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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Potentially a great catch for India

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Australian
Friday, February 1, 2008

Cricket these days is never far from tumult, some of it the result of on-field shenanigans, some the by-product of more tectonic events that occur beyond the boundary...

Analysis and Commentary

Mukasey's Mojo

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Attorney General Michael Mukasey frustrated Democrats yesterday when he refused, again, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee whether water-boarding counts as torture or is otherwise prohibited by law...

Analysis and Commentary

McCain’s Crooked Talk

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, January 31, 2008

We have been hearing for years that Senator John McCain gives “straight talk” and his bus has been endlessly referred to as the “Straight Talk Express..."

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In the News

He's a hawk on the war, yet independent-minded voters who are sick of Iraq are voting for him anyway

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, February 1, 2008

John McCain will likely go down in history as the first GOP presidential nominee who vaulted to the front of the pack despite failing to win a plurality among self-identified Republicans in any of the early state primaries...

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Wall Street Embraces Big Government to Stave Off U.S. Recession

with David R. Hendersonvia Bloomberg
Friday, February 1, 2008

With U.S. mortgage foreclosures set to top 1 million this year and home prices falling at the fastest pace since the Great Depression, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Vice Chairman Thomas Russo says the government must take action to prevent a recession...

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Barack Obama's racial 'bargaining'

with Shelby Steelevia Huntsville Times (AL)
Friday, February 1, 2008

Black conservative Shelby Steele has an interesting explanation for Sen. Barack Obama's success in competing with Sen. Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party's nomination for president...

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Shelby Steele on Obama and the Politics of Race: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Shelby Steelevia National Review Online
Friday, February 1, 2008

Why can’t Obama win?

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Obama, in black and white

with Shelby Steelevia Oregonian
Friday, February 1, 2008

Shelby Steele thinks Barack Obama is making a bargain with whites who support him...

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When a bargain is a challenge

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Friday, February 1, 2008

You can almost almost sympathize with Bill Clinton...

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The Wonky Genius

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Bill Clinton is considered a policy wonk, the guy who really understands the details of public policy...

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The Non-Debate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, January 31, 2008

If one studies carefully the Clintama answers on the war on terror, illegal immigration, and Iraq then the magnitude of Republican infighting seems surreal...

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Feedback, knowledge and the division of labor

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Arnold Kling over at EconLog tells the poignant story of worrying about his father's health care...

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Tiger Woods and PC

with Thomas Sowellvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, January 30, 2008

When will the tsunami of PC so oppressing our nation dissipate?