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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Anger Of The Left

by Thomas Sowell with Milton Friedmanvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 15, 2007

That people on the political left have a certain set of opinions, just as people do in other parts of the ideological spectrum, is not surprising...

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A league of his own: McCain and democracy

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Presidential hopeful John McCain laid out his vision for American foreign policy earlier this month, calling for a return to internationalism and multilateralism in a speech at the Hoover Institution...

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Bush doesn't want detente. He wants to attack Iran

with William J. Perryvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, May 15, 2007

In the next few days an unprecedented meeting between US and Iranian officials is expected to take place in Baghdad; both sides have insisted that discussions are limited to Iraq...

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Iran-U.S. Talks Offer Some Hope

with Abbas Milanivia ABC 7 News (CA)
Tuesday, May 15, 2007

The U.S. and Iran talk tough, but they are talking, even as Iran's president and Vice President Dick Cheney trade barbs...

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Arts & Sciences to recognize five distinguished alumni May 18

with Alvin Rabushkavia News from Washington University in St. Louis
Monday, May 14, 2007

Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis will recognize the achievements of five alumni and a special friend at 4 p.m. May 18 in the Arts & Sciences Laboratory Science Building...

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SC governor slams GOP on eve of debate

with Milton Friedmanvia Politico
Monday, May 14, 2007

Next year, South Carolina will be home to the first-in-the-South Republican presidential primary...

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Blair's legacy is secure

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, May 14, 2007

Re "To the last, Blair defends Iraq war," May 11...

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To Make a Long War Short

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, May 14, 2007

We hear so much about the success of the enemy, rarely about our own in this war of attrition in Iraq...

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School choice better for civic values

with Education Nextvia United Press International
Monday, May 14, 2007

A new study out of California finds that schools of choice often do a better job of boosting civic values among their students than assigned public schools...

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Different Voting Classes of Shares, and Family Control of Newspapers

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, May 13, 2007

The market for corporate control is sometimes claimed to be more effective at replacing inefficient management when a relatively small number of shareholders-members of particular families in the cases of the Wall Street Journal and New York Times – cannot maintain control over management because their shares have much greater voting rights than shares owned by others...

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Republicans anxious over 2008

with David Bradyvia Reuters
Friday, May 11, 2007

The 2008 race for the White House has produced a lot of anxiety among Republican voters...

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Contingencies for nuclear terrorist attack

with William J. Perryvia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, May 11, 2007

As concerns grow that terrorists might attack a major American city with a nuclear bomb, a high-level group of government and military officials has been quietly preparing an emergency survival program that would include the building of bomb shelters, steps to prevent panicked evacuations and the possible suspension of some civil liberties...