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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Modern-Day George III?

by Peter M. Robinson with Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Friday, April 17, 2009

At the "tea party protests" that took place on Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the streets and asserted an outrageous claim...

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Whitman backs her campaign with millions

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, April 17, 2009

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman - who wants to be the first Republican woman nominee for California governor - put some big stakes on the table Thursday, donating $2.8 million of her own money to her gubernatorial campaign...

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Pornography, the New Tobacco

with Mary Eberstadt, Policy Reviewvia New York Times
Friday, April 17, 2009

Today’s idea: “The public moral status of tobacco half a century ago is strikingly similar to that of pornography today,” a scholar writes...

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At War with Gen. Jack Keane: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, April 17, 2009

Jack Keane discusses the multiple challenges facing the U.S. military, the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran, and more...

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Class sizes a constant balancing act for area school districts

with Eric Hanushekvia Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Friday, April 17, 2009

Until 2006, Barbara Hadley taught about 24 pupils in her third-grade classroom at Fyle Elementary School in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District...

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Creating a New Reset Button

with George P. Shultzvia Moscow Times
Friday, April 17, 2009

This year is the 100th anniversary of Russia's parliamentary diplomacy...

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G20 a circus for clowns

with John B. Taylorvia Australian
Friday, April 17, 2009

THE Group of 20 meeting in London produced plenty of media hype and uncritical commentary but very little to resolve the global financial difficulties...

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Two dukes and three lessons for property investors

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Fifty large wars, 20 deep recessions, more than 20 severe stock market crashes: now that’s what I call a stress-test...

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Gorbachev: US military power blocks `no nukes'

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Thursday, April 16, 2009

President Barack Obama's call for a nuclear weapons-free world is welcome, but the huge U.S. defense budget may prove an "insurmountable obstacle" to reaching that goal, former Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev said Thursday...

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Prop 1A: A Tale of Two Cities

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Want a closer look at California's political divide -- that is, the divide within the political chattering class and the May 19 special election?...

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The Union War on Charter Schools

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 16, 2009

On education policy, appeasement is about as ineffective as it is in foreign affairs...