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Analysis and Commentary

Raul, China, and Post-Fidel Cuba

by William Ratliffvia Latin Business Chronicle
Monday, August 28, 2006

At the beginning of August, Cuba got a new “Maximum Leader” for the first time in almost a half century...

Analysis and Commentary

Letters 08.29.06

by Henry I. Millervia Sonoma News
Monday, August 28, 2006

"Rhetoric and paté abounded on the first day of the City Council's ban" of foie gras in Chicago (Aug. 22), according to the Chicago Tribune, "as restaurateurs and gourmands openly flouted the prohibition - cultured, giddy, goose-liver-fueled acts of defiance...

Analysis and Commentary

You're more than your ethnicity

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 28, 2006

Another way of titling this column could be "Hazards of Determinism…

In the News

Reaganomics: How’s It Going?

with Milton Friedmanvia American Enterprise Institute
Monday, August 28, 2006

When Ronald Reagan came to Washington, he brought with him a conservative school of economics...

Analysis and Commentary

Obesity and Choice

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 28, 2006

A letter by Professor of Public Health David L. Katz in The New York Times Magazine (August 27, 2006) suggests that instead of genetic or other inborn factors (nature), we should look more to environmental ones (nurture) when it comes to trying to understand obesity…

Analysis and Commentary

Relearning terror lessons

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, August 27, 2006

From the recent Israel-Hezbollah war in southern Lebanon to the jihadists in Iraq’s Sunni Triangle to the repeated efforts by Islamists across the globe to trump Sept. 11, what old lessons about terrorism are we in the West finding ourselves having to relearn…

In the News

Plenty of blame for Iraq

with Lieutenant General H. R. McMastervia Miami Herald
Sunday, August 27, 2006

Thomas E. Ricks' new book opens with a first-sentence-tells-all flourish: ``President George W. Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003 ultimately may come to be seen as one of the most profligate actions in the history of American foreign policy...

Analysis and Commentary

Skewed views of crime

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Sunday, August 27, 2006

Do higher rates of imprisonment reduce crime…

Analysis and Commentary

Beware of hazards of falling back on person's ethnicity

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Friday, August 25, 2006

One favorite way of attempting to understand people is by reference to their ethnicity: "Oh, well, now I understand — she comes from Italy (or India, Kentucky, New York or Romania, you name the place)…

Analysis and Commentary

Part 2 of 2: Left's Easy Answers On Crime

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, August 25, 2006

Do higher rates of imprisonment reduce crime...

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