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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Primary Dilemmas

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, January 18, 2008

It is becoming increasingly and painfully clear that voters in both parties are having a hard time settling on a frontrunner...

Analysis and Commentary

Bizarro Goldwater?

by Wynton Hallvia National Review Online
Friday, January 18, 2008

Republicans have a decision to make: Do they want a Barry Goldwater–style bloodletting that sacrifices political victory on the altar of ideological purity?

Analysis and Commentary

Economist: Don't Jump the Gun on Stimulus Plans

by Russell Robertsvia NPR
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Love that word—stimulus...

Analysis and Commentary

Felon-Friendly Congress

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Friday, January 11, 2008

Often, what emerges from Congress is a parody not only of good government, but of common sense...

In the News
In the News

How absolute power corrupts

with Larry Diamondvia Financial Mail (South Africa)
Friday, January 18, 2008

What does the president know?

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Sit Up and Smile!

by Peter M. Robinson with Shelby Steelevia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, January 18, 2008

From a reader, both kind and merciful...

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Candidates flock to California before Feb. 5 primaries

with Bill Whalenvia Stanford Daily
Friday, January 18, 2008

California, long accustomed to being an ATM for presidential candidates looking to raise money, could play an important role in establishing the Democratic nominee when voters here cast their ballots on Feb. 5...

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After Words: Kiron Skinner, "The Strategy of Campaigning," interviewed by Marcus Mabry

with Kiron K. Skinnervia C-Span2 Book TV
Friday, January 18, 2008

Kiron Skinner, associate professor of history and political science at Carnegie Mellon University, is co-author of the recently published book, "The Strategy of Campaigning," which looks at the political careers of Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin...

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Putin's tiff with Britain reflects authoritarian trend in Russia

with Michael McFaulvia Vancouver Sun
Friday, January 18, 2008

The heated and sometimes comic diplomatic wrestling bout between London and Moscow is not just about the Kremlin's anger at Britain harbouring dissident Russian tycoons...

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Norman Podhoretz on World War IV: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Friday, January 18, 2008

Can we live with a nuclear Iran?

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The First Affirmative Action Candidate

with Shelby Steelevia FrontPage Magazine
Friday, January 18, 2008

Shelby Steele, an African-American research fellow at Stanford University Hoover Institute and author of White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era pointed out that, “By the mid-sixties White Guilt was eliciting an entirely new kind of Black leadership, not selfless men like Martin Luther King who appealed to the nation’s moral character but smaller men, bargainers, bluffers, and haranguers - not moralists but specialists in moral indignation - who would set up a trade with White Guilt..."

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Clinton sizzles in UC-Davis spotlight

with Bill Whalen, Shanto Iyengarvia Stanford Daily
Friday, January 18, 2008

California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi was trying to warm up the crowd...

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Symposium: The Immigration Solution

with Victor Davis Hansonvia FrontPage Magazine
Friday, January 18, 2008

In this special edition of Frontpage Symposium, we have invited a distinguished panel to discuss the myth and reality of immigration...

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Currency Currents

with Niall Fergusonvia FxStreet
Thursday, January 17, 2008

This morning I did a Google search for two words, first ‘Bernanke’ and then ‘Trichet...'

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The Democratic Presidential Candidates on Nuclear Weapons Elimination

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Hoover Institutionvia Huffington Post
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Four veteran cold warriors this week reiterated their call for steep reductions in the nuclear arsenals with the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons world-wide...

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Has King’s dream been realized?

with Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, January 17, 2008

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream,” excerpted below...

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Politics and Fruit

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Bill (of “motor-voter” access fame) lost his temper again, berating a reporter who quizzed him about the very strange support of the Clinton machine for a suit seeking to restrict caucus access for Nevada workers on the strip...

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Norman Podhoretz on World War IV: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Post-9/11 America has split into two camps, according to Podhoretz...

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Stimulus

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Here is my commentary from NPR's All Things Considered on why a stimulus package is unlikely to stimulate...

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Race and sex irrelevancies

with Thomas Sowellvia Washington Times
Thursday, January 17, 2008

So, why not a woman for president?

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How good should your business be?

with Milton Friedmanvia Economist
Thursday, January 17, 2008

How wonderful to think that you can make money and save the planet at the same time...

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Nuclear war: the safety paradox

with Sidney D. Drellvia Nature.com
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

When a series of weapons tests announces a new member of the nuclear club, as in both Pakistan and India in May 1998, the natural response is to do everything possible to punish the proliferator and limit its future nuclear development...

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Need Deficit Solutions? Think School Choice

with Herbert J. Walbergvia Pacific Research Institute
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

According to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California faces a combined $14 billion budget deficit for this fiscal year and the next...

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Energy Consumption

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Energy consumption in the United States has tripled over the past fifty-five years...