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Another Day Brings Another Batch of Republican Bigwigs Against Trump

by Alvin Rabushka
Friday, August 26, 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Wall Street Journal released the results of a survey of 37 current and former living members (8 others did not respond to the Journal's inquiries) who served on the White House Council of Economic Advisers under 8 presidents. Twenty served under Democrat presidents and 17 under Republicans. 


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.

In the News

Jerry Brown Scolds Fresno Sheriff

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Thursday, August 25, 2016

We’re into the final frenzy with that August 31 deadline to the legislative session looming and California lawmakers in high gear to get business done.


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.


Terry Anderson: The Government Program People Love

interview with Terry Andersonvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson talks about how to get the politics out of America’s national treasures.

Analysis and Commentary

Can California Voters Make Responsible Policy?

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, August 25, 2016

This November, Californians - in addition to electing or re-electing local, states, and federal office-holders - will be deciding the fate of at least seventeen statewide ballot measures (and countless local/regional ones). These measures address some major policy issues, such as the fate of California's death penalty, adult recreational marijuana use, and pharmaceutical price controls.

In the News

Beyond Trump

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia NBC News
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Where will the Republican Party go after 2016?

Political Contributions From Stanford Faculty, Staff, and Students

by Alvin Rabushka
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Zip Code 94305 encompasses all of Stanford University.  About 40% of the faculty and high-level staff and their families inhabit (own) campus residences.  Well over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students live in student housing on campus.

In the News

Attempted Hack Of New York Times Might Fuel More Talk Of Russia Assisting Trump

quoting Michael McFaulvia Albuquerque Journal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Donald Trump insists he has “nothing to do with Russia” – but Russia’s recent moves sure make it look as if it is trying to do something for him.

In the News

'Dream Team’ Of Historians Proposed To Advise US President

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Oneida Daily Dispatch
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Imagine a dream team of the nation’s top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That’s the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others.


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