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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Review: Safire's 'Dictionary' adds definition to politi-speak

via St. Petersburg Times
Sunday, June 15, 2008

Elections are difficult for Floridians...

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Dropout numbers only part of equation

via Sun-Sentinel
Sunday, June 15, 2008

Walt Disney World will welcome on Thursday and Friday the U.S. secretary of education, New York City's mayor, Florida's former governor (and his mother, Barbara) and a bevy of education wonks to the Excellence in Action summit on education reform...

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About Those Totally Annoying Christian Convert Traitors

by Mary Eberstadtvia National Review Online
Friday, June 13, 2008

Dear Major Atheist Author BFFs,...

Analysis and Commentary

The Microsoft consent decree: a good start gone bad

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Just recently, I attended a conference at the University of Virginia, sponsored by the American Bar Association, tackling “Remedies for Dominant Firm Misconduct.” Its arcane title obscures the critical importance of this issue for the long-term prosperity of high-tech industries...

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A War Worth Fighting

with Niall Fergusonvia Newsweek
Monday, June 23, 2008

Is there any one shared principle or assumption on which our political consensus rests, any value judgment on which we are all essentially agreed?...

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Gary Becker on Soaring Consumer Credit

with Gary S. Beckervia EconLog
Monday, June 16, 2008

He writes...

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War Policy with Douglas Feith: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 16, 2008

Critics argue that U.S. officials manipulated intelligence in order to boost public support for the war...

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Don Boudreaux on Energy Prices

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 16, 2008

Don Boudreaux of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the recent surge in energy prices...

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Borrowing and Consumption over the Life Cycle

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, June 15, 2008

The types of loans available to consumers have grown at unprecedented rates during the past 40 years...

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Not only rivals

with Niall Fergusonvia Daily News and Analysis (India)
Sunday, June 15, 2008

There has been in recent months a steady trickle of books on the Asian Triangle formed by China, India and Japan, on their relationships, and their impact on the continent’s affairs and in world affairs, no less...

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DIGGING FOR TRUTH: A REVIEW OF THOMAS SOWELL'S

with Thomas Sowellvia Quebecois Libre (Canada)
Sunday, June 15, 2008

I won't keep you in suspense about my verdict: everyone should read this book...

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Musical Theater

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Sunday, June 15, 2008

I was in New York the other day and had the chance to see Curtains...

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War - but not as we know it

with Philip Bobbittvia Guardian (UK)
Sunday, June 15, 2008

The nature of war has changed radically in the past decade, and in failing to appreciate that fact, we (citizens, politicians or strategists) have put ourselves in unexpected danger, according to Philip Bobbitt...

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Who Said What

with Philip Bobbittvia Telegraph (UK)
Sunday, June 15, 2008

'This is anything but a controversial book, but it is one of the most important books you are likely to read this year.' ...

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Gardnerville resident, Gen Abizaid, suggests Nevada find a way to bear security costs

with John Abizaidvia KRNV.com (NV)
Saturday, June 14, 2008

A Northern Nevada resident, Retired Army General John Abizaid, says Nevada needs to find a way to bear the cost of homeland security if federal funding is cut...

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What’s in a performance indicator?

with Milton Friedmanvia Macleans (Canada)
Friday, June 13, 2008

Whether or not the public is getting good “value” for money invested in higher education is a question that naturally creates tension between universities and governments...

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Scholars, parliamentarians to debate challenges to democracy

with Larry Diamondvia Thaindian News (Thailand)
Friday, June 13, 2008

Scholars, parliamentarians to debate challenges to democracy...

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Nevada Needs To Find Way To Fund Homeland Security

with John Abizaidvia KOLO TV (NV)
Friday, June 13, 2008

A former commander of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan said Nevada needs to find a way to bear the cost of homeland security if federal funding is cut to states...

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Patrick J. Buchanan—Pseudo-Historian, Very Real Dissimulator

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, June 13, 2008

Patrick J. Buchanan got upset that I wrote a column about the World War II revisionists, especially his book, and that of Nicholson Baker’s on the allied “crimes” of bombing German cities...