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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Repelling the attack of the tainted tomatoes

by Henry I. Millervia Chicago Tribune
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Unfortunately, produce growers cannot protect us 100 percent of the time...

Analysis and Commentary

Attack of the killer tomatoes

by Henry I. Millervia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

An outbreak of food poisoning first linked to a bacterium called Salmonella Saintpaul in raw tomatoes has spread to at least 16 states over the past several months...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama riding crest of cocky ignorance, media support

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Monday, June 9, 2008

Now that Sen. Barack Obama has become the Democrats’ nominee for president of the United States, to the cheers of the media at home and abroad, he has written a letter to the secretary of defense, in a tone as if he is already president, addressing one of his subordinates...

In the News
In the News

We need to turn-back the nuclear Doomsday clock.

with George P. Shultzvia Australia's National Forum (Australia)
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Kevin Rudd's decision to establish a Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Commission is a vital and timely initiative, for nuclear risks have been rising...

In the News

'Hotline to Iran' Aims to Head Off War

with John Abizaidvia OneWorld US
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Members of Congress joined religious and civil society leaders today in an urgent call to stop the "drumbeat of war" with Iran and open up diplomatic talks to resolve growing tensions between Washington and Tehran...

In the News

"Cocky Ignorance"

with Thomas Sowellvia Power Line
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Barack Obama, to his shame, tried to make political hay out of the news that the suicide rate among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan has increased, by sending an arrogant missive to Robert Gates, the Secretary of Defense...

In the News

Charter schools fare better academically than L. A. Unified peers, report says

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

It's the $64,000 question of public education: Are charter schools better than their traditional public school counterparts...

In the News

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education

with Diane Ravitchvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

A new task force of national policy experts with diverse religious and political affiliations, in public policy fields including education, social welfare, health, housing, and civil rights today launched a campaign calling for a "Broader, Bolder Approach to Education" to break a decades-long cycle of reform efforts that promised much and have achieved far too little...

In the News

They're supposed to profit

with Milton Friedmanvia News Press (FL)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Re: "Corporations have no loyalty, except to making money," Ron Smiley, May 26...

In the News

The toxic Texan's foreign policy doctrine will endure

with Philip Bobbittvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

American presidential elections are reliable occasions for political futurology...

In the News

Seas the day: Navy officer says leadership starts with compassion

with William J. Perryvia Las Vegas Business Press
Monday, June 9, 2008

Reading leadership books can seem a little like chasing the Great Oz...

In the News

Why A College Degree is Worth the Cost

with Gary S. Beckervia University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The worldwide boom in higher education has led to higher earnings and better living conditions across the board for people with college educations, said Gary Becker, University Professor of Economics and of Sociology...