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Jimmy Lai And The Fight For Freedom In Hong Kong

interview with Jimmy Laivia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Democracy and freedom currently hang by a thread in Hong Kong. How much longer will China tolerate dissent before violently crushing the protests? What is America's role and responsibility in the fight to save liberty in Hong Kong?

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Our Untenable Alliance With Turkey

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Turkey opposes, if not detests, almost every American ally in the region, and befriends almost every U.S. enemy.

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Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, Unless You’re California’s Governor

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 24, 2019

To verify the adage “What a difference a year makes,” look no further than the recently concluded bill-signing season in Sacramento, a one-month stretch from mid-September to mid-October during which California’s governor approves or vetoes pending legislation (matters on which the governor doesn’t act automatically become law).

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Jack Goldsmith: In Hoffa's Shadow

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Jack Goldsmith: In Hoffa's Shadow" on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Can That Plan, Senator Warren!

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren is famous for hurling at least one major plan against every policy issue and societal problem you ever heard of—or hadn’t. It’s true that a lot of them make my head ache, some of them turn my stomach, and practically none seem likely to get enacted during her lifetime, even were she to win the Oval Office. Still, her plans often contain provocative ideas, not all of them bad. At least she’s thinking about big, substantive matters and going after them with big, substantive proposals. That’s a nontrivial part of what a presidential candidate—or president—should do.

Analysis and Commentary

More On The Role Of OMB In Withholding Ukrainian Aid

by Jacques Singer-Emery, Margaret Taylor, Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Russell Vought, the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), announced on Twitter that he and Michael Duffy, an OMB political appointee, are refusing to be deposed by House committees pursuing an impeachment investigation. With this in the news, it is worth revisiting OMB’s delay in releasing nearly $400 million in foreign assistance to Ukraine.

Interviews
Interviews

John Yoo Says John Durham And William Barr Will Run All Leads To The Ground

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses expansion of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe and who was involved.

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 3 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 3) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 4 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 4) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

In the News
In the News

California's Tax Hike In 2012 Spurred Mass Wealth Exodus, New Study Finds

cited Joshua D. Rauhvia Fox Business
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

When California raised personal income taxes in 2012, the state inadvertently caused wealthy residents to move out-of-state at an “abnormally high” pace, according to a new study.

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Suppressing Criticism Bad For Government: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Economic Times (India)
Thursday, October 24, 2019

The government would benefit from advice of experts and therefore suppressing criticism is bad, Rajan said.

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The REAL US/Turkey Strategic Endgame — Iran

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

So, what to make of the MSM spin on Trump, Turkey, and Syria?

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Clarence Thomas’s Political Journey

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Nation
Thursday, October 24, 2019

In his new book, Corey Robin argues that the Supreme Court justice’s embrace of black nationalism in the 1960s and ’70s is central to understanding his conservatism in ’80s, ’90s, and today.

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Why Democrats Don’t Have A Plan To Save ‘Left-Behind’ America

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia Politico Magazine
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Liberal policymakers failed for decades to reckon with economic disparities among places, leaving candidates groping for answers.

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How To Deal With A Dictator

quoting Robert Servicevia New Statesman America
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Why demonising Putin is tempting but wrong.

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Israeli Tech Firm Uses Deepfake To Dub Your Videos Into Any Language

quoting John Villasenorvia The Science Times
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Israeli tech firm Canny AI may have perfected the use of deepfakes to dub your videos into any language. Their service makes good use of deepfakes, as opposed to the most common applications of the technology. This has garnered the company widespread acclaim from their clients.

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'All About The Money': US Companies Tread Carefully With Eye On China's Market

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, October 17, 2019

American companies eager to expand overseas are proceeding with caution when it comes to Beijing.