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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Looking back to 9/11

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Suppose, five years after September 11, 2001, you had to assign yourself a single adjective to describe how you feel and what you think in relation to the events of that day...

Analysis and Commentary

Conservative Doesn't Mean Anti-Conservationist

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, September 4, 2006

It has been the political equivalent of an explosion in a dye works

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Congress’s War, Too

by Kenneth Andersonvia New York Times Magazine
Sunday, September 3, 2006

Two branches of our government are hard at work in the war on terror...

Analysis and Commentary

I swear, what is up with cursing on TV programs?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Friday, September 1, 2006

Is everyone getting more and more angry with the world...

In the News
In the News

Mixed Signal Sent as Spitzer Dodges a Teachers Event

with Eric Hanushekvia New York Sun
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

The Democratic Party's designated candidate for governor, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, will be marking the first day of school by sending his running mate, state Senator David Paterson, to a United Federation of Teachers press conference calling on Mayor Bloomberg to shrink class sizes by hiring more teachers...

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New Europe’s Boomtown

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Philippe Benoit du Rey is not one of those gloomy Frenchmen who frets about the threat to Gallic civilization from McDonald’s and Microsoft...

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The battle of Mrs Graneggen's boobies

with Education Nextvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Poor Mrs Graneggen...

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Teachers must 'get' boys

with Education Nextvia News and Observer (NC)
Monday, September 4, 2006

Years ago, before I found myself living in testosterone-land, I would read articles about how the public schools were failing girls in science and math. And I would shake my head in disgust...

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National School Testing Urged

with Diane Ravitchvia Washington Post
Sunday, September 3, 2006

Many states, including Maryland and Virginia, are reporting student proficiency rates so much higher than what the most respected national measure has found that several influential education experts are calling for a move toward a national testing system...

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Barring big changes in landscape, he'll be back

with Bill Whalenvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Sunday, September 3, 2006

Heading into the Labor Day weekend with a double-digit lead, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to dominate the campaign agenda and broaden his support with a succession of high-profile agreements with legislative Democrats...

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Candidate Schwarzenegger frustrates Democrats

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, September 3, 2006

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, is now campaigning as the politician who delivered to state voters his promised "action, action, action" on a higher minimum wage, landmark global warming legislation, a prescription drug bill and increased funding for education...

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Fight, flight or decentralization? -- Experts clash over strategies for continued U.S. role in Iraq

with Larry Diamondvia North County Times (CA)
Saturday, September 2, 2006

As the debate over the continued presence of the United States in Iraq intensifies with congressional elections now just two months away, Washington legislators and talk-show hosts aren't the only ones with clashing opinions on the best strategy for the war...

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Fiasco: Thomas Ricks on the war in Iraq

with H. R. McMastervia ABC Online (Australia)
Thursday, August 31, 2006

MARK COLVIN: The top United States General in Iraq says that Iraqi troops are on course to take over from coalition forces...

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Plenty of blame for Iraq

with H. R. McMastervia Miami Herald
Sunday, August 27, 2006

Thomas E. Ricks' new book opens with a first-sentence-tells-all flourish: ``President George W. Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003 ultimately may come to be seen as one of the most profligate actions in the history of American foreign policy...