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Analysis and Commentary

Meet My Friend Clarence

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

It would be hard to think of anyone whose portrayal in the media differs more radically from the reality than that of Justice Clarence Thomas...

In the News

Quaker charity sued over a doctor's legacy

with Hoover Institutionvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Monday, October 8, 2007

Dr. Leo Eloesser planned his legacy down to the last exacting detail...

In the News

After Sputnik we aimed high, now our aims are low

with John Abizaidvia Newsday
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Fifty years ago today, the Soviet Union stunned the world by orbiting a space satellite, Sputnik..

In the News

The virtues of liberty

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

The transition from communism to freedom has been disappointing in many ways...

In the News

Step by step on a path toward conservatism

with Thomas Sowellvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Clarence Thomas grew up poor and black in the segregated South...

Friends and the Law

by Ethan J. Leibvia Policy Review
Monday, October 1, 2007

Can public policy support the institution of friendship?

In the News

Hillary Clinton ignites passions, both pro and con

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, September 30, 2007

In his other life, Douglas Cogan, 59, is a San Bernardino County commercial real estate broker...

In the News

Should charity be tax deductible?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Interesting piece in the NYT on the bang for the buck that comes from the deductibility of charity...

Analysis and Commentary

Squeamishness Kills

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

A whole nation following the tragedy of a mine cave-in in Utah was struck by the further tragedy of another cave-in at the same mine, killing men who had gone underground to try to rescue the miners trapped there...

In the News

Democrats Face Online Diagnoses, but No Cure Yet

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Times
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Although last year’s midterm elections ended in a historic Democratic take-back of Congress, party leaders and grass-roots supporters alike have acknowledged that the gains owed more to public unhappiness with the Iraq war and the presidency of George W. Bush than with any bold new policies advanced by the Democrats...


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