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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Is Turkey Reforming Islam?

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Accounts from Turkey suggest that the government is attempting a bold re-interpretation of Islam...

Analysis and Commentary

Summer Reading

by Thomas Sowell with Shelby Steelevia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Some parents who are concerned about their children receiving a steady diet of liberal-left indoctrination in schools and colleges regard...

Analysis and Commentary

State Of The Unions

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

"Barack Obama has always believed that same-sex couples should enjoy equal rights under the law, and he will continue to fight for civil unions as president," the Obama campaign stated oh-so-carefully in response to this week's California Supreme Court decision striking down the state's ban on gay marriage...

Analysis and Commentary

Scattershot Sowell

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Even if you think our presidential choices this election year are between disgust and disaster, anyone who has ever been through a real disaster can tell you that this difference is not small...

Analysis and Commentary

Politics: A corrupt profession

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, May 19, 2008

There are those who believe that business is inherently corrupt -- communists would be among those, and socialists, too...

In the News
In the News

The Rise and Fall of Liberalism: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Americans in 1963 would immediately blame the assassination of JFK on right-wing extremists — on anti-communists or white supremacists...

In the News

None of your business

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

My wife recently took our 13 year-old son to the doctor for his annual checkup...

In the News

Willie Sutton and Greg Mankiw

by Russell Roberts with Milton Friedmanvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Boston Globe reports (HT: Greg Mankiw) that politicians in Massachusetts have proposed a 2.5% tax on university endowments that exceed $1 billion...

In the News

IQ Testing in Historical Perspective

by Diane Ravitch with Education Nextvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

When I first read Murray and Herrnstein’s "The Bell Curve," I was unpersuaded...

In the News

Debate this: GOP keeps us safe

with Niall Fergusonvia Edmonton Sun (Canada)
Monday, May 19, 2008

Next Monday, the inaugural Munk Debate takes place at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum on the issue: "Be it resolved that the world is a safer place with a Republican in the White House."...

In the News

Why So Long to Call a Recession?

with Robert E. Hallvia Business Week
Monday, May 19, 2008

Robert E. Hall doesn't make predictions, at least not about the state of the economy...

In the News

Wilson's blog: Spring in New York

with Philip Bobbittvia NewsOne TVNZ (New Zealand)
Monday, May 19, 2008

"No, we have to see this, we have to see this!"...

In the News

Author faults school boards for faltering education system

with Milton Friedman, Education Nextvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, May 19, 2008

Mention Myron Lieberman's name to national education officials, and they'll probably say they haven't heard it in a while...

In the News

BRIEFLY REVIEWS

with Philip Bobbittvia Register-Guard (Oregon)
Sunday, May 18, 2008

A fresh interpretation of terrorism is urgently needed, writes Philip Bobbitt in his powerful, dense and brilliant new book...

In the News

Obama Rules

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Pajamas Media
Friday, May 16, 2008

Barack Obama is a gifted politician who has led an exemplary life...