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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Absurd on the Left

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

In today’s leisured, affluent, and globalized world, few elites are old-fashioned populists or on the perilous barricades of the civil-rights movement...

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U.S. third-best country for business

with John Abizaidvia Jacksonville Business Journal
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The United States is the third-best country in which to do business, trailing New Zealand and the No. 1 country, Singapore, according to The World Bank Group's research...

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Black Like Whom?

with Shelby Steelevia National Review Online
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

A funny thing happened on the road to the White House: Black voters got behind Sen. Barack Obama in his race for the presidency; black leaders did not...

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The United States and Iran: Troubled Times

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

On January 6, 2008, the U.S. Navy reported that five Iranian fast boats confronted three of its vessels in the Persian Gulf...

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The Logic of Life

with Gary S. Beckervia Slate
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Yesterday we looked at the way competition for partners made men lazy and drove women to stay in school...

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Norman Podhoretz on World War IV: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Podhoretz explains what went wrong between the instant victory in Iraq in 2003 and the successful surge of 2007...

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The Identity Trap

with Thomas Sowellvia New York Times
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

When Hillary Clinton is good on the Sunday talk shows, she is really, really good...

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The Underlying Issues

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Your description of CPESS and other Coalition schools sounds like a memory from a distant past...

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Kudos for Carnegie

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via American
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Late last week, Anthony S. Bryk was named the next president of the Stanford-based Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching...

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Norman Podhoretz on World War IV: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Some have compared George W. Bush the warrior to Ronald Reagan the warrior, but Podhoretz says it is more accurate to compare Bush to Harry Truman...

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Obama and 'the Race Card'

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Post
Monday, January 14, 2008

The peace-pipe offerings from Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton today in the increasingly divisive Democratic intra-party debate that had broken out over race and civil rights history came none too soon for the Illinois senator...