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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Counting The Number Of Radical Islamists

by Daniel Pipesvia Evening Bulletin (PA)
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The recent distribution of some 28 million copies in the United States of the 2005 documentary "Obsession" has stirred heated debate about its contents...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Obama: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

A recent Republican campaign ad sarcastically described as Barack Obama's "one accomplishment" his supporting a bill to promote sex education in kindergarten...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Issues": Part IV

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Barack Obama's supporters often try to sidestep questions about his character and judgment by saying that we should stick to what they arbitrarily define as "the real issues."...

Analysis and Commentary

Richard Nozick Vs. The U.S. Congress

by Richard A. Epstein with Russell Robertsvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Now that yesterday's market nosedive shows the disappointing Congressional bailout has not calmed markets, let the post-mortem begin...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Obama

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Critics of Senator Barack Obama make a strategic mistake when they talk about his "past associations."...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Obama: Part III

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

What about those "real issues" that Barack Obama's supporters in the media say we should get back to, whenever some new unsavory fact about his past comes out?...

Analysis and Commentary

We're Not Headed for a Depression

by Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

In order to promote a much smoother functioning of the financial system, it is paramount to distinguish between the immediate steps needed to cope with the present crisis and the long-run reforms needed to reduce the likelihood of future crises...

In the News
In the News

A ticking time bomb

with William J. Perryvia Diamondback (University of Maryland)
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Albert Einstein, one of the most instrumental scientists in making nuclear weaponry a reality, once said, "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."...

In the News

US document calls to update nuclear arms

with William J. Perryvia Washington Post
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Continued study and development of a new generation of nuclear weapons and modernization of the aging manufacturing infrastructure needed to build them are necessary to maintain "the ultimate deterrent capability that supports US national security."...

In the News

Anything Goes with Chris Buckley: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Christopher Buckley discusses POTUS as acronym and erectile dysfunction...

In the News

National Standards and the Moment

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, October 7, 2008

When Gov. Roy Romer spoke of national standards at our recent debate, I believe he was suggesting the development of national standards and testing on a voluntary basis, starting with about 15 governors working together to derive a common program...

In the News

Presidential advisers spar over engineering challenges - October 06, 2008

with William J. Perryvia Nature.com
Monday, October 6, 2008

A science advisor for US Senator Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate, said Monday that one of the most important engineering challenges in the 21st century will be cyber security...

In the News

McCain and Obama economic plans - hear the candidates, read opposing views

with John B. Taylorvia Examiner
Monday, October 6, 2008

The economic plans of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain are in the spotlight as Americans wonder about their financial futures...

In the News

Hear a pre-debate lecture on Tuesday

with James W. Ceaservia St. Ambrose University (IA)
Monday, October 6, 2008

A media expert and author of several books on presidential politics will give the St. Ambrose University’s Sixth Annual Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-Law Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the Rogalski Center on the SAU campus...

In the News

'The Heels Are On, the Gloves Are Off'

with Daniel Pipesvia Human Events Online
Monday, October 6, 2008

As a campaign staffer observed at Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s speech at a rally in Carson, Nev. over the weekend, “The heels are on, the gloves are off.”...

In the News

Court picks define Bush

with Benjamin Wittesvia Cincinnati Enquirer
Sunday, October 5, 2008

President Bush visits Cincinnati on Monday to discuss what he hopes will be one of his most enduring legacies: the judges he's appointed to the federal courts...

In the News

Washington Insider with Ronald Kessler

with George P. Shultzvia NewsMax
Sunday, October 5, 2008

More than 100 former American ambassadors are endorsing John McCain and Sarah Palin for president and vice president...