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Analysis and Commentary

Meet My Friend Clarence

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

It would be hard to think of anyone whose portrayal in the media differs more radically from the reality than that of Justice Clarence Thomas...

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Giuliani Rolls Out Health Care Plan

with Daniel P. Kessler, Scott W. Atlasvia Health Care News
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Former New York City mayor and current presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani made headlines at a mid-August campaign stop in Columbia, South Carolina by warning of the dangers of "socialized medicine" and mentioning Democrat candidates are advocating a "nanny state" and may raise taxes by as much as 30 percent...

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Why They Hate the Neocons

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Pajamas Media
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

A few years ago, when I was first publicly called a neoconservative, I had only a vague notion of what it was...

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Book Bits

with Diane Ravitchvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Three books about language, a review of 'The Spanish Bow,' and readers' picks...

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Iraqi Questions

by Victor Davis Hanson with H. R. McMastervia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

I think Rich Lowry would agree that we both had an informative week in Iraq in and around Baghdad, Anbar, and Diyala...

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The Real Clarence Thomas

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas again finds himself in the crosshairs of liberals...

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Letters: Many Children Are Being Left Behind

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Monday, October 8, 2007

Re “Get Congress Out of the Classroom,” by Diane Ravitch (Op-Ed, Oct. 3)...

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Letter: Mislabeling Milton Friedman

with Milton Friedmanvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, October 8, 2007

I enjoyed George Will's portrait of University of Chicago economist and Barack Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee ("President Obama's economist?," Oct. 4 and PghTrib.com)...

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War Whisperers

with Charles Hill, Peter Berkowitzvia American Conservative
Monday, October 8, 2007

It may surprise no one that former deputy secretary of defense and ousted World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz still enjoys the red-carpet treatment among Washington’s elite...

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Iran war cheerleading is terrifying

with John Abizaidvia Arkansas Traveler
Monday, October 8, 2007

Cheerleading for Iran war has increased recently and, unlike Iraq, this war could impact students more directly...

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Nilekani's book targets global audience

with Niall Fergusonvia Economic Times (India)
Monday, October 8, 2007

Nandan Nilekani is writing his first book which will be neither autobiographical nor on the Indian software industry with a focus on the Infosys saga...

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Quaker charity sued over a doctor's legacy

with Hoover Institutionvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Monday, October 8, 2007

Dr. Leo Eloesser planned his legacy down to the last exacting detail...

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The New Push for States’ Rights

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, October 8, 2007

After decades when power moved from state and local governments to Washington, suddenly states are asserting more control on everything from global warming to gay marriage...

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Voucher Vote

with Milton Friedmanvia Daily Herald (UT)
Sunday, October 7, 2007

Bring on the school voucher debate...

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Observations about the war

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, October 6, 2007

I just returned to Kuwait, and have been in Iraq visiting forward operating bases in Anbar and Diyala provinces, as well as suburbs of Baghdad the last week, hence the recent silence on this blog given sporadic internet facilities in Iraq...