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Is The Democrat's Idea Of Single Payer Healthcare Filled With Fraud?

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The Lars Larson Show
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses many of the problems with single-payer health care.

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A Temporary Deal, A Permanent Increase

by Daniel Heilvia Budget Matters, America Off Balance
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Senate’s August recess is almost here. Senators are looking forward to a respite from the DC humidity. Before they depart for their home states, however, they are looking to quickly pass the budget deal the House passed last week.

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A High-Level Senate Report Confirms It: Our Elections Still Aren’t Safe

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

In his congressional testimony last week, former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III once again confirmed the seriousness of Moscow’s attack on our democracy in the 2016 presidential election. Yet that wasn’t even the most important news for those of us who track Russian election interference.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Third-World California

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

How the Golden State lost its luster.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: Land Use And The Little Guy

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

How big-city regulators impede growth, exploit citizens, and cater to powerful interests.

Analysis and Commentary

Central Banks Are The Fall Guys

by Raghuram Rajanvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

For decades, the freedom of monetary policymakers to make difficult decisions without having to worry about political blowback has proven indispensable to macroeconomic stability. But now, central bankers must ease monetary policies in response to populist mistakes for which they themselves will be blamed.

Analysis and Commentary

Executive Power & The Louisiana Purchase

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the Louisiana Purchase, executive power, and the Constitution.

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson: What The Future Holds For China

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Chatham House
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses how the world will adapt to China becoming a superpower.

Interviews

Shelby Steele: In The Wake Of Trump's Comments On Baltimore (31:37)

interview with Shelby Steelevia The Laura Ingraham Podcast
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses President Trump's legitimate criticism of the failures of Democrat leadership in struggling US cities such as Baltimore. Steele debunks the Left's claim that Trump is racist by shining a spotlight on Democrat failures.

Interviews

Kevin Warsh: McCloskey Speaker Series 2019: The State Of American Capitalism

interview with Kevin Warshvia Aspen Institute
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Warsh discusses the current state of the economy, how it’s impacted by world affairs, and what tools the Federal Reserve has at its disposal to influence monetary policy.

In the News
In the News

Pelosi & Co. Are Yearning For Obama And Other Commentary

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

From the left: Pelosi & Co. Yearn for Obama

“Moderate progressive Democrats” now “mounting a sustained counter to the party’s lurch to the left” privately “would like an assist from the only Democrat who might make a difference: former President Barack Obama,” reports Al Hunt at The Hill. 

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Multispecialty Practices Cut Costs Among Medicare Patients With Chronic Conditions

quoting M. Kate Bundorfvia Stanford Health Policy
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Many primary-care physicians continue to join multispecialty group practices, such as the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Stanford Health Care, instead of working in their own solo practices or in practices with only other primary care doctors.

In the News

Iran's Resistance Needs A Light Touch, Not 'Maximum Pressure'

quoting Abbas Milanivia Bloomberg
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Trump could help the democracy movement while hurting the regime. Opposing the Iranian regime doesn't have to mean sanctioning its banks and oil.
Just ask Abbas Milani. The director of Stanford University’s Iran studies program cannot be called a squish when it comes to Iran; he has devoted much of his scholarship to the regime’s struggle against modernity and to understanding the country’s democracy movement.

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California’s Proposed K-12 Ethnic Studies Curriculum: Indoctrination Not Instruction

quoting Williamson M. Eversvia Independent Women's Forum
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

California is rolling out a new “Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum,” and “It’s as bad as you imagine,” writes Williamson M. Evers in his latest Wall Street Journal opinion column.

In the News

California Shows Its Extremism, Attacking Democracy And Capitalism At The Same Time

quoting Williamson M. Eversvia The Washington Examiner
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

No earthquake has yet sent California crashing into the sea, but the state continues to radically fall off the Left edge of mainland U.S. culture.

Two more items in the news today show this trend.

In the News

Ramesh Ponnuru: A Democrat's Brave But Dumb Idea To Save Social Security

mentioning Charles Blahousvia Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Give John Larson some credit. The Democratic representative from Connecticut has gone further than anyone in decades to make Social Security solvent. The program's actuaries estimate that legislation he's introduced, the Social Security 2100 Act, would extend solvency into the next century. 

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Fed’s Regional Structure Aids Policy Independence

mentioning Michael D. Bordovia Yahoo Finance
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Federal Reserve’s unique structure helps preserve monetary policy independence, according to a new academic study that comes at a time of heightened tensions between the White House and the central bank.