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Compared to What?

by Thomas Sowellvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

No dogma has caused more mischief — and, in some countries, tragedies — than the notion that there is something strange and wrong when some groups are “over-represented” or “under-represented” in some occupations or institutions.

Now It’s Rubio’s Turn … for 2012 Talk

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

He hasn’t even won his Senate primary, yet that hasn’t stopped the media from speculating that former House Speaker Marco Rubio could, should and maybe would

The Silent Epidemic

by Henry I. Millervia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

While the H1N1 swine flu outbreak has received most of the public and media attention during the past year, another virus has sickened a huge number of Americans (and others).

California Screamin’

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Its stated purpose may be higher education, but for the storied University of California system recent times have brought with them the lowest of lows.

When Israel Stood Up to Washington

by Daniel Pipesvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

As U.S.-Israel tensions climb to unfamiliar heights, they recall a prior round of tensions nearly thirty years ago, when Menachem Begin and Ronald Reagan were in charge. In contrast to Binyamin Netanyahu's repeated apologies, Begin adopted a quite different approach.

Race and Politics

by Thomas Sowellvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Few combinations are more poisonous than race and politics. That combination has torn whole nations apart and led to the slaughters of millions in countries around the world.

From Nightmare to Dream, I hope

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 5, 2010

NationalJournal.com:  Do you support the DREAM Act?  Why or why not?

See Chester Finn’s answer on NationalJournal.com here…

Can Sarkozy Justify Banning the Veil?

by Peter Berkowitzvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 5, 2010

Last month, in a speech from the Elysée Palace, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced his intention to enact a ban on the full Muslim veil.

The Pandemic That Wasn’t

by Henry I. Millervia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 5, 2010

PALO ALTO – Last June, the United Nations’ World Health Organization, responding to an outbreak of the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, boosted the pandemic alert to the highest level, Phase 6, meaning that a pandemic was under way – the first time in 41 years that the organization h

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