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Seductive Liberal Agenda No Match For Modern Conservatism

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, March 30, 2015

This month I was privileged to be a speaker in a conference on the future of modern conservatism sponsored by the Hoover Institution and the Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

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Concerns About Federal GMO Food Legislation

by Henry I. Millervia Cato Institute
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

In their article “Mandatory Food Labeling for GMOs” (Winter 2014–2015), Thomas Hemphill and Syagnik Banerjee mentioned proposed federal legislation intended to circumvent differing state mandates on the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

A Simple Question

by Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel, and it was addressed to two Democrats. He asked what has Hillary Clinton ever accomplished

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Eureka: Issue 1501

by Eurekavia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

By a California governor’s second - term inaugural address is a good indicator of how the term - limited chief executive of America’s nation - state plans to ride off into the sunset.


The Miracle Of Compound Interest (And Dividends): A Personal Story

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, March 30, 2015

Last summer, I highlighted famous Canadian whisky producer Sam Bronfman's claim that the greatest invention in history is interest. I then posted on how to get rich slowly and drew strongly on the idea of compound interest. Of course, I take the principle to mean compound dividends also; that is, investing in stocks and then reinvesting the dividends in more stocks.

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Bringing A Little Sanity To Indiana's March (Religious) Madness

by David Davenportvia Forbes
Monday, March 30, 2015

You would think the sky is falling in Indiana.  Hundreds of protestors carried signs at the state capitol Saturday:  “hate costs the state” and “liberty for all Hoosiers.”

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Who Trashes Liberal Arts?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.

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Etiquette Versus Annihilation

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be utterly worthless in practice. It doesn't matter what the terms of the agreement are, if Iran can cheat.

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by Barry Strauss via Military History in the News
Monday, March 30, 2015

In the sixth century BC, King Cyrus the Great founded the Persian Empire, the largest realm in human history to date. His advisors suggested that Cyrus relocate his people from their rugged homeland in southwestern Iran to a more imperial seat in one of the lush lands that they now controlled. Cyrus said no; he called the plan a recipe for ruin...

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America’s Too Much of a Good Thing

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Strategika
Monday, March 30, 2015

The United States is currently importing oil at about 1996 levels, or roughly 2.5 million barrels per day less than its peak years of 2005-6 when imports topped 10 million barrels per day. And the price per barrel has collapsed by more than half to about $50. The old 1970s dream of a U.S. self-sufficient in fossil fuel energy is now conceivable.