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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Brave Old World

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Russia invades Georgia...

Analysis and Commentary

Why drill for oil? Well, it's a way to avoid future wars

by Peter Schweizervia USA Today
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Former Illinois senator Everett Dirksen once opined, "The oil can is mightier than the sword."...

In the News
In the News

The Founders and Us: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Did the Founders want a republic or an empire?...

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Greenspan Sees Bottom In Housing, Criticizes Bailout

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Alan Greenspan usually surrounds his opinions with caveats and convoluted clauses...

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Russian support for Iran sanctions at risk amid Georgia rift

with Michael McFaulvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Fierce American criticism of Russia's military action in Georgia is almost certain to jeopardize a very different US strategic objective: stepping up pressure on Iran with another layer of United Nations sanctions...

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Candidates Court 'Big Business Brands'

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Jason Furman, Barack Obama's economic-policy director, is spending this weekend in the tony Hamptons outside New York, as will many top Wall Street executives...

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Our goal: strong schools

with Eric Hanushekvia Denver Post
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Next weekend, the Democrats will gather in Denver and one of their first priorities will be to adopt a party platform...

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Russia and Georgia: A Collision Waiting to Happen

with Michael McFaulvia Policy Innovations (Carnegie Council)
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

In the five-day war between Russia and Georgia that broke out over South Ossetia, there is the inevitable inclination to assign blame...

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US weighs in on punishing Russia for Georgian invasion

with Michael McFaulvia NBC
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

There appears to be a breakthrough in the crisis in the Republic of Georgia...

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Human Nature Being What It Is

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

We saw a glimpse of the back to the future world with the neo-czarist invasion of Vladimir Putin...

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It’s liberal policies that still exploit blacks

with Shelby Steelevia Boston Herald
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

A feature story in last week’s New York Times [NYT] Magazine asks, “Is Obama the End of Black Politics?”...