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In the News

Life Is Better; It Isn’t Better. Which Is It?

with Michael J. Boskinvia New York Times
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

When the first snow falls on the North Shore of Chicago this winter, Robert Gordon will take his Toro snow blower out of the garage and think about how lucky he is not to be using a shovel...

In the News

White House puts forward new draft bill on CIA interrogations

with George P. Shultzvia Financial Times
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The battle between the White House and Republican senators at odds over interrogation techniques at secret Central Intelligence Agency prisons moved closer to resolution last night when the White House sent a new draft bill to Congress...

Analysis and Commentary

Darfurians in crosshairs

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Just about a year ago at the United Nations, leaders at the world summit embraced a principle that amounts to a revolution in moral consciousness, the "responsibility to protect...

Analysis and Commentary

Suicidal hand-wringing

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

When you enter a boxing ring, you agree to abide by the rules of boxing...

Analysis and Commentary

Customer Service, Communication and the Free Market

by Henry I. Millervia
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman correctly concluded that the blame for many of the distortions of the marketplace caused by government lies with the system itself, not just the actors within it...

In the News

Plan to reduce faculty at UF draws letters

with Koret Task Forcevia Gainesville Sun
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

A plan that would reduce the number of faculty in UF's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has spurred a letter-writing campaign across UF's campus...

Analysis and Commentary

The Vegas fallacy in the welfare state

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

It's not just in Las Vegas but wherever there's gambling (Monte Carlo, the river boats in Mississippi, etc.)...

In the News

Mirror, Mirror Upon the Wall, Who is the Freest of All?

with Milton Friedmanvia Brussels Journal
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

At the end of August each year, many leading European scholars, businesspeople, policymakers and even some graduate students come to the small Austrian village of Alpbach, arguably one of the most scenic on the planet, to discuss the state and future of the world economy and what should be done...

In the News

Today's editorial: The debate is late, but necessary

with George P. Shultzvia Orange County Register
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Judging by his news conference on Friday, President Bush is growing impatient with delays in Congress, especially the Senate, in considering administration-proposed legislation to codify just how U.S. troops and other agents should treat prisoners and detainees in the "war on terror...

In the News

Compromise Called Possible on Interrogations

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Monday, September 18, 2006

President Bush’s national security adviser signaled on Sunday that he was seeking a compromise with the Republican senators who are rebelling against the administration’s proposal to explicitly permit certain severe interrogation practices against terrorism suspects...