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Donald Trump Announces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis As Secretary Of Defense

quoting Kori Schakevia The Guardian
Friday, December 2, 2016

The retired marine general, known for his blunt approach toward the US military and Middle East conflicts, raises establishment hopes that he can rein in Trump.

Interviews

Santelli Exchange: Ed Lazear On The Jobs Report

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, December 2, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the labor market, growth, and inflation. Lazear notes the we have too few workers employed and the Fed is more concerned about employment than inflation.

Analysis and Commentary

General Mattis Is A Great Man — And A Good One

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, December 2, 2016

Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of defense is not only a brilliantly accomplished man, but a modest and kind one as well.

Featured

No Vacancy: The Consequences Of Rent Control

via Policyed.org
Friday, December 2, 2016

Housing prices have increased in many parts of the country. What can policy makers do to make housing more affordable? And what happens when their good intentions go awry? Rent control increases demand for controlled-units, but discourages landlords from expanding or entering the rental market, which decreases the supply of rental housing.

Analysis and Commentary

To Fight The Scourge Of 'Superbugs', We Need A New Regulatory Pathway

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, December 2, 2016

It was not until the years just after World War II when streptomycin, the first truly broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, came onto the market, and penicillin began to be widely available that the Golden Age of antibiotic therapy really began. Before that, even seemingly trivial infections of the skin, lungs or other organs could lead to sepsis and death.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his American Interest article "Donald Trump’s New World Order."

In the News

6 Reasons Donald Trump’s Presidency Could Be Great For Parents

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia The Federalist
Thursday, December 1, 2016

“It’s unfair what has happened to the people in our country, and we’re going to change it. Simple as that,” declared President-elect Donald Trump to Leslie Stahl of “60 Minutes” recently. As a mother of four kids and the author of the new book “No Child Left Alone: Getting the government out of parenting” (Encounter Books, 2016), I couldn’t agree more.

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California’s Brewing Battles With Trump Get A New Face

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Thursday, December 1, 2016

With his nomination to become California’s first Latino attorney general, Rep. Xavier Becerra is now primed to be the public face of the Democratic resistance to Donald Trump on issues like climate change, health care and, most visibly, immigration.

In the News

Trump Picks Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis For Secretary Of Defense

featuring General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Post
Thursday, December 1, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, who has said that responding to “political Islam” is the major security issue facing the United States, to be secretary of defense.

Interviews

James Ceaser: Should We Abolish The Electoral College?

interview with James W. Ceaservia The National Constitution Center
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow James Ceaser explores the history and purpose of the Electoral College on We the People.

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