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Rick Perry’s Plan To End ‘Too Big To Fail’

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Rick Perry on Wednesday pledged that, if elected, he will fight to end the problem of “too big to fail” banks, warning another financial meltdown and set of government bailouts are on the horizon.

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HHS Spending And The Quest For More Money

mentioning Hoover Institution, Eurekavia Fox and Hounds Daily (CA)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Hoover Institutions’ EUREKA newsletter this month examines California’s Revenue Conundrum.

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The End Of The Cold War: 1985–1991

featuring Robert Servicevia Publishers Weekly
Thursday, July 30, 2015

In this authoritative and deeply informed political and diplomatic history, Service (Trotsky), a seasoned British historian specializing in studies of Soviet Russia, delivers a masterful account of the final years of the Cold War, when a small, remarkable group of statesmen sought an end to the dangerous standoff between superpowers.

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America Needs A Sensible Approach To Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Can we be honest about illegal immigration? It is a common challenge to almost every advanced Western country that is adjacent to poorer nations.

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Elites And Courts Push America Into A Post-Christian Era

by David Davenportvia Forbes
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

“My country ‘tis of Thee, sweet land of Secularity” will be our new national hymn as America enters the uncharted territory of a post-Christian era. Long known as “a Christian nation,” the U.S. has turned sharply in a secular direction, thanks to the trickle-down influence of elites and handed-down dictates from courts. This historic shift will affect everything from elections to education to ethics and beyond.

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Fed Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero, But Increase May Come Later This Year

mentioning Timothy Kanevia The Washington Free Beacon
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Debate continues on whether policy will cause economic distortions.

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Still Blind To The Costs Of Illegal Immigration

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Thursday, July 30, 2015

What really explains Trump’s rapid climb to the top of the polls.

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Scooter Libby Case Underlines Need For Legal Reform

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

In April, former New York Times journalist Judith Miller revealed in “The Story” that by manipulating her memory through tendentious questioning and withholding exculpatory evidence, Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald induced her to give false testimony that in 2007 helped convict I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby of obstruction of justice, false statements, and perjury.


Asset Pricing Part II

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Asset Pricing Part II, the second half of my online PhD class in asset pricing, starts up next week. Part I and Part II are separate and independent courses, and you don't need a lot of the material of Part I to do Part II. This is a "summer school" session set up especially for PhD students in finance.

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Now's The Time For California Tax Reform

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, July 30, 2015

When budget crises occur, Sacramento goes into tax reform frenzy. Commissions are appointed and elected officials travel the state touting reform ideas.