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Analysis and Commentary

Beyond Red and Blue

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford Magazine
Friday, September 1, 2006

During the long decade between pundit Pat Buchanan’s declaration of war and novelist Jane Smiley’s cry of anguish, the notion that America had split into two bitterly opposed political camps became as commonplace as apple pie...

Analysis and Commentary

I swear, what is up with cursing on TV programs?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Friday, September 1, 2006

Is everyone getting more and more angry with the world...

In the News

Are You on the NewsHour’s Guestlist?

with Hoover Institutionvia Fairness-Accuracy in Reporting
Friday, September 1, 2006

In 2005, Kenneth Tomlinson, chair of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting—and thus the person in charge of disbursing federal public broadcasting funds—sparked controversy with his aggressive push to move PBS and NPR to the right...

Analysis and Commentary

Random thoughts on the passing scene

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Someone said that good judgment comes from experience — which in turn comes from bad judgment...

Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times

Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times

by Benjamin Wittesvia Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Tuesday, August 29, 2006

In Confirmation Wars, Benjamin Wittes rejects the parodies offered by both the Right and Left of the decline of the process by which the United States Senate confirms—or rejects—the president's nominees to the federal judiciary.

Analysis and Commentary

Vice presidential possibilities

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Do you need to know who a party's presidential nominee will be before you can say anything about who its nominee for vice president will be…

In the News

American Exceptionalism

with Seymour Martin Lipsetvia American Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, August 29, 2006

When President George W. Bush said that America hopes to spread democracy to all the world, he was echoing a sentiment many people support…

In the News

Reaganomics: How’s It Going?

with Milton Friedmanvia American Enterprise Institute
Monday, August 28, 2006

When Ronald Reagan came to Washington, he brought with him a conservative school of economics...

In the News

Plenty of blame for Iraq

with H. R. McMastervia Miami Herald
Sunday, August 27, 2006

Thomas E. Ricks' new book opens with a first-sentence-tells-all flourish: ``President George W. Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003 ultimately may come to be seen as one of the most profligate actions in the history of American foreign policy...

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Bush’s Communication Problem

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, August 24, 2006

Just when former supporters of the Iraq invasion and the wider so-called war against terror are proclaiming doom and gloom, other commentators conclude that we have already defeated the jihadists! Nostalgia even abounds about returning to the 1990s, when the United States occasionally swatted bothersome terrorists with cruise missiles and indictments...


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