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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

This Is Democracy

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

With the White House, the leaders of both political parties, and the media all solidly behind the “comprehensive” immigration “reform” bill, how could it be stopped in the Senate, as it was last week?...

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Do these people understand what democracies are all about?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, June 25, 2007

Over the years of studying politics I have not been a fan of plain democracy....

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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

In 2006, violent crimes increased for the second consecutive year....

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President, Putin upbeat but still at odds on missiles

with Michael McFaulvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

President Bush and President Vladimir Putin of Russia said yesterday that they had made some progress in bridging their differences over US missile defense plans in Europe, after an informal seaside meeting at the Bush family compound that was designed to repair fraying relations....

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Letter to the Editor: The Healthy Americans Act! Sounds Good . . . Perhaps Too Good

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

The plan by Sens. Wyden and Bennett is a rational step forward....

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Disarming the nuclear genie

with George P. Shultzvia Asia Times
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Some said Kim Jong-il was crazy....

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Bush reacts to months of criticism by the Russia's president with praise, friendship

with Michael McFaulvia International Herald Tribune
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

fter hearing scathing criticism of the U.S. and its foreign policy from his Russian counterpart for months, President George W. Bush praised President Vladimir Putin for his truthfulness and frankness — a move that drew criticism from some Russia experts....

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What decision on Libby means for White House

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

When President Gerald Ford pardoned the disgraced former President Richard Nixon in 1976, the shock waves created a political tsunami that swamped the Republican's hopes of remaining in the White House....

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Racial Racketeering In Education

with Koret Task Force, Eric Hanushekvia Day (CT)
Monday, July 2, 2007

As public educators continue to come under fire for failing to improve mediocre schools, those with a vested interest in the status quo increasingly mask their self-serving agenda with phony prescriptions for racial equity — projects designed to recruit the naive while intimidating knowledgeable critics into silence....

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Niall Ferguson, Live from LBS

with Niall Fergusonvia Management Today
Monday, July 2, 2007

The London Business School Global Leadership Summit began this morning with a typical virtuoso performance from Professor Niall Ferguson....

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Russia: Observer Says Bush-Putin Friendship 'A Myth'

with David Sattervia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Friday, June 29, 2007

As the July 1-2 summit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President George W. Bush approaches, RFE/RL Washington correspondent Vladimir Abarinov asks former "Financial Times" Moscow correspondent and author David Satter what he believes will be accomplished at the Bush family estate in Kennebunkport....

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History Is Everything When Dealing With Modern Russia

with David Sattervia Yahoo!
Thursday, June 28, 2007

You can expect to see pictures of President Vladimir Putin, not exactly your seafaring type, being whipped around the choppy Kennebunkport waters by Father Bush in his beloved sleek-nosed fast boat....