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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Who Is “Fascist”?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Those who put a high value on words may recoil at the title of Jonah Goldberg’s new book, Liberal Fascism...

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Stimulating Nonsense

with Milton Friedmanvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The hottest buzzword of the day is "economic stimulus..."

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"The Clintons Will Do Anything—Anything—To Win The Nomination For Hillary, The Popular Vote Be Blasted."

with Peter M. Robinson, Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Two of the smartest guys I know --Victor Davis Hanson and Peter Robinson-- had a debate about whether Senator Clinton or Senator Obama would prevail...

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The ultimate scholar

with Milton Friedmanvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Last Friday, Feb. 8, marked the 10th anniversary of the death of the great economist Julian Simon...

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Ex-US Officials to Visit Pyongyang by Land Feb. 26

with William J. Perryvia Korea Times
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Korea Society President Evans Revere, former U.S. Defense Secretary William Perry and former U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Donald Gregg will visit Pyongyang via the truce village of Panmunjeom on Feb. 26, according to a report...

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On Toleration

by Peter Berkowitzvia American Interest
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Americans enjoy unprecedented freedom and equality...

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You're All Witnesses

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Over a cup of coffee this afternoon, Victor Davis Hanson and yours truly made a bet...

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Forgotten Columbians

with Thomas Sowellvia Columbia University Spectator
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad is the highest-ranking Muslim in the Bush administration...

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The Economy According to Taylor and Judd: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with John B. Taylor, Kenneth L. Juddvia National Review Online
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Bush says an economic-stimulus package comprised of tax rebates is necessary to get the economy going again...

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That 'Stimulus' Nonsense

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Bipartisanship, a notion that stands as anathema to our basic political premise of checks and balances, has resulted in a stimulus package that will do enormous damage to the U.S. economy...

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Why the Stimulus Package is a Stinker

by Peter M. Robinson with John B. Taylor, Kenneth L. Juddvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

"Passing a new growth package is our most pressing economic priority,” President Bush said recently, pressing Congress to agree to a stimulus package...

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U.S. Tax Policy Should Adhere to the Three F's

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The fix is in...

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Troop level increase an urgent imperative

with John Abizaidvia San Antonio Express-News
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

No matter how lean or fat they may be, federal budgets always spark controversy...

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U.S. ‘Dashboards’ Offer Data on State Achievement

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

More than 20 years ago, when federal officials sought to publicize data portraying the relative quality of the states’ school systems, the best statistics they could find were scores on college-admissions tests and state-reported graduation rates...

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Pace's School of Education's Sixth Annual Distinguished Educators Lecture Series to Begin

with Diane Ravitchvia Media Newswire
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Some of the nation's most influential advocates of urban school reform will appear beginning on February 13 in the Pace University School of Education's sixth annual lecture series, "The Current Status of Urban School Reform: What is Real?"

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What We Can Learn from the International Assessments

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

think a few words are in order about the AIR study of TIMSS and PISA. ..