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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Law that Dare Not Speak Its Name

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Review Online
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

As the new school year and the climactic period of the presidential election both commence, the future of federal education policy is murkier than ever before...

Analysis and Commentary

The Vision of the Left

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Conservatives, as well as liberals, would undoubtedly be happier living in the kind of world envisioned by the left...

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Must Counterinsurgency Wars Fail?

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Magazine
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

When it comes to a state fighting a non-state enemy, the impression widely exists that the state is doomed to fail...

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Leadership is a pseudo-issue in politics

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, September 8, 2008

Both pairs of current major candidates, Democrat and Republican, make much noise about leadership...

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Learning financial ropes

with Niall Fergusonvia Press (New Zealand)
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Instead of the usual textbook math lessons, students as young as five are learning about what it takes to make a buck, and how easy it is to blow it, how to live within one's means and other ABCs of daily money management...

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Top pay, top teachers?

with Education Nextvia Greensboro News-Record (NC)
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Gov. Mike Easley pushed hard during his tenure to raise North Carolina teachers' salaries to the national average, but didn't quite get there...

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The Word According to Andrew Klavan: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Andrew Klavan says the Left has long argued that Western civilization — from its embrace of capitalism to its foundations in Judeo-Christian doctrine to its traditions of personal liberty — is in error and needs to go...

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Freddie and Fannie

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, September 8, 2008

Following its knee-jerk, free-market, Milton Friedman obsessed ideology, the Bush Administration has seized control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...

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Palin overshadows Silicon Valley's power women

with Bill Whalenvia MarketWatch
Monday, September 8, 2008

Two of Silicon Valley's most famous power women, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, made their debuts on the national political stage at the Republican National Convention last week but wound up being overshadowed by the selection of John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin...

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Money and Politics

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, September 8, 2008

Muirgeo, in a comment to this post, writes:...

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Gagging Google

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, September 8, 2008

More free market theology from the Bush administration...

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Solow on financial institutions

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, September 8, 2008

This article by Robert Solow is ostensibly a review of a book by Kevin Phillips...

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Does Spending More on Education Improve Academic Achievement?

with Eric Hanushekvia Heritage Foundation
Monday, September 8, 2008

Debates about how to improve public education in America often focus on whether government should spend more on education...

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Invasion’s ideologues: Ultra-nationalists join the Russian mainstream

with John B. Dunlopvia Financial Times
Monday, September 8, 2008

A decade ago, many of the most influential thinkers in today’s Russia were in the intellectual wilderness...

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Kling on Freddie and Fannie

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, September 8, 2008

Here is Arnold writing very lucidly on the situation...