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Florida governor Jeb Bush

Uncommon Knowledge: Governor Jeb Bush

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Jeb Bushvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

In Florida, where Democrats outnumber Republicans, Governor Jeb Bush won both election and reelection by comfortable margins, reformed education, cut taxes, stood up for traditional moral values, and left office after eight years with an approval rating of more than 60 percent. How did he do it? Peter Robinson speaks with Governor Jeb Bush about what it means to be a conservative, his views on America’s current domestic agenda and foreign policy challenges, faith and politics, and the 2007 Republican presidential candidates. Video transcript (32:40)

In the News

How government expansion worsens hard times

with Milton Friedmanvia Townhall
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

For those Americans who know anything at all about the history of the Great Depression and the New Deal, the story line seems simple, dramatic, inspiring and familiar:..

In the News

Multicultural Racism

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The House of Representatives is poised to pass the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act (known in the Senate as the “Akaka Bill”), the apogee of an aggressive multiculturalism that has manifested itself in local, state, and federal legislation in the last two decades...

In the News

The Big Prediction

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Pajamas Media
Monday, October 22, 2007

I don’t like to make predictions most importantly because I am lousy at it and have a terrible track record...

In the News

Prop 15 is not the best use of the state's tax dollars

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Sunday, October 21, 2007

As one whose wife died of cancer, I might at first blush appear to be the Grinch who stole Christmas...

Analysis and Commentary

Sacramento's winners and losers

by Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, October 21, 2007

The regular legislative session concluded last weekend, and the only thing "special" about the special session underway is its lack of results so far...

In the News

Pelosi's Armenian Gambit

with Thomas Sowellvia Washington Post
Friday, October 19, 2007

There are three relevant questions concerning the Armenian genocide...

Beyond Closed Borders

by Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

Look at the biggest antipoverty success story of recent years—welfare reform—and you might see the makings of a solution to illegal immigration. By Jeffery M. Jones.

Don't Trust Me

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

How we guard our guardians. By Richard A. Epstein.

No Gain in Democratic Voter Registration since 1994

Purple Voters in the Golden State

by Morris P. Fiorina, Samuel J. Abramsvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 19, 2007

California’s Republican Party has drifted off the centrist track. But its voters haven’t. By Morris P. Fiorina and Samuel J. Abrams.


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