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Growth-Minded Reforms Could Jumpstart U.S. Economy, Stanford Economist Says

featuring John B. Taylorvia Stanford News
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Professor John B. Taylor says that lower tax rates on people and businesses, regulatory reforms, free trade agreements that open markets, and entitlement and monetary reforms could give a much-needed boost to the U.S. economy.

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Terrorism At Home And Abroad

by Williamson Murrayvia Strategika
Monday, August 15, 2016

Despite the enthusiasm of those media purveyors of horror stories about potential terrorist threats that could match the events of 9/11, it is unlikely, at least for the short term, that ISIS is capable of matching al-Qaeda’s bloody success. That said, there are innumerable ways in which its leaders will attempt to create mayhem, disorder, and paranoia in the developed world and the United States in particular. 

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The Libertarian: "The Future Of Obamacare"

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

As insurers abandon Obamacare exchanges, is the program beginning to unravel?

Larry Diamond
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Larry Diamond: “Watch The Watchdog”

interview with Larry Diamondvia Nepali Times
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond discusses why it is so difficult for democracy to work in the least developed countries like Nepal.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

NSA And The No Good, Very Bad Monday

by Nicholas Weavervia Lawfare
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Monday was a tough day for those in the business of computer espionage. Russia, still using the alias Guccifer2.0, dumped even more DNC documents. And on Twitter, Mikko Hypponen noted an announcement on Github that had gone overlooked for two days, a group is hosting an auction for code from the “Equation Group,” which is more commonly known as the NSA.

Analysis and Commentary

Affordable Care Act: Affordable?

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Amid much fanfare, the Affordable Care Act—more commonly known as Obamacare—was signed into law in 2010. President Obama claimed that the law would both expand coverage to more Americans and lower health care costs.

Interviews
Interviews

Michael McFaul: Changing Lanes

interview with Michael McFaulvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses Russia, Putin, and the reason Trump seems to like Putin...they have similar world views.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the presidential race and the issues both candidates are struggling with.

Interviews

San Diego Historian Elizabeth Cobbs Turns Hamilton’s Love Life Into A Novel

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia KPBS
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her latest book, The Hamilton Affair, a novelization of Alexander Hamilton's life.

In the News
In the News

Opinion: How Donald Trump Profited From The Power Of Presidential Primaries

quoting James W. Ceaservia MarketWatch
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Following the U.K.’s “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union, former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Harvard University President Emeritus Larry Summers had harsh words about the accuracy of political science.

In the News

In Praise Of Paul Ryan

quoting John H. Cochranevia Townhall
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Voters in last week's Republican primary in Wisconsin wisely supported House Speaker Paul Ryan, in a landslide, to continue to represent them in Congress. Ultimately, in our beautiful democratic republic, members of Congress answer directly to those voters they directly represent. 

In the News

Donald Trump Wants 'Extreme Vetting' Of Immigrants. What Is The US Doing Now?

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Donald Trump has outlined a new screening process for would-be immigrants designed to exclude Islamic extremists that he promoted Monday as "extreme vetting." The policy would attempt to establish whether applicants' beliefs match US values on gay rights, gender equality and religious freedoms, among others.

In the News

California’s Top Export Continues To Be Its Middle Class

quoting Carson Brunovia Breitbart.com
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

In the latest update by the IRS for the period of 2013 to 2014, California exported a net 57,900 citizens, whose average incomes were $7,100 higher than the state’s average.

In the News

Bankruptcy for Banks: A Sound Concept That Needs Fine-Tuning

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The New York Times
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The House of Representatives is pushing to enact a bankruptcy act for banks. It has passed a bankruptcy-for-banks bill, sent it to the Senate, and now embedded it in its appropriations bill, meaning that if Congress is to pass an appropriations bill this year, it may also have to enact the bankruptcy-for-banks bill.