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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A new environmentalism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Tuesday was Earth Day, and it reminded us how environmentalism has helped to preserve the natural habitat of the United States - reducing the manmade pollution of our soils, air and water that is a byproduct of comfortable modern industrial life...

Analysis and Commentary

Innovating Out of Food Shortages

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Higher food prices worldwide are big – and bad – news...

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The Future of American Power

with Niall Fergusonvia Foreign Affairs
Thursday, May 1, 2008

On June 22, 1897, about 400 million people around the world -- one-fourth of humanity -- got the day off...

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James Woolsey, Green Neocon

with Daniel Pipes, Newt Gingrichvia Mother Jones
Thursday, May 1, 2008

James Woolsey, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, is making me a fresh cup of Trader Joe's coffee...

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Lest we forget war's futility

with Niall Fergusonvia Courier-Mail (Australia)
Friday, April 25, 2008

WHY did Australia send troops to fight in World War I?...

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Fiorina as McCain VP? He 'could do a lot worse'

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Is it really a plug or just playful politics?...

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Colonels pilot Nighthawks into the sunset

with William J. Perryvia Air Force Times
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Four colonels with ties to the F-117A Nighthawk piloted the final four operational jets out of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., at a retirement ceremony Monday for the world’s original stealth fighter...

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Kissinger on War & More: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with George P. Shultzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Kissinger has partnered with George Shultz and others in the noble cause of a nuclear-free world...

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Flat tax would make life easier for Canadians at this time of year

with Alvin Rabushkavia Chronicle Herald (Canada)
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

WITH the April 30 tax-filing deadline looming, Canadians are grappling with the stress and anxiety of completing their tax returns...

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The New Book that CAIR Does Not Want You to Read

with Daniel Pipesvia PRWeb
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Twenty-three individuals share their heartbreaking, harrowing personal accounts of leaving the Islamic faith in an eye-opening new book, "Why We Left Islam: Former Muslims Speak Out" (WND Books, ISBN 9780979267109, April 29), compiled and edited by Susan Crimp and Joel Richardson...

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Professor and Adviser on Foreign Policy in the Middle East to Speak

with Larry Diamond, Michael McFaul, Abbas Milanivia Carleton College News
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Professor Larry Diamond, author and adviser on foreign policy and democracy, will host a series of lecture and discussion events on Monday, April 28...

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New Muslim think-tank aims to challenge extremist ideology

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Ekklesia (U.K.)
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A new Muslim think-tank, which aims to bring together voices who oppose violence and extremism, and who want to explore Islam in a modern European setting, was launched at the British Museum yesterday...

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Speaker Diversifies Argument on Islam

with Daniel Pipesvia Daily Nexus (UC, Santa Barbara)
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

There has been much controversy lately on our campus...

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Nonviolent Resistance to a Most Violent Regime, Part I

with Yuri Yarim-Agaev, George P. Shultzvia Epoch Times
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

On April 14, the Hoover Institution of Stanford University hosted a conference on the Soviet dissident movement in the 1980s and its support by the U.S. government...

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Can democracy save the planet?

with Larry Diamondvia ISN Security Watch
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Is democracy necessary for sustainable development - or does it get in the way? ...

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Politics and Black Americans

with Thomas Sowellvia Townhall
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Dr. Thomas Sowell's recent column, "Republicans and Blacks," (April 10, 2008) pointed out the foolhardiness of Republican strategy to secure more black votes...

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One Reporter’s Opinion — Books Probe Issues of Iraq War

with Thomas Sowellvia NewsMax
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

It is this reporter’s opinion that as the Iraq war grinds into its sixth year at a cost of approximately $340 million per year, we may better understand where we are, where we have been, and where we are going thanks to a book by four brilliant journalists...

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Roberts on the Least Pleasant Jobs

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 21, 2008

EconTalk host Russ Roberts talks about the claim that for capitalism to succeed there have to be people at the bottom to do the unpleasant tasks and that the rich thrive because of the suffering of those at the bottom...

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The Candidates and Health Care - It’s All Theory Until Someone Tells Me What the Planned Cost Per Participant Is…

with George P. Shultzvia World Health Care Blog
Monday, April 21, 2008

OK - First session out of the box for me was the panel looking at the health care agenda of the major presidential candidates - and it was good...