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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

So Emotional

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Some people think that the reason the public misunderstands so many issues is that these issues are too “complex” for most voters...

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Dialing up to reregulation

by James C. Miller IIIvia Washington Times
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

One thing President Reagan taught us all is that government regulations often restrain economic activity and restrict personal freedom...

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Primary Pondering

by Bill Whalenvia National Review Online
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

There may be no second acts in American lives, as F. Scott Fitzgerald once suggested, but that doesn’t keep us from second-guessing politics, politicians, and the art of campaigning...

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The Facebook Election

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Reader's Digest
Sunday, June 1, 2008

The rally was held early in the Presidential cycle -- the first week of February 2007, a full 21 months before Election Day -- and its guest of honor wasn't yet an actual candidate...

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The Challenge From China

with Hoover Institutionvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Even as our hearts go out to the Chinese who have perished in the earthquake, we cannot lose sight of the fact that every day China is growing stronger...

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NATURAL SELECTION

with Henry I. Millervia National Center for Policy Analysis
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Should we create "designer humans" with increased physical attributes?...

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Courtesy, Curriculum, and a New Topic

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

I want to be first in line to shout "hosanna" to your call for courtesy...

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Study gives Fla. C-plus on No Child Left Behind standards

with Hoover Institutionvia Associated Press
Monday, May 12, 2008

Florida rated a C-plus for difficulty on reading and math tests used to meet requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act last year, a study released Monday showed...

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Islamist Lawfare

with Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, May 12, 2008

Frontpage Interview's guest today is Brooke M. Goldstein, a practicing attorney, the director of the Legal Project at the Middle East Forum and the director of the Children's Rights Institute...

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India's disarmament drive

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Australian
Monday, May 12, 2008

TEN years ago yesterday, India jolted the world with nuclear bomb tests and public outpourings of national pride, prompting Pakistan to do the same...

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Panic control

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Monday, May 12, 2008

The Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Swiss National Bank have jointly announced an expansion of liquidity measures to combat the global financial crisis triggered by the U.S. subprime mortgage meltdown...

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Hoovers-Shakers

with Hoover Institutionvia Extreme Mortman
Monday, May 12, 2008

PALO ALTO — actually. dateline BEEYOOTIFUL SUNNY PALO ALTO — Where the glass-enclosed nerve center of Extreme Mortman is stationed this week, blogging from the wonderful accomodations provided by the fabulous folks who run the Hoover Institution’s Media Fellows program...

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State making poverty attractive

with Thomas Sowellvia Waterbury Republican-American (CT)
Monday, May 12, 2008

As economist Thomas Sowell frequently points out, most Americans don't stay in the same income bracket their entire lives...

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After the Iraqi Offensive

with H. R. McMastervia American Enterprise Institute
Monday, May 12, 2008

The government of Iraq has made great strides both militarily and politically over the past year and a half...

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Historians and the Dumbing Down of Public Discourse

with Diane Ravitchvia History News Network
Monday, May 12, 2008

In the early 1990's, a brouhaha over an attempt to develop national standards for the teaching of history offered an exemplary and depressing demonstration of the politically motivated pigheadedness shared by many hard-line conservative and left-wing multiculturalist intellectuals...