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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Nader simply doesn't see two-party value

by John H. Bunzelvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Ralph Nader's entrance into the presidential race as a third party candidate demonstrates – not for the first time – that he has made the wrong decision at the wrong time for the wrong reasons...

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Pre-ordained political exit?

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Monday, March 3, 2008

And so another New York mayor succumbs to the City Hall jinx...

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In the News

Troublemaker: A Personal History of School Reform Since Sputnik

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

In a new book titled Troublemaker: A Personal History of School Reform Since Sputnik, Chester E. Finn Jr., president of the Washington-based Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, provides a close-up history of postwar education reform and his own role in it...

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The Slouch, the State, the Stutter

with Milton Friedmanvia National Review Online
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

I only spoke with William F. Buckley Jr. on four occasions, but each encounter left a lasting impression...

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It's the Dollar, Stupid

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

When the United States broke up the Bretton Woods international monetary system on Aug. 15, 1971, it marked the official end of an era when the dollar was literally "as good as gold..."

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Top Retired U.S. Military Officers Urge Presidential Candidates to Increase Investment in Non-Military Tools

with John Abizaidvia PR Newswire
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Today, General Anthony C. Zinni, USMC (Ret.) and Admiral Leighton W. Smith, Jr., USN (Ret.), issued a call to action to the remaining presidential candidates to elevate support for the use of "smart power" -- global development and diplomacy as critical tools in U.S. foreign policy and our national security strategy...

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Get Rid Of Nuclear Arms

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Times (India)
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

In January 2007, four veterans of the US strategic community - George Shultz, William Perry, Henry Kissinger and Sam Nunn - co-authored an essay, which called for “reversing reliance on nuclear weapons globally and ultimately ending them as a threat to the world..."

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Introduction to Crossing Swords

with Hoover Institutionvia Intellectual Conservative
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

As the loss of William F. Buckley, Jr. sinks in, leaving so many of us on the conservative side increasingly bereft, we are buoyed by these considerations...

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Group urges to put CTBT into force

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia United Press International
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn is calling for the United States and other world powers to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and put it into force...

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Can Policymakers Incentivize Great Teachers with $$$?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

I am happy to join with you in adopting a bridging motto of “Neither guide on the side nor sage on the stage..."

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Goolsbee Goofed

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Chicago professor Austan Goolsbee, Barack Obama’s chief economic adviser, just learned a valuable lesson about politics...

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Facts on Policy: Incarceration Rate

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world...

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Warren Buffet calls it recession, but ...

with Robert E. Hallvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

If Warren Buffett says we are in a recession, then we must be in one, right?

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Uncommon Knowledge: Thomas Sowell

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia ForaTv
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Peter Robinson speaks with Thomas Sowell about his new book Economic Facts and Fallacies in which Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues...