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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Problem With Presidential Signing Statements

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Cato Institute
Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Recently, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Arlen Specter, held a hearing about "presidential signing statements." ...

Analysis and Commentary

Un acuerdo realista sobre las Malvinas

by William Ratliffvia La Nacion (Argentina)
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

El 25º aniversario del fin de una guerra trágica es un momento oportuno para lamentar las pérdidas....

Analysis and Commentary

How Al Gore harms the environment

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Several stories in the news the past week are fascinatingly linked, but no one seems to have noticed....

In the News
In the News

In Economics Departments, a Growing Will to Debate Fundamental Assumptions

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

For many economists, questioning free-market orthodoxy is akin to expressing a belief in intelligent design at a Darwin convention: Those who doubt the naturally beneficial workings of the market are considered either deluded or crazy....

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GOP front-runners not wedded to 'surge'

with Hoover Institutionvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

As President Bush struggles to maintain support in Congress for his Iraq "surge" strategy, the three leading Republican presidential contenders have been quietly backing away from any commitment to continue the buildup....

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Rudy Giuliani's New Foreign Policy Team

with Charles Hill, Peter Berkowitz, George P. Shultzvia American Thinker
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Tuesday, Rudy Giuliani announced the line-up of his foreign policy team, addressing a key area of concern of many voters going into November 2008, a brief analysis might lend some insight into Rudy's perspective regarding the challenges ahead and how he would plan to deal with them as President....

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Analysis: Patenting Mother Nature?

with F. Scott Kieffvia United Press International
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Legislation currently pending in Congress would prohibit researchers from patenting genes, but experts disagree on whether such a measure would help or hinder healthcare innovation....

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China Executes Ex-Drug Chief, Vows to Stamp Out Fakes

with Ramon H. Myersvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

China executed its former chief drug regulator for taking bribes in a crackdown on fake medicine, a warning that the country intends to deal sternly with corruption....

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Giuliani campaign: Fmr. U.S. Sen. Kasten named as foreign policy advisor

with George P. Shultz, Peter Berkowitz, Charles Hillvia WisPolitics.com
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

The Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee announced today several members of Mayor Giuliani’s foreign policy team....

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Giuliani bolsters foreign policy team

with George P. Shultz, Charles Hillvia Politics on Hudson
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

While John McCain’s campaign team is getting smaller, Rudy Giuliani’s is getting bigger....

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Outsourcing Shapes up as 2008 Election Issue

with Bill Whalenvia IT Business Edge
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Much of the angst over the just-defeated immigration bill is due to concern over Americans losing jobs — to illegal immigrants on the low end of the labor scale and to high-tech pros from other countries entering the U.S. on H-1B visas at the high end....

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Stanford Educator to Serve on Giuliani Campaign

with Charles Hillvia KCBS (CA)
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

A research fellow at the Hoover Institution who served as an aide to the Secretary of State during the 1980s has been tapped as a campaign advisor for Rudolph Giuliani....