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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When Lady Luck Plays Moneyball

by David R. Hendersonvia TCS Daily
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Most sports fans and sports analysts, for all their hours examining their teams, are fundamentally wrong about one important aspect of sports…

In the News
In the News

The Fresh Face

with Shelby Steelevia Time Magazine
Monday, October 23, 2006

It is 9 A.M. on a fresh, sunny Saturday in Rockford, Ill., and nearly a thousand people have gathered in the gymnasium at Rock Valley College to participate in a town meeting with their Senator, Barack Obama…

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Candidates discuss education, other issues

with Hoover Institutionvia Benton County Daily Report
Friday, October 20, 2006

Candidates for the District 98 seat in the state House of Representatives — Democrat Carole Westby and Republican Donna Hutchinson — were guests Thursday of women of the Bella Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9063 Auxiliary…

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A liberal who prepared the ground for Thatcherism

with Milton Friedmanvia Financial Times
Friday, October 20, 2006

Lord Harris of High Cross, who died yesterday at the age of 81, played a decisive role in the free-marketcounter-revolution of the 1980s…

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Ahern, Howard for county board

with Williamson M. Eversvia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, October 20, 2006

More than 100 parents filled the board room and spilled out into the hallway Wednesday night for a board meeting of the Santa Clara County Office of Education…

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Accomplish mission or withdraw

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Harvard University Gazette
Thursday, October 19, 2006

Pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq may be the impetus Iraqis need to set aside their differences and their arms to join together for the good of their country - or it may spark a bloodbath targeting those who cooperated with American forces in hopes of establishing democratic government…

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White House Briefing: A Question Bush Can’t Answer

with Larry Diamondvia Washington Post
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

There are a lot of questions -- about a lot of things -- that President Bush can't seem to answer…