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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

We have a responsibility to protect the people of Burma. But how?

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, May 22, 2008

This weekend, unless Burma's generals rediscover in their shrivelled souls some remnant of human decency, there will take place in the Irrawaddy delta one of the most grotesque events in the political history of the modern world...

Analysis and Commentary

Do We Still Have Grants and Shermans?

by Victor Davis Hanson with H. R. McMastervia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Who becomes a general — and why — tells us a lot about whether our military is on the right or wrong track...

Analysis and Commentary

Henry Miller: Diesel-exhaust risks: mostly hot air?

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

If you were strapped for cash and lived in North Dakota, would you spend money on hurricane insurance?...

In the News
In the News

The Rise and Fall of Liberalism: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Jackie Kennedy was the first to make the association between her late husband and the legend of Camelot...

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Media missteps

with Victor Davis Hansonvia American Daily
Thursday, May 22, 2008

The mainstream media has been taking quite a few hits lately...

In the News

Thomas Weisel Partners Hosts First Annual Growth Stock One-on-One Conference

with Michael J. Boskinvia CNN
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Thomas Weisel Partners (NASDAQ: TWPG) (TSX: TWP), an investment bank focused on the growth sectors of the economy, will host its First Annual Growth Stock One-on-One Conference, May 22, 2008 at the Andaz Hotel in London...

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Quip, Munk!

with Niall Fergusonvia National Post (Canada)
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Get set for a good ol' American dog fight, right here next week on this side of the border, courtesy of the unpoor Peter and Melanie Munk...

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The Far Out Financial Chemistry Kit

with Niall Fergusonvia Gold Seek
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

WHEN ALBERT HOFMANN – the Swiss chemist who discovered LSD – passed away at the start of this month, newspaper editors the world over reported it as the death of the man "who experienced the first ever bad trip."...

In the News

Latest Advances in Behavior Research, Treatment Strategies to be Presented by ABAI in Chicago, May 24-27

with Gary S. Beckervia PRWeb
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The world’s top behavior experts will assemble in Chicago May 24-27 for the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) convention to reveal the latest research and advances in this groundbreaking science as it pertains to autism, education, environmentalism, homeland security, workplace safety and even election year politics...

In the News

McCain fundraises in the Bay Area

with Bill Whalenvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

While the Democratic candidates continue to duke it out, Senator John McCain is raising a lot of money...

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Let's Make Another List

with Victor Davis Hanson, Daniel Pipesvia Jewish Press
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Last week the Monitor invited readers to send in the names of journalists who exhibit an unmistakable anti-Israel bias in their writing or on-air reporting...

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Keep open markets in food

with Gary S. Beckervia Livemint.com
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

There is no security on this earth, only opportunity,” said US general Douglas MacArthur...

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The Talking Cure?

with George P. Shultzvia townhall.com
Monday, May 19, 2008

In their litany of American presidents who met with hostile dictators, supporters of Barack Obama cite John F. Kennedy and his meeting with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna in 1961...

In the News

Does Education Really Make You Smarter?

with Gary S. Beckervia Miller-McCune
Monday, May 19, 2008

Public debate has been dominated by the belief that education builds human capital, causing increased income, health and political participation, among many positive outcomes...

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The $20 Pack

with Gary S. Beckervia Slate
Saturday, May 17, 2008

Would smokers prefer that cigarettes be expensive?...