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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

America Compared to What?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 30, 2008

After the September financial meltdown, many abroad, and some at home, immediately -- and with undisguised glee -- blamed America's problems on cowboy excess and forecast the end of American global influence...

Analysis and Commentary

Even in the rural heartland, Obama has sparked an explosive conversation

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, October 30, 2008

In Warsaw, Missouri, there's a ghost who keeps talking to me through the mouths of strangers...

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Obama Win Would Be Historic Tragedy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Some elections are routine, some are important, and some are historic...

In the News
In the News

A path to reform the SFPD

with Joseph D. McNamaravia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, October 30, 2008

Thanks to the efforts of the Police Executive Research Forum, a national organization of police executives, the city of San Francisco now has 313 pages worth of smart, long-overdue reforms to study - reforms that would come with a price tag of tens of millions of dollars...

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Expert on elections to speak after vote

with Morris P. Fiorinavia St. Cloud Times (MN)
Thursday, October 30, 2008

An expert in elections will give his analysis of the 2008 elections one week after Election Day...

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Thomas Sowell and a Conflict of Visions: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 30, 2008

Is John McCain’s the constrained vision of the economy, and is Obama’s the unconstrained?...

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In final stretch before Election Day, economy eclipses other issues

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford Report
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

In an election season marked by hot-button issues like race, gender and class, it’s the current financial crisis that is most on the minds of voters in the final stretch before Election Day...

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Barack Obama's Slippery Fund-Raising Slope

with Bill Whalenvia LA Weekly (CA)
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

On September 3, Michelle Obama, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, flew into Los Angeles for a quick but profitable visit...

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Morris Fiorina speaks on "The 2008 Elections and the Myth of the Culture War"

with Morris P. Fiorina, Niall Fergusonvia Saint John's University (MN)
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

A visiting professor who is an expert in elections will give his analysis of the 2008 elections just one week after America votes...

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Reflections of a Campaign Now Past (Almost)

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Here are ten random thoughts on this depressing campaign that I have not see discussed much in the media...

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Who will help shape McCain, Obama foreign policy?

with William J. Perry, Thomas H. Henriksenvia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, October 29, 2008

After initially relying on some outside-the-box foreign-policy advisers, Barack Obama has surrounded himself with many well-known and longtime world-affairs practitioners...