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Analysis and Commentary

The Tracks of His Record

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

It is amazing how seriously the media are taking Senator Barack Obama’s latest statement about the latest racist rant from the pulpit of the church he has attended for 20 years...

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Technology helps people pursue happiness

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, June 2, 2008

When the Founders made happiness part of America’s political fabric they made clear that what each of us has a right to is the pursuit of it...

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Peter Schweizer on Makers and Takers

with Peter Schweizervia National Review Online
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Peter Schweizer’s Makers and Takers tallies the many ways in which conservatives are superior to liberals...

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Six theses on Obama

with Victor Davis Hanson, Shelby Steelevia Power Line
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Barack Obama stands poised to clinch the Democratic nomination for president today and put in an appearance at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center, where the Republican convention will be held this summer...

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Diplomacy thriving, but without U.S.

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Just this spring, a number of diplomatic initiatives and conflict-settlement discussions are taking place without the United States, raising questions about the reach and strength of American global power...

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California Still at Risk

with Diane Ravitchvia Government Technology
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Last April marked 25 years since the seminal report "A Nation at Risk" a document that became a milestone in the history of American education...

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War & Islam with Daniel Pipes: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Daniel Pipesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Israel: a “noble mistake”?...

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Hudson Institute to Host 4th Annual Bradley Symposium

with Victor Davis Hansonvia PR Newswire
Monday, June 2, 2008

Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal, along with Encounter Books, is co-hosting its 4th-annual symposium at the St. Regis Hotel in downtown Washington on June 4...

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Barack Obama's Song of Himself

with Thomas Sowellvia Power Line
Monday, June 2, 2008

In his New York Times column today Bill Kristol takes a look at Barack Obama's May 25 Wesleyan University commencement address...

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Sen. Lieberman's eco-boondoggle

with Thomas Gale Moorevia Republican American (CT)
Monday, June 2, 2008

In the mid-1990s, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, then a proud Democrat, dropped by the Republican-American's offices for a rare visit with the editorial board...

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The Right View: Green jobs are the future?

with Milton Friedmanvia Cambridge Chronicle
Monday, June 2, 2008

This is being written in response to Committee Report No. 1 regarding the meeting outlining an initiative entitled “Reclaim the Future,” aimed at ensuring that low-income and minority youths have access to “green” jobs...

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Autopsy of the Primaries: The only Democratic Candidate who can lose the General Election; the only Republican one who can win it.

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, June 2, 2008

Both Obama and McCain have pulled off the once unthinkable...

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Time to End "Bernanke Panky?"

with Milton Friedmanvia Huffington Post
Monday, June 2, 2008

Deplore as he must the current minor Internet buzz about abolishing the Federal Reserve Board or impeaching its leaders, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke must have a grudging historical sense that 75 years ago, such chastisement might have been appropriate...

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World Beat

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Larry Diamondvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Monday, June 2, 2008

My first introduction to the Second Thoughts crowd was in 1989 when I attended a conference at Krakow’s Jagiellonian University and took a seat in the audience near Fawn Hall...

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Williams Celebrates 219th Commencement

with George P. Shultzvia Williams College
Sunday, June 1, 2008

Williams College President Morton Owen Schapiro conferred bachelor's degrees on 510 seniors at the college's 219th Commencement today...

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The answer

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Boston Globe
Sunday, June 1, 2008

SCHOOL LEADERS IN Holyoke are no strangers to finger-wagging state reports on student achievement at the Lynch Middle School...

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Walking Away a Winner?

with H. R. McMastervia Weekly Standard
Friday, May 30, 2008

WE WENT THROUGH similar times in the early 1990's...

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Pizza Parties Lead to Better Grades

with Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia US News and World Report
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Do rewards such as pizza parties for kids who pass state tests really help students learn?...