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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Fair and Balanced Address

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Obama steered clear of stirring verbiage, delivering a gracious hat-tip to Bush and a reassuring brushback of the terrorists. Tunku Varadarajan on what the president did well—and what he left unsaid...

Analysis and Commentary

Iraq Through the Looking Glass

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Most Americans will support President Obama’s call for patience in Afghanistan and his policy of continuing the long-planned drawdown in Iraq. But there was something bizarre about his entire Iraq speech...

Analysis and Commentary

Boxer-Fiorina Debate Expectations

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

[T]onight’s one-hour, televised face-off between U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina (7 p.m. starting time here on the Left Coast) is compelling viewing, if you’re a political aficionado. Here’s why...

Analysis and Commentary

What do Americans think of the Nation’s Schools? How Widespread is the Support for Charter Schools?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Education Next (Ednext) and Phi Delta Kappan (PDK) both released their annual polls last week...When rating the nation’s schools, only 18 percent of those surveyed in both polls gave the nation’s schools either an “A” or a “B” and, more than a quarter gave the schools a rating of a “D” or an “F...”

Interviews
Interviews

Hoover's Tom Henriksen on end of combat troops in Iraq

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Tom Henriksen, a senior fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, spoke with Stanford Report about Obama's Oval Office speech and what lies ahead for Iraq's stability, America's involvement in the country and Obama's plans for Afghanistan...

Interviews

Politics with Haley Barbour: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Haley Barbourvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Haley Barbour weighs in on Barack Obama and what he describes as “the biggest lurch to the left in American political history...”

Interviews

KGO Afternoon News

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia KGO News
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Interviews

Poll Finds Growing Support for Charter Schools

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Marty West and Paul Peterson discuss the 2010 Education Next-PEPG Survey. The survey finds a modest uptick in support for charter schools overall, but a large increase in support in the minority community...

In the News
In the News

Race to the Top winners have poor track records

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Examiner
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
In the News

Legal group seeks to compel Calif to defend Prop 8

with Edwin Meese IIIvia Associated Press
Tuesday, August 31, 2010