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Tough Talk to Tehran

with Michael McFaulvia Bangor Daily News
Friday, August 24, 2007

There are many reasons to be frustrated with Iran’s double talk about its nuclear program, its backing of Hezbollah in Lebanon and possibly arming Shiite militias in Iraq and the Taliban in Afghanistan...

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In defense of Michael Vick, Part 2

with Tibor R. Machanvia WND - World Net Daily
Friday, August 24, 2007

Let us begin with a species-correct, English-language primer...

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Letter: Don't Undersell 'Geeks' When It Comes to American Competitiveness

with Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 24, 2007

Regarding Chester E. Finn Jr. and Diane Ravitch's op-ed ("Not by Geeks Alone," Aug. 8): The authors state the problem correctly -- elevating the importance of science, technology, engineering and math ("STEM" subjects) above subjects like history and literature does American students no favors...

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Thought should be given to "socialized medicine" pitches

with Milton Friedmanvia Reno Gazette Journal (NV)
Friday, August 24, 2007

It seems that many of our presidential candidates are offering universal medical care as bait for our votes...

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Learning the Language

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Thursday, August 23, 2007

It's been interesting to see how readers of this blog have expressed what they think of Diane Ravitch's definition for bilingual education that appears in her new book about education jargon...

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The Reviews are In: The Senate Republicans' Budget Play was a Flop

with Bill Whalenvia California Majority Report
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Since the California Republican Party has oddly decided to attack Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez just two days after the GOP dropped its seven-week stranglehold on the state budget (a friendly reminder: the state Assembly passed the budget on July 20th), we figured we would remind the CRP of what those in the reality-based world are saying...

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For the Love of Geeks

with Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Times
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Everybody appreciates the geeks, who bear us the gifts of the technology they understand...

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Sen. Feinstein Voices Disapproval of Iraq's Prime Minister

with Larry Diamond, Abbas Milanivia KGO News
Thursday, August 23, 2007

California senator Dianne Feinstein calls for the resignation of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki...

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The Charter Difference

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Post
Thursday, August 23, 2007

The first-year results of a five-year study of nearly 50 New York City charter schools echo what we in the charter movement have been saying for the last 10 years...

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Why Study War?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Monday, August 20, 2007

Try explaining to a college student that Tet was an American military victory...