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Analysis and Commentary

Supreme Farce: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, December 14, 2006

From time to time, the Supreme Court of the United States makes a decision that causes anger or outrage, but that reaction usually passes with time, especially since there is nothing the public can do about it -- either to change the decision or to remove from the bench those who made it...

Analysis and Commentary

Talking to Iran a Mistake for Strategic, Moral Reasons

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 14, 2006

One of the many bizarre recommendations in the recently released report from the bipartisan Iraq Study Group is the call to talk with Iran...

Analysis and Commentary

Bush has created a comprehensive catastrophe across the Middle East

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 14, 2006

What an amazing bloody catastrophe...

In the News
In the News

Great Powers vs. Democracies, Live in Concert

by Tod Lindbergvia America Abroad
Thursday, December 14, 2006

Glad to join a discussion of what seems to me, approaching this question from a political point of view that is a bit of an outlier at the Cafe, is nonetheless an idea whose time has come: a concert of democracies...

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Lesson Plan for Education Reform

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Business Week
Thursday, December 14, 2006

With the release of a new report Dec. 14 on the future of the U.S. educational system, the Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce has created a controversial blueprint for school reform that it says is crucial if the U.S. is to maintain its competitiveness...

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Mysterious case of the poisoned spy

with Michael McFaulvia USA Today
Thursday, December 14, 2006

Death's at the bottom of everything," remarks Major Calloway, the cynical British military policeman in the 1949 film noir classic The Third Man, a tale of murder and deception in post-World War II Vienna...

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Ahead Of His Time

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Thursday, December 14, 2006

Last month, monetary economist Milton Friedman died at age 94...

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Sen. Johnson hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms

with David Bradyvia USA Today
Thursday, December 14, 2006

Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson remains hospitalized today after undergoing overnight surgery to stop bleeding in the brain— an illness that could affect which party controls the Senate next year...

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Florida Senator Meets With President Of Syria

with Abraham D. Sofaervia ABC 7 News (CA)
Wednesday, December 13, 2006

President Bush says he won't be rushed...

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World inequality

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, December 10, 2006

A recent UN report on world inequality of wealth attracted widespread media coverage...