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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Does Patriotism Matter?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The Fourth of July is a patriotic holiday but patriotism has long been viewed with suspicion or disdain by many of the intelligentsia...

Analysis and Commentary

Come Study La Raza

via National Review Online
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The name of the nation’s most visible, self-defined Latino civil-rights organization, the National Council of La Raza, translates as the National Council of The Race...

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Which Has More Islamist Terrorism, Europe or America?

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

"Since 9/11, there have been over 2,300 arrests connected to Islamist terrorism in Europe in contrast to about 60 in the United States."...

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No Member of Congress Left Behind

by Henry I. Millervia Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (NY)
Sunday, June 15, 2008

Most Americans are unhappy with the performance of the U.S. Congress, which has granted no favors recently to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries...

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War & Terror with Philip Bobbitt: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Philip Bobbittvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

During the 20th century it was important that the law and the Allied war strategy were separate...

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Obama, McCain campaigns go global

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Globalization has hit American presidential politics...

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More Newsweek Rehash

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Newsweek is running an old story of 2007 by Evan Thomas suggesting that the 300 was a sort of racist propaganda, and he thinks that it reflects the administration’s Manichean views that derive from ancient Greece/Persia faultlines...

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Happy Birthday Diane Ravitch

with Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via New York Sun
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Today is the 70th birthday of the historian Diane Ravitch, fearless advocate of improving education...

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Ideas Fest opens for sharing of good ideas

with Shelby Steelevia Aspen Daily News
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

A week of intellectual feasting began with a serving of appetizing ideas Monday at the Aspen Institute’s fourth annual Aspen Ideas Festival...

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John McCain on the economy

with Milton Friedmanvia CNN
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Fortune: There's been a lot of bad economic news lately...

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The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Turns 40 Today

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Try an experiment today...

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Aspen Ideas Festival opens

with Shelby Steelevia Aspen Times
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

The big brains are back in town...

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Professors Proffer Diverse Summer Reading Recommendations

with Philip Bobbittvia PR Newswire
Monday, June 30, 2008

A random survey of Boston University (BU) professors yielded a wide and rich variety of summer reading recommendations for adults, ranging from Randy Pausch's inspirational "The Last Lecture," to Suze Rotolo's firsthand account of Bob Dylan and the new music scene, "A Freewheelin' Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties."...

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Scary way to get information

with Thomas Sowellvia Yuma Sun
Monday, June 30, 2008

A recent study by the Pew Research Center showed that of those in the 18-29 age group, 39 percent said they get information about the candidates and the campaigns, at least partly, from late-night programs and comedy shows...