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In the News

Slumping stock market may crack U.S. consumer

with Milton Friedmanvia Reuters
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

he stock market may be the deciding factor in whether the U.S. economy tips into a consumer-driven recession this year...

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Substance, not style

with Niall Fergusonvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

It has become a common view among pundits observing the Democratic primary campaign that there isn't a great deal of substantive disagreement between the frontrunners, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, and so the contest between them comes down to a contest of style - more specifically, Obama's style and Clinton's lack thereof - or perhaps, if Andrew Sullivan is right, a tectonic generational conflict...

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Faith and the Presidential Campaign

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The Republican field of presidential candidates and the discussion of religion remind us of the variety of ways Christians might approach political leadership...

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Economist fears 'nasty' recession headed our way this year

with Robert E. Hallvia USA Today
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The USA will likely sink into recession in 2008, and it could be "nasty" if policymakers don't act swiftly, according to a prominent economist...

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Analysis: Deficit shoves strategy to the right

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's "post-partisan" strategy for two years has relied on merging support from majority Democrats with his personal brand of moderate Republican beliefs, almost entirely without support from other GOP members in the Capitol...

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How New Hampshire Upended The Democratic Race

with David Bradyvia Huffington Post
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The conventional wisdom today about the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary does not take into account the complexity of the multiple forces at play...

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Grading Schools

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Let's talk about grading schools and about when it is appropriate to close schools...

In the News

'Blueprint for Destruction'

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Knoxville News Sentinel
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance says the NNSA's latest plan for transforming the nuclear weapons complex is "a blueprint for destruction of the earth..."

In the News

The green-eyed monster, &c.

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

I don’t intend to comment much about presidential politics in today’s column, but let me say this: I find the ganging up on Romney a little unseemly...

Analysis and Commentary

Cannon Fire

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 8, 2008

It was not that long ago that the big political question was how Rudolph Giuliani would do against Hillary Clinton in the November election...

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