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Analysis and Commentary

So Emotional

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Some people think that the reason the public misunderstands so many issues is that these issues are too “complex” for most voters...

In the News

Gas-price blues: The 'Smart' answer

with Milton Friedmanvia Baltimore Sun
Thursday, May 8, 2008

It's a little-known fact that I worked my way through college pumping gas...

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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Did you know? . . . There are 161 different types of crude oil traded on the international market...

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Why oil matters in Iraq

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Week Daily
Friday, May 2, 2008

The White House this week warned Congress that any cuts in aid for Iraq could prolong the war...

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Crude logic

with Gary S. Beckervia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, May 1, 2008

There is a puzzle over oil prices - and it is not what is driving them up...

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Amber Waves Of Pain

with Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Energy: Senate Republicans want to freeze ethanol mandates that don't cut the price of fuel or help the environment...

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Undoing America's Ethanol Mistake

with Milton Friedmanvia Investor's Business Daily
Friday, April 25, 2008

The Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman once said, "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."...

Analysis and Commentary

A new environmentalism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Tuesday was Earth Day, and it reminded us how environmentalism has helped to preserve the natural habitat of the United States - reducing the manmade pollution of our soils, air and water that is a byproduct of comfortable modern industrial life...

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The Power of Petrodollars

with Hoover Institutionvia Epoch Times
Friday, April 18, 2008

On March 26, the spot price for a barrel of crude oil settled on $105.83...

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Putin’s Flawed Model

by Michael McFaul, Kathryn Stonervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 17, 2008

The assertion that Russia has discovered a new kind of capitalism— “market authoritarianism”—is a myth. Putin and company have no idea how to sustain real growth. By Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss.


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