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Analysis and Commentary

Mugged by the blogosphere - or how to find nuggets in a cyberswamp

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, July 13, 2006

It's taken me nearly a week to read all 353 comments posted on the Guardian blog in response to my column last week about cheese-eating surrender monkeys and fire-eating war junkies…

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Instead of giving excuses, give us facts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 13, 2006

The Bush administration should stop repeating that it is fighting the war on terror for truth, justice and the American way…

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Don't Talk the Talk

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

Last summer, I wrote a piece, "Lessons Learned from the Greenspan Era," for the Jackson Hole monetary conference, arguing that the remarkable U.S. economic performance since the early 1980s could extend well beyond the Greenspan era if the Fed followed certain policy principles: raise the fed funds rate by more than any incipient increase in the inflation rate; cut the funds rate when the economy weakens; commit to price stability; be predictable…

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Media mistreat American troops

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, July 13, 2006

The same newspapers and television news programs that are constantly reminding us that some people under indictment "are innocent until proved guilty" are nevertheless hyping the story of American troops accused of rape in Iraq, day in and day out, even though these troops have yet to be proved guilty of anything…

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Letter to the Editor: I Have a Dream: Scientific, Logical Regulation

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

In regard to "Weekend Interview: Get Your Priorities Right" by Kimberley A. Strassel (editorial page, July 8): Bjorn Lomborg calls for more advocacy for efficient ways to accomplish major international health, economic and environmental goals…

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Spending without achievement

by Williamson M. Evers, Paul Cloptonvia Marin Independent Journal
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Sausalito Marin City School District spends more than $22,000 per pupil and pays teachers an average of $71,000 a year…