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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How Foreign Is Our Policy?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - How Foreign Is Our Policy?

Analysis and Commentary

How Foreign Is Our Policy?: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - How Foreign Is Our Policy?: Part II

Analysis and Commentary

Geoffrey Stone on How Review Group Service Changed His View of NSA

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Very interesting post over at Huffington Post from Geoffrey Stone about his Review Group service, his changed view of NSA, and trust of the spy agency. Quite moving, actually. Writes Stone: From the outset, I approached my responsibilities as a member of

Education and testing
Analysis and Commentary

Parents and Students Need Test Results

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Parents who avoid tests for their children deny themselves and educators’ objective knowledge of children’s academic standings. By Herbert Walberg.

Analysis and Commentary

The Two Tracks of School Reform

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia National Review Online
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Standards-based testing and school choice go together.

Analysis and Commentary

A Failure of Intelligence

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Library of Law and Liberty
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A Russian tank rolls outside a former Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean capital Simferopol. Last week, intelligence officials and

Analysis and Commentary

Please Advocate Your Special Interest Rather than Sticking up for Taxpayers

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, March 31, 2014

In response to something I wrote in January, I received a letter last week, postmarked January 30. Well played, U.S. Postal Service. It's like many I've received over the years when the writer doesn't like an article or blog post...

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Time for Real Leadership on Climate Change, Energy, National Security

by Commander David Slayton, David Titleyvia FoxNews.com
Monday, March 31, 2014

The parallels between the political decisions regarding climate change we have made and the decisions that led Europe to World War One are striking – and sobering. 

Analysis and Commentary

Beware of Patent Reformers

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014

Analysis and Commentary

Putin Channeling Hitler: How About A Reichstag Fire?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Monday, March 31, 2014

We do not know the details, but the plan to storm the Ukrainian parliament seems like a close parallel to the burning of the Reichstag. Hitler used this incident to crack down on and destroy the German Communist Party. Similarly, Putin could use images of young thugs occupying the parliament to convince the world that poor Ukraine is out of control. It needs Russian help and a new constitution if it is to survive.

In the News
In the News

The GOP Advantage: Geography or Gerrymandering?

with Jonathan Roddenvia Associated Press
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans helped solidify their hold on the U.S. House when GOP legislators in key states drew new congressional maps after the 2010 Census.

In the News

Capitol Has a Virus That Sometimes Flares into Disease

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

When the initial shock of last week’s corruption and gunrunning charges against state Sen. Leland Yee wore off a bit, politicians and pundits began talking and writing about the larger meaning, if any – especially since Yee is the third Democratic senator this year to face criminal charges.