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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Reagan Night

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Friday, May 4, 2007

On Thursday night, the current crop of Republicans running for president in 2008 met at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, for their first debate...

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Reagan, Unscripted

with George P. Shultzvia Vanity Fair
Friday, June 1, 2007

All the qualities that made Ronald Reagan one of the most popular presidents in modern American history are reflected in the diaries, to be published this month, that he kept throughout his eight years in office...

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The road to prosperity

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, May 4, 2007

The road to prosperity for a nation is to find ways to get more from less...

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Chuck Colson's Short Circuit

with Milton Friedmanvia American Spectator
Friday, May 4, 2007

The 2004 election caused many vote-minded Democrats to start thinking about how to attract so-called "values voters..."

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Liberté, Égalité, Malheureux?

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Friday, May 4, 2007

This Sunday, French voters will choose their next president in a run-off election between the center-right Nicolas Sarkozy and the socialist Segolene Royal, and the future of French happiness hangs in the balance...

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What would Ronnie do if we wanted to raise taxes?

with Thomas Sowellvia Lake Sun Leader (MO)
Friday, May 4, 2007

I know what you are thinking...

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How School Testing Got Corrupted

by Diane Ravitchvia Huffington Post
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Ask almost any teacher or principal, and they will tell you that testing has gotten out of hand...

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A Softer, Gentler Era of U.S., Iran Relations?

with Abbas Milanivia International Press Service
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Tehran's high-level presence at the meeting this week in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt to discuss Iraq's security boosts the chances for eventual negotiations between Tehran and Washington over their long-running disputes, say analysts here and in Iran...

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Stanford Professor to Receive Kunsho

with Hoover Institutionvia Nichi Bei Times
Thursday, May 3, 2007

During World War II, he was among 120,000 persons of Japanese descent shoved into cramped living quarters and incarcerated behind barbed wire fences...

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Free to choose, and learn

with Milton Friedman, Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Economist
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Few ideas in education are more controversial than vouchers—letting parents choose to educate their children wherever they wish at the taxpayer's expense...

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Most Nations Seen Falling Short of NAEP ‘Proficiency’

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Outside of a handful of Asian nations, the typical 8th grader in many foreign countries would not meet “proficient” levels on U.S. tests of mathematics and science, a new reanalysis of international achievement shows...