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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

The Effects on Children of the Decline in Marriage

by Gary S. Beckervia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, April 4, 2010

Marriage emerged as the most popular institution throughout history primarily because it was an effective arrangement to improve the care and upbringing of children. Marriage is not necessary to have children, but it has been of enormous importance in the rearing of children.

Words That Hurt … Reporters, then Candidates

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, April 2, 2010

Facing the toughest campaign of her career, California Sen.

Eight questions for Chester Finn

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, April 1, 2010

CHESTER FINN has spent most of his adult life studying and trying to improve America's education system.

On the Floor: What is Stopping Our Economy Falling into the Basement?

by Mark Harrisonvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, April 1, 2010

A couple of months back, John Taylor made the point that the U.S. recovery is being led by the private sector.

The Trouble with High-Speed Rail

via Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, April 1, 2010

n the morning of April 16, 2009, President Obama, flanked by the vice president and the secretary of transportation, announced a plan to devote $8 billion of his economic recovery package (the stimulus), plus another $1 billion a year for five years, to fund high-speed rail co

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