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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

COMMENTARY: EPA's slimy regulation

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Members of the California State Assembly's no-amount-of-regulation-is-ever- enough Democratic caucus recently announced forthcoming legislation to address oil spills...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

How do the two leading candidates for president of the United States differ in their approach to Israel and related topics?...

Analysis and Commentary

Commentary - Peter Schweizer: Conservatives more honest than liberals?

by Peter Schweizervia Examiner
Monday, June 2, 2008

The headline may seem like a trick question — even a dangerous one — to ask during an election year...

In the News
In the News

What Good are Tests?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tests inevitably gauge a student’s fund of knowledge and experience, not just what was taught in school...

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The Politician as Biographer

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

There's something very English about the way William Hague's eyes light up when he spies crab cakes on the menu at a Midtown Manhattan bistro...

In the News

A critical mass for disarmament

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Hoover Institutionvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Speaking to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on March 26, Sen. John McCain surprised many listeners when he said that "the United States should lead a global effort at nuclear disarmament."...

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The Middle East with Daniel Pipes: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Daniel Pipesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

What to do with Iran — or more specifically, an Iran with nuclear weapons?

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Valley native gets $250k honor

with Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution, Gary S. Beckervia Fresno Bee
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

A prominent conservative foundation is lavishing a $250,000 award on Victor Davis Hanson, the Fresno-area farmer and classics professor turned public intellectual...

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As Year Ends, Questions Remain for New Orleans

with Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

In rebuilding public schooling in this city after Hurricane Katrina, education reformers have managed to hire energetic teachers, break ground on a few new school buildings, raise public confidence, and show progress on test scores...

In the News

PM finds insecurity on every corner

with Philip Bobbittvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Normally loyal Labour MPs returned to Westminster yesterday still puzzled about the reasoning behind Gordon Brown's digging his heels in over the 42-day pre-charge detention issue...

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Redeeming Dubya (III)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Atlantic Monthly
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

While I'm on the subject of Bush's possible rehabilitation, I should link to this Jonathan Rauch piece from October of last year, in which he argued that one way to judge a President is by how long it takes his successors to unwind his mistakes...

In the News

Voters have a right to make Wright an issue

with Condoleezza Rice, Shelby Steele, Thomas Sowellvia Wednesday Journal (IL)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Spring has been awfully tardy this year and it appears that "Obama for President" signs are springing up with greater alacrity than dandelions on front lawns in Oak Park...

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Political scholar to speak on libertarian values Monday at The Gazette

with Tibor R. Machanvia Gaston Gazette (NC)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Libertarianism typically doesn't throw people who are new to the concept, said Dr. Tibor Machan...

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Terrorism: Brown's 42-day detention plan finds an ally

with Philip Bobbittvia Guardian (UK)
Monday, June 2, 2008

Gordon Brown may feel a bit friendless over his plan to introduce 42-day pre-charge detention, which he again sought to justify in today's Times...