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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Knock or a Boost?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Since Governor Sarah Palin's daughter is not running for election this year, it is amazing how much the media has suddenly become obsessed with her...

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Only a combination of deterrence and detente can meet this challenge

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, September 4, 2008

As you read this, another corner of Europe has been ethnically cleansed...

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Democrats should avoid nominating lawyers

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, September 4, 2008

The 2008 presidential campaign is supposed to be a referendum on change - who brings it and who doesn't...

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Foreign Policy "Experience"

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Now that the Democrats have recovered from the shock of Governor Sarah Palin's nomination as the Republican's candidate for vice president, they have suddenly discovered that her lack of experience in general— and foreign policy experience in particular— is a terrible danger in someone just a heartbeat away from being President of the United States...

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Obama-Biden, McCain-Palin, and the experience question

with George P. Shultzvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, September 4, 2008

The nominating conventions, each dramatic in different ways, are nearly done and Americans are on the last lap toward the new presidency...

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Where Does the GOP Go From Here

with John F. Coganvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 4, 2008

When John McCain accepts the Republican nomination tonight, he will address a party that doubts itself...

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People still have questions about Palin

via ABC 7 News (CA)
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Sarah Palin needed to deliver Wednesday night and people all across the country tuned in to see for themselves, if she had the strength to bolster the Republican Party...

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Republicans May Waver Over NCLB

with Paul E. Peterson, Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Wednesday, September 3, 2008

At the Republican National Convention in St. Paul this week, President Bush was expected to anoint Sen. John McCain as his successor and the new leader of the party...

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Blinded by partisanship

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, September 3, 2008

When I first took economics, I learned from my textbook (Samuelson) the fallacy of post hoc, ergo propter hoc...

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Samuelson on standard of living

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Robert Samuelson does a nice job explaining why living standards are rising even though we sometimes hear otherwise:...

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Survey Gives Obama Edge on Education

with Education Next, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

A larger proportion of the American public thinks that the Democrats are more likely to strengthen public schools than Republicans, according to a pair of opinion polls released recently...

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Some Choice Picks For Research Panel

with Caroline M. Hoxby, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

President Bush has nominated eight candidates to fill existing and forthcoming vacancies on the National Board for Education Sciences...