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Analysis and Commentary

Kamala Harris, Flash And Style, Can’t Measure Up To Dianne Feinstein

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, August 31, 2017

I won’t try to guess Feinstein’s move. But I hope she’ll consider what’s best for her and for California – and seek another six-year term until, maybe, someone with her gravitas comes along.

Interviews

Alice Hill Discusses Damage From Harvey On CBS News

interview with Alice Hillvia CBS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Alice Hill discusses Harvey's impact and how to reduce damage from such environmental disasters in the future.

Jonathan Rodden, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor in th
In the News

LAHS Hosts Gerrymandering Lecture

featuring Jonathan Roddenvia Los Altos Town Crier (CA)
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow and Stanford University professor Jonathan Rodden is scheduled to discuss “Political Geography and Minority Rule” 7:30 p.m. today at Los Altos High School.

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Dam Politics

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

The drought is over, but don’t expect Sacramento to take any meaningful action to avert the next water crisis. That well is still bone dry. 

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A Foretaste of 2018

by Lee Simmonsinterview with David Bradyvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

Hoover fellow David Brady, surveying the political landscape, sees “knife-edge electoral instability.”

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The Budget Crisis in the Land of Lincoln

interview with Bruce Raunervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 26, 2017

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With the end of the fiscal year deadline (June 30) looming ever closer Governor Rauner and House majority Democrats will have to come to an agreement to get the budget passed and prevent Illinois’s bond rating from being downgraded to junk, causing Illinois to lose investment-grade status.

Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner
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The Budget Crisis In The Land Of Lincoln

interview with Bruce Raunervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 26, 2017

With the end of the fiscal year deadline (June 30) looming ever closer Governor Rauner and House majority Democrats will have to come to an agreement to get the budget passed and prevent Illinois’s bond rating from being downgraded to junk, causing Illinois to lose investment-grade status.

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The Libertarian: The Basket Case States

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

How mismanagement and bad public policy is ruining Illinois, Connecticut, and California.

Analysis and Commentary

California Voters Have Specific Ideas On Where To Spend Gas Tax Money

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, May 25, 2017

The best piece of journalism that you probably didn’t see last week comes courtesy of PolitiFact California, which addressed the question: “Is Jerry Brown ‘diverting’ 30 percent of California’s new gas tax money?”

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Diagnosing The Democrats

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, February 16, 2017

What caused the Democrats' collapse in 2016?

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