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Chicago Betrays The Public Trust For Obama

by Richard A. Epsteinvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 25, 2019

[Subscription Required] Politics often allow the strong to trample the weak. That’s what happened in two land-use cases on which I am lead counsel.

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The Death Penalty: Who Decides?

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Friday, July 26, 2019

Beginning in 1973 with Roe v. Wade, establishing a woman’s constitutional right to choose an abortion, liberals have led a continual march for social change, primarily using the courts. Perhaps the largest social change since Roe was the Supreme Court’s recognition of the right to gay marriage in 2015, but there have been many other liberal victories along the way.

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Can Trump Win The Popular Vote? It Requires A California-Texas Two-Step

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Now that we’re past the relative dud that was Robert Mueller’s day of testimony, it’s evident that there’s but one tonic for what ails American politics: a presidential election with a clean outcome.

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The Budget Calculator

by Daniel Heilvia Budget Matters, America Off Balance
Friday, July 26, 2019

Can you balance the budget and save us from the debt crisis? Get ready to make some hard trade-offs.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Effects Of Multispecialty Group Practice On Health Care Spending And Use

by Laurence Baker, M. Kate Bundorf, Anne Beeson Royaltyvia The National Bureau Of Economic Research
Friday, July 26, 2019
U.S. physicians are increasingly joining multispecialty group practices. In this paper, we analyze how a primary care physician’s practice type – single (SSP) versus multispecialty practice (MSP) – affects health care spending and use.
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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Befuddled Mueller Confirmed He Was A Figurehead, Used By Partisans That Hijacked His Name

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson says that the testimony of special counsel Robert Mueller confirmed that Mueller was just a figurehead and being used by a partisan group who "hijacked his conservative name."

Interviews

Discussing The Fallout From The Mueller Investigation: Yoo On Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle’

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses what congress should do to prevent abuses of power like we saw during the Mueller investigation.

Interviews

Alex Stamos: Former Facebook Chief Security Officer On Election Security And Digital Threats

interview with Alex Stamosvia NPR
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Alex Stamos talks about efforts to shore up election security.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli: What Rural Americans Think About Charter Schools

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses how information affects attitudes toward charter schools in rural America.

In the News
In the News

Want To Fix Health Insurance? Start With The Tax Code

quoting John H. Cochranevia Foundation for Economic Education
Thursday, July 25, 2019
In March, President Trump tweeted, “The Republican Party will become ‘the party of healthcare!’”
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Multispecialty Practices Can Cut Costs Among Medicare Patients With Chronic Conditions

quoting M. Kate Bundorfvia Stanford Medicine
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Many primary care physicians continue to join multispecialty group practices instead of working in their own solo practices or in practices with only other primary care doctors.
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Facebook's Ex-Security Chief Details His 'Observatory' For Internet Abuse

featuring Alex Stamosvia Wired
Thursday, July 25, 2019
When Alex Stamos describes the challenge of studying the worst problems of mass-scale bad behavior on the internet, he compares it to astronomy.
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Why The New China Consensus In Washington Scares Me

quoting Michael McFaulvia Greenwich Time
Thursday, July 25, 2019
I've been fretting about the hardening U.S. elite consensus on China for some time now.
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Addressing Root Cause Of Illegal Immigration

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Epoch Times
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Regardless of how you feel about immigrants entering our country across the southern border at the Rio Grande River—whether you wish to restrict immigration completely or partially, or whether you believe in open, unlimited immigration either temporarily or permanently—we can all agree that the current situation there is awful and, at times, tragic.
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ECB Faces Key Decision Over Launch Of Fresh Stimulus

quoting Melvyn B. Kraussvia Financial Times
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

In his final months at the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi has given himself a new mission: to restart economic stimulus in a bid to boost flagging global growth.

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A Santa Colomba Tradition And A Global Economy At A Crossroads

quoting John H. Cochranevia Live Mint
Friday, July 26, 2019
With most policy tools already exhausted, the big question is whether policymakers have any firepower left to boost growth.
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The Practical Reasons Candidates Talk About Improbable Policies

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia KASU
Friday, July 26, 2019
Elizabeth Warren made sure to specially thank South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn when they introduced their student debt forgiveness plan this week.
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Mueller’s Approach To Question Of Whether Trump Obstructed Justice Leaves Both Sides Frustrated

quoting John Yoovia The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The two central questions hung over former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s congressional hearings Wednesday: whether President Trump broke the law by trying to thwart a federal probe, and why Mueller refused to draw a conclusion from the evidence his investigators gathered on that key point.
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George Gilder On The Real-Life Prospects — And Limits — Of AI

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Mind Matters News
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Recently, tech philosopher George Gilder, who is organizing COSM 2019 (Bellevue, Washington, October 23–25) on the future of artificial intelligence, sat down with Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institution to talk about how AI can help us to a better future, not a worse one.
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Georgia State Leaders Make Moves To Change Education Standards

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia WTOC
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Georgia parents who had to relearn how to do math to help their kids under Common Core standards may have to learn a new system. This week, Georgia education leaders started the process of repealing and replacing the state’s K-12 education standards.
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Ilhan Omar Freaks Out Over Question

mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Federalist
Thursday, July 25, 2019

On Tuesday Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) exploded on an anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) advocate who asked her if she would condemn FGM.