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Analysis and Commentary

Priceless Politics: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

With all the advances in sophisticated analysis by professional economists, very little of even the basic principles of economics has gotten down to the average citizen and voter...

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Epiphanies: Hans Blix

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Foreign Policy
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Henry Kissinger, [George] Shultz, [William] Perry, and Sam Nunn wrote an article in January in the Wall Street Journal [calling for a world free of nuclear weapons]...

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From ‘Math Wars’ to the Political Trenches?

with Williamson M. Eversvia Education Week
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Williamson M. Evers, an advocate for providing students with a strong foundation in core math content in the early grades, has been tapped to fill a high-level federal policy position at a time when the Bush administration has put forward a number of proposals revamping math and science nationwide...

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Jousting on global warming

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

David Leonhardt at the New York Times (HT: Jim Morse) reports on a lively debate at Yale on global warming between Nicholas Stern and Yale economists including William Nordstrom and Robert Mendelsohn...

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Los Angeles eagerly embraces Obama

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama brought his campaign to the heart of the city's African American community Tuesday, drawing thousands of enthusiastic supporters eager for a first look at the black man looking to be president...

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Twelve to study public pension costs

with John F. Coganvia Desert Sun
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Twelve Californians have been appointed to lead a state group to examine and suggest solutions to the rising cost of public employees' post-retirement benefits...

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National Health-care Expenditures

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

United States health-care expenditures comprise 16 percent of GDP...

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Spreading democracy is no quick fix, but it's our noble duty

with George P. Shultzvia Chicago Sun-Times
Monday, February 19, 2007

Democracy is a cathedral in which freedom, opportunity and hope flourish...

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A Week of Infamy

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Conservative Voice
Sunday, February 18, 2007

The propaganda front in this Third World War against Islamo-Fascism has been characterized by the incessant bombardment of Islamist agitprop about the evils of the “little Satan” Israel and the “big Satan” America...