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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Postponing Reality

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The triumph of the non-judgmental philosophy of high-toned circles...

Analysis and Commentary

‘Terror’ Is the Enemy

by Philip Bobbittvia New York Times
Saturday, December 13, 2008

Generals are not the only ones who prepare to fight the previous war...

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In the News

3 authors make sense out of cents

with Russell Robertsvia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

If you’re looking for a business book to give someone, here are three that should satisfy anyone on your list...

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Winners of the Credit Crunch

with Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Dominic Elliott, of Financial News, files this dispatch riffling through the flotsam of the past year to find out who has emerged stronger from (or at least survived) the financial maelstrom...

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Faith Equals Fertility?

with Mary Eberstadtvia Crosswalk
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

A growing number of researchers and observers are beginning to take note of a huge demographic reality -- those who take belief in God most seriously tend to have more babies...

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Schooling Obama

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Times
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

For years, we've talked our education problems to death in Washington, but we've failed to act...

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DR. DASCHLE'S DUBIOUS CURE

with Henry I. Millervia National Center for Policy Analysis
Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is suffering from two decades of cultural, organizational and management problems that have depressed drug approvals to historic lows while pushing drug developing costs to stratospheric levels...

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No New 9/11

with Philip Bobbittvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Philip Bobbitt of Columbia University believes that preventing any attacks on the United States since 9/11 is something for which the Bush administration must be given credit...

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Preventing Another Financial Crisis

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Several scholars and journalists have recently criticized the application of mathematical models and high-powered econometrics to the purchase and sale of securities...

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Stepping up to the plate on greater food regulation

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Restaurants are being told to list calorie counts on their menus...

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Good teachers make for good programs

with Eric Hanushekvia Payson Roundup (AZ)
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

When money is short, what’s a school district to do?...

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FACTS ON POLICY: The California Economy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Did you know?...California has the eighth-largest economy in the world...

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Obama's Education Choice

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Barack Obama has chosen Chicago schools chief Arne Duncan to be his Secretary of Education...

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Leader of Chicago Schools Is Obama’s Choice for Education Secretary

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via US News and World Report
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama has made his pick for U.S. education secretary...

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FAITH EQUALS FERTILITY

with Mary Eberstadtvia Intelligent Life
Monday, December 15, 2008

Religious people have more babies than non-believers--and not just for the obvious reasons...

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Report criticizes Arpaio, office's enforcement

with Clint Bolickvia Arizona Republic
Monday, December 15, 2008

Newsmaker Q&A with Clint Bolick on ''Mission Unaccomplished: The Misplaced Priorities of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.''...

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A World of Issues Waiting, Obama and His Foreign Policy Squad Brush Up

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Monday, December 15, 2008

He has read “Ghost Wars,” the history of the long adventure by the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan and its fruitless effort to capture or kill Osama bin Laden...

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Arpaio not doing his job

with Clint Bolickvia Arizona Republic
Friday, December 12, 2008

For most of his long administration, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's numerous eccentricities were tolerable - endearing, even - for one very important reason...