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America's Coming Tax Increase

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Analysis
Thursday, April 28, 2016

This is the statistical backup for the statements Edward P. Lazear made in his April 28, 2016, Wall Street Journal op-ed “America's Coming Tax Increase.” Data are from the OECD.

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World War II Amnesia

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

For seventy years, the war’s lessons guided U.S. foreign policy—but no longer.

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Does The Iran Deal Require The USG To Seek Preemption Of (Some) State Sanctions?

by Jack Goldsmith, Amira Mikhailvia Lawfare
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The U.S. government has sent a letter to all 50 states asking them to align state and local laws with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that the United States and other nations negotiated with Iran. 

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Symbolism Instead Of History

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Thursday, April 28, 2016

The real motivation behind replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

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The Libertarian: “Deflategate And The Law”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

An NFL controversy reaches the federal courts.

Analysis and Commentary

Setting The Record Straight On Great Britain, America And World War II

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, April 28, 2016

While in London last week, President Obama waded into the upcoming British referendum about whether the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union.

Analysis and Commentary

How The Kremlin Lies With Headlines Like 'Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shot Down Malaysia Airlines' MH17'

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The shock headline shows how Russian propaganda works. By luck or design, a news item appears in a legitimate media outlet, such as BBC, Reuters, or NBC. It gives a small opening for distorted interpretation, which is exploited in the form of a sensationalist headline in tabloids or Russian-sponsored media.

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Announcing The Fordham Institute's Third Annual Wonkathon. This Year's Topic: ESSA And Parental Choice

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Thursday, April 28, 2016

In 2014, we hosted our first-ever Wonkathon, which was dedicated to the subject of charter school policy. Joe Siedlecki of the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation was voted the wisest, wonkiest wonk of all.

The Statue of Liberty.
Analysis and Commentary

Early American Immigrants

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Scott Alexander has written a fantastic review of David Fischer's Albion's Seed. The book is about early immigration to the Eastern United States. Alexander gives a nice summary of each of the 4 immigrant groups, along with some really interesting facts about them. In the process, he comes off as Dave Barry without the exaggeration.

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Rational Security: The "Cyber Bombs" Edition

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 28, 2016

The U.S. is ramping up cyber operations against ISIS. Another standoff over the FBI’s access to a locked iPhone ends, but are more fights around the corner? And the mystery of the curious zombie habeas cases popping up at Guantanamo. Plus, Susan is feeling nostalgic over surveillance. And Tamara is planning her next book project.

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Music For Trump Supporters

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Wynton Marsalis performs the Haydn Trumpet Concert in Eb with the Boston Pops Orchestra, John Williams conducting.

Analysis and Commentary

White: Constitution Is On Grassley's Side

by Adam J. Whitevia Thonline.com
Thursday, April 28, 2016

[Subscription Required] When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in February, fans and critics alike recognized his main contribution to constitutional law: he focused lawyers’ and judges’ attention on the actual words of the Constitution.

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What Trump’s Big Victory And Cruz’s Big Announcement Mean

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, April 28, 2016

First and foremost, as I predicted last week, Trump had a great night on Tuesday. From a delegate perspective, his six “blue wall” Democratic state wins were not a game-changer. He was expected to take almost all of the delegates and he did. But that should not discount his accomplishment. 

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Ed Lazear: U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 0.5% In First Quarter

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the US annualized GDP growth registering its slowest pace in two years with a gain of 0.5 percent in the first-quarter. Lazear notes that the best indicator of where we are going in the future is a change in the S&P 500.

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EdNext Podcast With Eric Hanushek And Paul E. Peterson

interview with Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellows Eric Hanushek and Paul Peterson discuss the findings of anew study, “It Pays to Improve School Quality,” by Eric Hanushek, who co-authored the study with Jens Ruhose and Ludger Woessmann.

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Michael Petrilli: About The Education Gadfly Show

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli celebrates Prince’s little-known legacy in the world of education, assesses education policies that hold parents accountable, and questions the alleged diversity of the opt-out movement.

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Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives
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Student Delegates Of Stanford’s US-Russia Forum Explore Rare Russian Artifacts At Hoover Archives

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On April 21, forty student delegates from Stanford’s US-Russia Forum visited Hoover Archives to view rare artifacts from Hoover’s Russian and Eurasian collections, as well as material from Hoover’s extensive Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection. Guided by Anatol Shmelev, Hoover’s Robert Conquest Curator for Russian and Eurasian collections, the students engaged in a lively discussion of the history, provenance, and preservation of archival materials, and viewed the documents, posters, photographs, family albums, and film reels that make up the extensive Russia-related holdings at Hoover.

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Wanted: A Real Plan For Economic Growth

quoting John H. Cochrane via The Washington Post
Thursday, April 28, 2016

You wonder when the presidential candidates will adjust their economic plans to reality.

In the News

This Bill Would Let 9/11 Victims' Families Sue Saudi Arabia. Here's How It Could Backfire.

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Vox
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Obama administration is trying to block a bill, known as the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), that would seek to allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its alleged financial support of al-Qaeda.

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Why Cruz’s Pick Of Fiorina For VP Is ‘Odd On So Many Levels’

quoting David Brady, Lanhee J. Chenvia SF Gate
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Even in a political campaign that explodes rational assumptions daily, analysts say there isn’t a lot that makes sense about Ted Cruz’s choice of former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Wednesday as his running mate — should the Texas senator win the Republican nomination.

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Trump’s Litany Of Foreign Policy Contradictions

quoting Kori Schakevia US News and World Report
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Donald’s ‘mish-mash’ address left many questions about how he’d use military force.

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Quinn: Cruz Goes Nuclear With Carly Fiorina Pick

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Ted Cruz obviously needs some high-powered ammunition to fight the Donald Trump march to the GOP presidential nomination. And the senator from Texas found it. He is going nuclear by tapping Carly Fiorina.

In the News

World To Watch As Trump Outlines His Foreign Policy

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Donald Trump will set aside his bad-boy antics, and with the help of a teleprompter to keep him on message, outline on Wednesday his vision for foreign policy if elected U.S. president in November, campaign aides say.

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India To Become The Model Nation Of World: Speakers At USIBC Summit

quoting Nicholas Burnsvia India West
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious “Digital India” initiative is poised to change the lives of 1.3 billion people, said John Chambers, chairman of the U.S. India Business Council, at the organization’s first West Coast Summit here April 21.

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Gov. John Kasich, Presidential Candidate: A Town Hall

mentioning Kori Schakevia Commonwealth Club
Friday, April 29, 2016
Come hear directly from Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich in a town-hall format, and bring your questions about his record and his vision for our country’s future.
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Donald Trump, Laying Out Foreign Policy, Promises Coherence

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia The New York Times
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Donald J. Trump, exuding confidence after his resounding primary victories in the East, promised a foreign policy on Wednesday that he said would put “America first.” 

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Bidding Farewell To One Of The U's Oldest Buildings Is More Spirited Wake Than Funeral

mentioning Shelby Steelevia Salt Lake City Weekly
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

My first class at the University of Utah was Econ 101. I arrived early, fashionably dressed in a long-sleeved Gant shirt, chinos and polished Weejuns loafers. I carried a briefcase as everyone did. I was determined to do well. I had been a middling student in high school and I regretted it. It was 1963. 

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Central Bank Governance And Oversight Reform

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Edited by John Cochrane and John Taylor. A group of distinguished scholars and policy makers discuss key questions about Federal Reserve decision making, oversight, and governance, both internal and external.

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Gov. John Kasich, Presidential Candidate: A Town Hall

mentioning Kori Schakevia Commonwealth Club
Friday, April 29, 2016
Come hear directly from Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich in a town-hall format, and bring your questions about his record and his vision for our country’s future.
Analysis and Commentary

Setting The Record Straight On Great Britain, America And World War II

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, April 28, 2016

While in London last week, President Obama waded into the upcoming British referendum about whether the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union.

In the News

Wanted: A Real Plan For Economic Growth

quoting John H. Cochrane via The Washington Post
Thursday, April 28, 2016

You wonder when the presidential candidates will adjust their economic plans to reality.

In the News

Quinn: Cruz Goes Nuclear With Carly Fiorina Pick

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Ted Cruz obviously needs some high-powered ammunition to fight the Donald Trump march to the GOP presidential nomination. And the senator from Texas found it. He is going nuclear by tapping Carly Fiorina.

Featured

America's Coming Tax Increase

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Analysis
Thursday, April 28, 2016

This is the statistical backup for the statements Edward P. Lazear made in his April 28, 2016, Wall Street Journal op-ed “America's Coming Tax Increase.” Data are from the OECD.

Interviews

Ed Lazear: U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 0.5% In First Quarter

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the US annualized GDP growth registering its slowest pace in two years with a gain of 0.5 percent in the first-quarter. Lazear notes that the best indicator of where we are going in the future is a change in the S&P 500.

Analysis and Commentary

What Trump’s Big Victory And Cruz’s Big Announcement Mean

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, April 28, 2016

First and foremost, as I predicted last week, Trump had a great night on Tuesday. From a delegate perspective, his six “blue wall” Democratic state wins were not a game-changer. He was expected to take almost all of the delegates and he did. But that should not discount his accomplishment. 

Analysis and Commentary

White: Constitution Is On Grassley's Side

by Adam J. Whitevia Thonline.com
Thursday, April 28, 2016

[Subscription Required] When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in February, fans and critics alike recognized his main contribution to constitutional law: he focused lawyers’ and judges’ attention on the actual words of the Constitution.

Analysis and Commentary

Music For Trump Supporters

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Wynton Marsalis performs the Haydn Trumpet Concert in Eb with the Boston Pops Orchestra, John Williams conducting.

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