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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

USA: We’re Number 20!

by Michael J. Petrilli with Eric Hanushekvia National Review Online
Monday, September 8, 2008

With the 2008 Summer Olympic Games receding in our memories, there’s still consternation in some parts about the fact that China bested the United States in the gold-medal count...

Analysis and Commentary

Punishing Putin?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Washington Times
Sunday, September 7, 2008

Can the United States and the West punish Vladimir Putin for his hot war on Georgia in a way that catches his attention?...

Analysis and Commentary

'No One's Naked Anymore'

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, September 6, 2008

I knew Paul Theroux could turn a phrase, but I hadn't realized that he could turn heads, too...

In the News
In the News

The Word According to Andrew Klavan: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 8, 2008

Andrew Klavan discusses his latest novel, Empire of Lies — a thriller that diverges from its genre by way of its explicitly Christian hero, Jason Harrow...

In the News

Seize chance to free world of nuclear weapons

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Des Moines Register
Monday, September 8, 2008

Nearly 60 years ago, Americans learned of the first case of nuclear proliferation...

In the News

Ellis on American Creation and the Founding

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 8, 2008

Joseph Ellis, of Mt. Holyoke College and author of American Creation, talks about the triumphs and tragedies of the founding of the United States...

In the News

U.N. Roots for Obama, but Should Give McCain's Ideas a Chance

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Sun
Monday, September 8, 2008

Foreign diplomats and most U.N. officials are rooting for Senator Obama to win the White House in November, though they have wisely avoided thinly disguised interference in the American presidential election...

In the News

The Race Tightens Up (Again and Again)

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, September 7, 2008

It is interesting how Obama has been evolving toward McCain’s positions rather than vice versa...

In the News

Media wars

with Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Sunday, September 7, 2008

Alas, we have just passed another marker on the way down...

In the News

Competitive Markets and Discrimination Against Minorities

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, September 7, 2008

An eye-opening article in the New York Times on August 29th discusses the effects of India's economic reforms and subsequent economic growth on the poverty and progress of the untouchables...

In the News

Leading historian issues warning of a new cold war

with Niall Fergusonvia Sunday Herald (Scotland)
Sunday, September 7, 2008

THE SCOTTISH historian Niall Ferguson has warned that the strategic alliance between China and Russia is more of a threat to the West than the credit crunch...

In the News

‘Community Organizing’ Deserves to be Ridiculed

with Shelby Steelevia Canada Free Press
Saturday, September 6, 2008

The hard left has responded with delicious howls of indignation to GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s belittling of ‘community organizing.’...

In the News

Toomey: McCain on right track

with Milton Friedmanvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Saturday, September 6, 2008

Are John McCain's economic values and policies sound?...

In the News

After 2 Big Weeks, Race Is Tight

with Bill Whalenvia Investor's Business Daily
Friday, September 5, 2008

After two conventions and vice presidential picks, the race appears to be roughly where it was before...

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Center Aisle Caucus tries to bypass Congress' partisan ways

with Morris P. Fiorinavia McClatchy Newspapers
Friday, September 5, 2008

In politically divided Washington, the idea of Republicans and Democrats trying to find ways to agree might seem as improbable as a blizzard in Tahiti...

In the News

Palin gives Valley Republicans new hope

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Daily News
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Don't tell Republican presidential nominee John McCain's faithful in the San Fernando Valley that this is a "blue state" and that their freshly-minted national ticket doesn't have a prayer of winning California...