November 21, 2008 Republican Rod Dreher says conservatives and environmentalists may have common interest in America's food production. He says the next president needs to chew on some fresh ideas about farming.
November 18, 2008 Commentator Andrew J. Rotherham says the new president has two important tools at his disposal in reforming education: the power of the podium and the power of the purse.
November 14, 2008 Commentator David Kuo suggests what he thinks is the perfect kind of dog for President-elect Obama and his family: a very large dog — a manly dog, a Landseer Newfie. No effete little breed that bites and yips.
November 12, 2008 Commentator Mary C. Curtis admits the next administration has many challenges ahead, but vocabulary won't be one. She applauds the president-elect for making it cool to be smart.
November 10, 2008 Commentator Marc Acito is pleased that President-elect Obama included gay people in his victory speech, but Acito worries about the future. Voters in California, Florida and Arizona banned gay marriage on Election Day.
November 10, 2008 Douglas Kamerow, a former assistant surgeon general, says the Bush administration has withheld or falsified the results of scientific studies. He wants the new president to stop this practice immediately.
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