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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Words Versus Realities

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Much as I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I must report the shocking facts: Medical care is medical care...

Analysis and Commentary

Our Endangered Catholic Schools

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The positive findings in the Education Department's recent evaluation of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program provide more evidence that high-quality private and parochial schools can have invaluable benefits for low-income, minority students...

Analysis and Commentary

Are You an "Extremist"?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

While the rest of us may be worried about violent Mexican drug gangs on our border, or about terrorists who are going to be released from Guantanimo, the Director of Homeland Security is worried about "right-wing extremists."...

Analysis and Commentary

The EPA's Assault On Carbon Dioxide

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The passing of the environmental torch between the Bush and Obama administrations became ever more evident last week when EPA head Lisa Jackson announced that carbon dioxide is now an official pollutant...

Analysis and Commentary

The CIA's Questioning Worked

by Marc Thiessenvia Washington Post
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

In releasing highly classified documents on the CIA interrogation program last week, President Obama declared that the techniques used to question captured terrorists "did not make us safer."...

Analysis and Commentary

FDA's Woes Will Grow Under New Leadership

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Monday, April 20, 2009

The FDA, which regulates products worth more than $1 trillion -- a quarter of every consumer dollar -- has over the past two decades become a dangerous impediment to patients' getting the medicines they need...

In the News
In the News

10 years of hard work trying to fix education in D.C. and nothings really changed

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Examiner (DC)
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

This year marks my 10th trying to improve public education in the nation's capital...

In the News

Yesterday's disasters help form models for the future

with Niall Fergusonvia Dominion Post (New Zealand)
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

In the wake of crises when familiar points of orientation are obscured, we turn to commentators...

In the News

What's Wrong With Merit Pay

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Over time we have developed a very solid and smart community of readers who like to argue with us and with each other...

In the News

Shultz Calls on Republicans to Support CTBT Ratification

with George P. Shultzvia Global Security Newswire
Monday, April 20, 2009

A new generation of nuclear detonation sensors should convince Senate Republicans to endorse the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz said Friday (see GSN, March 30)...

In the News

House Armed Services Subcommittee on The Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities Hearing

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia COMTEX
Monday, April 20, 2009

Let me begin by thanking Chairman Smith and the members of the Subcommittee for providing me with the opportunity to testify on this critical issue...

In the News

Why NAEP Matters

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Schools
Friday, April 17, 2009

NYC Chancellor Joel Klein’s response in Wednesday’s New York Times to Diane Ravitch’s op-ed last week provides a lot to chew on...