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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Anti-American Rhetoric vs. Reality

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, January 18, 2007

When Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman pulled up to Savannah, Ga., after his legendary March to the Sea in December 1864, he was savagely slandered in the Southern press as a renegade leader of a "vandal horde..."

Analysis and Commentary

How the left led us into 9/11

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, January 18, 2007

In considering a funding cutoff for U.S. troops in Iraq, the liberal leadership in Congress runs the risk of making the United States more vulnerable to future attacks, not just in the Middle East but here at home...

Analysis and Commentary

Feds Freeze Out Antidote, Costing Billions

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Jack Frost taunted area farmers last week with blasts of arctic air that threatened several of central California's major farming areas...

Analysis and Commentary

A blanket ban on Holocaust denial would be a serious mistake

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, January 18, 2007

The German justice minister has proposed that all EU states should criminalise Holocaust denial and ban the public display of Nazi insignia, as Germany itself does...

Analysis and Commentary

Hurry Up and Weigh

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via New York Sun
Thursday, January 18, 2007

In his State of the City address yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg announced sweeping reform in how New York City funds public education...

Analysis and Commentary

‘Tough Choices’: Radical Ideas, Misguided Assumptions

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

There is a line between visionary thinking and pie-in-the-sky theorizing...

In the News
In the News

Beaverton's top cop flies alone

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Oregonian
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Police Chief David Bishop turned 70 last month, an age at which most other police officers have long been retired...

In the News

Union Membership Rates

via Hoover Institution
Thursday, January 18, 2007

The percentage of wage and salary workers with union memberships has been on the decline for more than 50 years...

In the News

Sanford delivers State of the State address

with Milton Friedmanvia Times and Democrat (SC)
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

These are Gov. Mark Sanford’s prepared remarks for Wednesday’s State of the State address...

In the News

SMU president defends plan to host Bush library

with Hoover Institutionvia Houston Chronicle
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Responding to protests from some faculty members about the prospect of hosting President Bush's library, Southern Methodist University's president said Wednesday that political passions will give way to historical research...

In the News

From the draft introduction, A Politics, Not a Society

by Kenneth Andersonvia Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Below is a bit from the introduction - still in draft and will get rewritten drastically - from my book ms., A Politics, Not a Society: The United Nations, Global Civil Society, and the Legitimacy of the International System After Global Governance...

In the News

Prosecutors to Actors?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

I doubt the average American is in much danger from some out-of-control government sleuth sending him to the Gulag, or putting her in a camp, or even reading his email...

In the News

Taking On the Mendacity of the Education Elite: The Friedman Foundation

with Milton Friedmanvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

At a time when the term "genius" is thrown around like so much confetti, a true genius from the world of academia and economics passed away -- Dr. Milton Friedman...