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  • The sharpest edge to the tension between business and the Wall Street Journal's laissez-faire editorial policies came when Kim Strassel repeated her oft-stated concern that if the federal government acted like a venture capitalist and supported research in a wide variety of important but risky innovations, the public would turn against the program because some innovations would fail to pan out.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • The sharpest edge to the tension between business and the Wall Street Journal's laissez-faire editorial policies came when Kim Strassel repeated her oft-stated concern that if the federal government acted like a venture capitalist and supported research in a wide variety of important but risky innovations, the public would turn against the program because some innovations would fail to pan out.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • Assembling diverse classes is an oft-stated goal among New York City private schools, with brochures featuring beaming multicultural students.

    At Dalton, a Push for Change

  • There is an oft-stated claim that three (or four, or five, depending on the source) “effective” teachers in a row can wipe out the effects of poverty.

    The elephant that Obama and Lauer ignored: Poverty and student achievement

  • Related Articles More Fed Bond Buys Hinge on Inflation, Indicators Inside the Central Bank's Toolbox For the first time in Mr. Bernanke's tenure, three colleagues formally dissented from the Fed's move, a new sign of deep internal opposition that contrasts with the chairman's oft-stated desire for consensus.

    Dissents Pose New Test for Bernanke

  • Queen Rania appeared to take issue with an oft-stated contention among Middle East observers: that the Israeli-Palestinian stand-off is fueling religious extremism in the region and beyond.

    Jordanian Queen: Despair Must Not Prevail in Middle East Peace Process

  • And he repeated his oft-stated commitment to drilling off Virginia's coast.

    Cuccinelli calls for environmental, economic balance at energy conference

  • "Ridding the world of evil," Mr. Bush's other oft-stated ambition, was nonsense if we didn't make a credible go of ridding the world of the very specific evil named Osama bin Laden.

    Obama's Finest Hour

  • That the Obama administration is appealing Judge Virginia Phillips 'ruling last week in a case brought by the Log Cabin Republicans appears contradictory to its oft-stated goal of ending the policy.

    Obama is right on don't ask don't tell

  • And conveniently forgotten in fallacious references to a cycle of violence is that — following from their oft-stated call for the destruction of Israel — Hamas, Hezbollah (which is more or less an Iranian expeditionary force), Iran itself, and the Arab confrontation states are the parties that want to change the status quo, by violence and by their own flamboyant admission.

    Why Israel Needs the Bomb

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