starve...

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Analysis: Deficit shoves strategy to the right

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's "post-partisan" strategy for two years has relied on merging support from majority Democrats with his personal brand of moderate Republican beliefs, almost entirely without support from other GOP members in the Capitol...

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Doubletalk

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson appeared on Squawk Box on cable channel CNBC on January 8, 2008...

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Winning on Security

with Michael McFaulvia Atlantic
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Brian Katulis writes on a subject near to my heart: how progressives can win on national security...

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The Humpty Dumpty Economy

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Sun
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

"Ooof, things have gone from bad to ugly," an economics blogger, Yves Smith, wrote on Naked Capitalism yesterday, after the stocks of the Municipal Bond Insurance Association and the American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation tumbled on suspicion that their earnings will be lower than expected...

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Nukes and the elections

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Spero News
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

In this extra-long (and far from finished) campaign season, we have heard a lot from the candidates...

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'Blueprint for Destruction'

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Knoxville News Sentinel
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance says the NNSA's latest plan for transforming the nuclear weapons complex is "a blueprint for destruction of the earth..."

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Virtual Salami

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Since interviewing Edward Castronova, I've continued thinking about how prominent these virtual playgrounds are going to be in our lives...