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Analysis and Commentary

Abstract Immigrants In An Abstract World

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Why would a country with the world's largest Jewish population, outside of Israel, admit large numbers of immigrants from countries where hatred of Jews has been taught to their people from earliest childhood?

Analysis and Commentary

Limbaugh Comes Around On Immigration Policy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, August 29, 2016

I was driving home from a hiking trip on Friday and tuned into Rush Limbaugh's show for longer than I usually do. (My morning commute is 11 minutes.) He raised an issue I heard him raise a few months ago, but I thought then that he wasn't serious. However, I heard him say it again this morning.

In the News

Suddenly Unsure On Immigration, Trump Trying To Clear It Up

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia WTOP (Washington, DC)
Monday, August 29, 2016

It’s been the driving issue of Donald Trump’s campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a “deportation force.”

Analysis and Commentary

Stonewalling Discovery On The Net Worth Sweep

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Monday, August 29, 2016

More procedural objections throw more sand in the gears of the GSE Litigation.

Patent Holdup Theory: Implications For The Courts, Government, And The Legislature

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts the "Patent Holdup Theory: Implications For The Courts, Government, And The Legislature" on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 1:15pm - 5:15pm. 


Imagine There’s No Border

by Victor Davis Hansonvia City Journal
Monday, August 29, 2016

A world without boundaries is a fantasy.

Analysis and Commentary

Leo Katz On Why The Law Is So Perverse

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 29, 2016

Leo Katz, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his book, Why the Law Is So Perverse.


Victor Davis Hanson: Trump 3.0

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, August 26, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Trump 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 . . ." as well as Trump's immigration shift.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the presidential race as well as Trump's  apparent shift concerning his immigration policy.


Trump 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 . . .

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 25, 2016

There was always only one sensible position on immigration: ensuring that legal immigration was meritocratic, diverse, and measured to facilitate rapid assimilation and integration — while ending illegal immigration entirely through a mixture of new border fencing/stepped-up patrolling, increased visa and refugee scrutiny, employer fines, and rapid deportation of those who committed serious misdemeanors and felonies, had no work history, were always on government support, or who had arrived within the last one to two years on the scent of amnesty.


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