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Analysis and Commentary

Barack Obama through Muslim Eyes

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, August 25, 2008

How do Muslims see Barack Hussein Obama?...

Analysis and Commentary

Neighbors right to remain fearful of Russian force

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, August 22, 2008

Thomas Friedman of The New York Times writes that he is against expanding NATO...

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Obama's bind

with Shelby Steelevia Christian Century (IL)
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Black public figures seem to fall into one of two categories: they either project a militant resistance to white racism and its pervasive legacy or a generous willingness to look past that tortured history for the sake of an interracial future...

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Michelle Obama expected to turn on the charm

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 25, 2008

Michelle Obama likes to describe herself in simple terms -- a mother, a lawyer and a wife who grew up in a blue-collar family in a working-class Chicago neighborhood...

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Obama's historic rise has impact on civil rights struggle

with Shelby Steelevia St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Monday, August 25, 2008

Jesse White traces the road to Barack Obama's historic presidential nomination back to 1955, to the streets of Montgomery, Ala., where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. honed his speeches and Rosa Parks said "no more" to the back of the bus...

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The Great Depression with Amity Shlaes: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 25, 2008

Amity Shlaes challenges the received wisdom that the Great Depression occurred because capitalism broke, and that it ended because FDR, and government in general, came to the rescue...

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Michelle Obama's goal: Define herself

with Bill Whalenvia Chicago Tribune
Monday, August 25, 2008

Michelle Obama likes to describe herself in simple terms—a mother, a lawyer and a wife who grew up in a blue-collar family in a Chicago working-class neighborhood...

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New US president 'could bring nuclear disarmament'

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Australian
Monday, August 25, 2008

A new US president could bring an historic US commitment to "serious nuclear disarmament," says Australia's Gareth Evans, co-head of a new international anti-nuclear commission...

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When Is a Tax Cut Really a Tax Hike? Usually

with Milton Friedmanvia Barron's Online
Monday, August 25, 2008

RHETORIC ABOUT TAX CUTS AND WHAT SEGMENT of society should get them is a predictable part of every presidential campaign...

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Roberts on the Price of Everything

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 25, 2008

Russ Roberts, host of EconTalk and author of the economics novel, The Price of Everything, talks with guest host Arnold Kling about the ideas in The Price of Everything: price gouging, the role of prices in the aftermath of natural disaster, spontaneous order, and the hidden harmony of the economic cosmos...

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Take Steps Toward A Nuclear-Free Future

with George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 24, 2008

As we head into the presidential nomination conventions this week, there's one important subject that has gotten only scant attention from candidates Barack Obama and John McCain: our global nuclear weapons crisis...

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Frank Rich, economist

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Sunday, August 24, 2008

After mentioning Michael Phelps's success, Rich writes:...

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Hollywood and Liberals

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 24, 2008

For every Ronald Reagan Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jon Voight, Charlton Heston, and a few other prominent conservative Hollywood stars, there are probably more than 50 strongly liberal actors, directors, producers, and other "above the line" categories of filmmakers...

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Biden is back—Smile, Laugh or Cry?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, August 23, 2008

He’s been around in the Senate about ten times longer than Barack Obama, and offers age and experience to Obama’s thin (”above my paygrade”) resume and blank slate...

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Inside Politics

with Wynton Hallvia Washington Times
Friday, August 22, 2008

"Say what you will about Republicans making a muddle of governing, but they sure know how to campaign," CNN analyst David Gergen writes at ac360.blogs.cnn.com...

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THE STANLEY FOUNDATION: A NEW LOOK AT NO FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

with George P. Shultzvia MaximsNews Network
Friday, August 22, 2008

Earlier this year, the staff of the Stanley Foundation's US Nuclear Review project assembled several experts on nuclear weapons in a discussion on the feasibility of the United States adopting a policy never to strike first using nuclear weapons in the event of a conflict...

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Channel 4 steady, but feeling ad pinch

with Niall Fergusonvia Hollywood Reporter (CA)
Friday, August 22, 2008

A year after Channel 4's decision to move away from commercial hits like "Celebrity Big Brother" in favor of more public service content, director of television Kevin Lygo said the broadcaster is maintaining overall audience share but being squeezed by the advertising downturn...

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Foreign policy all talk, no action

with Thomas Sowellvia Paris Post-Intelligencer (TN)
Friday, August 22, 2008

Speak softly and carry a big stick, Theodore Roosevelt urged...

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Peter Kay to return to Channel 4 with satire on reality TV

with Niall Fergusonvia Guardian (UK)
Friday, August 22, 2008

Peter Kay is to return to Channel 4 for the first time in four years with a new satire on reality TV as part of a special night dedicated to the comedian...

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School Choice: Really Free, Semi-Free, or Flee as Fast as You Can?

with Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowellvia Independent Institute
Thursday, August 21, 2008

School choice is one of the most popular ideas promoted by liberty-minded writers and politicians...