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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Murray's Truths

via Weekly Standard
Monday, September 22, 2008

Charles Murray has written a bracing book about education, one determined not only to upset apple carts, but explode them...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Proves All Too Human

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Many of the things that Barack Obama did to soar past Hillary Clinton during the primaries are now causing him problems as the general-election race tightens...

Analysis and Commentary

America is gripped by the politics of fear. Bad news for the prophet of hope

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Even before Meltdown Monday, I was going to write about the politics of fear...

Analysis and Commentary

From the Lehman Board to the Board of Ed

by Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Thursday, September 18, 2008

How refreshing to watch Wall Street reintroduced to “market discipline” this weekend, and how depressing to see “moral hazard” return by Tuesday night...

Analysis and Commentary

Thwarting Domestic Terrorism

by Henry I. Millervia Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (NY)
Monday, September 15, 2008

Earlier this year, firebombs that exploded minutes apart destroyed a car parked outside the campus home of a researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and burned the front door of another’s house...

In the News
In the News

in our view: Beware limits on contributions

with Hoover Institutionvia Daily Herald (UT)
Thursday, September 18, 2008

A recent call to limit campaign contributions highlights the difficulties and dangers of political finance "reform."...

In the News

State should focus on public school problems

with Hoover Institutionvia Detroit News
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Michigan has genuine problems with its public schools...

In the News

McMaster investigates price gouging for gas

with Russell Robertsvia State (SC)
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Attorney General Henry McMaster has launched price-gouging investigations against at least 12 gas suppliers and on Monday signed subpoenas against four in four counties...

In the News

Candidates Call Upon

with Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 18, 2008

In the back of an SUV en route to a Hollywood fund-raiser this week, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama held a conference call with his financial advisers...

In the News

Irfan Yusuf Apologizes to Daniel Pipes

with Daniel Pipesvia Middle East Forum
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Irfan Yusuf and the Canberra Times have issued an apology to Daniel Pipes, director of the Middle East Forum, concerning a defamatory article written by Yusuf...

In the News

Meeting Fails to Break the California Budget Stalemate

with Bill Whalenvia New York Times
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s threat to veto the spending plan passed by the California Legislature, as well as hundreds of unrelated bills if the lawmakers override that veto, added a new intensity Wednesday to a battle in which the state has now gone without a budget for 79 days...