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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

If our political parties did not exist, would we ever need to invent them?

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Every so often, just when you're getting tired of it, you are reminded what a wonderful thing democracy is...

Analysis and Commentary

Who’s Afraid of an Iranian Bomb?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 25, 2007

At first glance, it would seem a straightforward thing to stop a relatively weak but volatile Iran from obtaining a nuclear bomb...

Analysis and Commentary

The age of white guilt

by Shelby Steelevia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, October 25, 2007

In America, our racial history broadly defines the terms of our politics...

Analysis and Commentary

A dangerous one-two punch

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Right now, patent holders everywhere are warily watching the Patent Reform Act of 2007 (PRA) as it winds its way, perhaps inexorably, through the US Congress...

In the News
In the News

Kissinger speaks at Faculty Club

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Sidney D. Drellvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State, said last night at the Faculty Club that he would have struggled to recommend the use of nuclear weapons against the Soviets, even when all other military options were exhausted...

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Fire crisis plays to the governor's strengths

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Crisscrossing the region on foot and by air to handle the most overwhelming challenge of his administration, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this week has been the optimistic and omnipresent face of the wildfire response: consoler to the evacuees, debriefer to the media, cheerleader to the firefighters and personal liaison to the federal government...

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Anti-War Media Change Focus

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Family Security Matters
Thursday, October 25, 2007

With President Bush and Vice President Cheney warning that Iran must not be permitted to obtain nuclear weapons, our media have shifted their focus from Iraq...

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Report: School dropouts cost N.C. millions in taxes

with Milton Friedmanvia Associated Press
Thursday, October 25, 2007

North Carolina is losing at least $169 million a year in taxes and public spending on the tens of thousands of students who quit high school annually, according to a study released yesterday by two school-choice groups...

In the News

Changing Doctors

with Milton Friedmanvia Daily Standard
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Health care is often touted as yet another sign of American exceptionalism...

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Multicultural Racism

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The House of Representatives is poised to pass the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act (known in the Senate as the “Akaka Bill”), the apogee of an aggressive multiculturalism that has manifested itself in local, state, and federal legislation in the last two decades...

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No More Nukes?

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

October 2007 marks the 21st anniversary of the landmark 1986 Reykjavik Summit where Reagan and Gorbechev famously reached a verbal agreement to rid the world of nuclear weapons...