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Analysis and Commentary

Teachers Divided

by Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Friday, January 11, 2008

Senator Barack Obama sees a post-partisan future for America, but that doesn’t mean all divisions will disappear...

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Can it

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Friday, January 11, 2008

At NRO's Corner, Victor Davis Hanson speculates on the origin of Barack Obama's "Yes, we can" theme...

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Canada Would Benefit from a 15 Percent Flat Tax

with Alvin Rabushkavia National Center for Policy Analysis
Friday, January 11, 2008

Most Canadian taxpayers could complete their personal tax returns in about five minutes using a postcard-size form if Canada adopted a 15 percent flat tax, according to a new report by the Fraser Institute...

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It's Not Change, Stupid

with Morris P. Fiorinavia CBS News
Thursday, January 10, 2008

For all the breast-beating and soul-searching being performed by the political elite over why we so badly blew predicting Hillary Clinton’s New Hampshire resurrection, we actually blew something much bigger: understanding the central dynamic of the presidential election...

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The Myth of the Authoritarian Model

with Michael McFaulvia Turcopundit
Thursday, January 10, 2008

A 5-page US essay on the effects of autocracy on development in Russia...

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Campaign Thoughts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, January 10, 2008

1. "He has to win....(fill in the state)..."

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Competition, everywhere

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 10, 2008

I have believed for a while now that an important reason that suburban public schools outperform urban public schools is that suburban public schools have to keep the parents happier because of the competition from private schools...

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Review: Jonathan Schell's New Book on the Nuclear Dilemma

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Miller-McCune
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Few people have looked as deeply into the nuclear abyss, seen the monster of our own making and grappled with it as has the writer Jonathan Schell...

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Fred Thompson, Riled

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Just got off the line with someone close to the Thompson campaign—and, more to the point, to Thompson himself...

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For Bernanke, a Question of Toughness

with John B. Taylorvia New York Times
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Is the Federal Reserve’s chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, too nice for the job?

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The Truth About Health Costs

with Scott W. Atlasvia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Democrats claim high medical costs are a "failure of the free market," and they demand a government takeover...

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How New Hampshire Upended The Democratic Race

with David Bradyvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The conventional wisdom today about the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary does not take into account the complexity of the multiple forces at play...