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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Credibility Gap

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, October 31, 2013

The former hope-and-change president no longer gets a pass.

Analysis and Commentary

What Is the Future of the GOP?

by David Davenportvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Extreme Policies Are a Big Problem, Despite Naysayer

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Thursday, October 31, 2013

In a recent post, Paul Krugman commented on my Wall Street Journal article published this week. He tries to go after two paragraphs in particular, but misses on both. In the next to last paragraph ...

Analysis and Commentary

Common Core in the Schools: A First Look at Reading Assignments

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Kathleen Porter-Mageevia Education Next
Thursday, October 31, 2013

Common Core standards expect English language arts teachers to do things very differently than they have in the past. Will that really happen?

Analysis and Commentary

The Kurds Get a Second Chance in Syria

by Fouad Ajamivia Bloomberg View
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

More than 200,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees have moved into Iraqi Kurdistan. They have crossed an international border to be sure, yet it is, in the Kurdish

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Analysis and Commentary

Book Review: 'When Politics Worked,' by Chris Matthews

by Richard V. Allenvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

As the nation voted in November 1980, Ronald Reagan was watching closely from California.

In the News
In the News

Pacific States Push for Price on Carbon. Is It Effective?

with Jeremy Carlvia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Three western states have joined British Columbia in a regional scheme to put a price on carbon and implement other emissions-reducing policies. If successful, it could be a model for other regions, but questions remain over the efficacy of taxing carbon.