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Socialism 'Contrary To Human Nature,' But GOP Did 'Poor Job' Proving Its Faults, Victor Davis Hanson Says

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses socialism and notes socialism is "contrary to human nature" and capitalism is the only proven economic system.

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Putin Is Engaged In An Ideological Struggle, Says Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia

interview with Michael McFaulvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses US relations with Russia, as well as Putin working to disrupt the west.

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The Argument For Compelling Testimony Is Uncompelling

by Adam J. Whitevia Commentary
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

[Subscription Required] On Tuesday, former White House counsel Don McGahn declined once again to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, this time defying the committee’s subpoena to testify. The committee’s chairman, Jerry Nadler, vowed that he and his colleagues “will hear Mr. McGahn’s testimony, even if we have to go to court to secure it.”

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President Trump Says Democrats Want A 'Do-Over' On Mueller Investigation

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the congressional investigation to the Mueller report, President Trump's tax returns, and executive privilege.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: Trump, Trade, And China

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Are tariffs a necessary evil when it comes to stopping Chinese predation?

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: "The Whole European Model...Is Going To Blow Up." Newly Pardoned Conrad Black On The Fate Of The EU, Canada, And His Conversation With Trump.

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Laura Ingraham Podcast
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

(17:22) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses immigration, the border crisis, and China.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Joe Biden's run for the presidency.

Democrat's Donkey
Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen talks about why Democrats fail to plan for the Senate 2020.

In the News
In the News

As The Tables Turn On Russian Collusion...

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Monday, May 20, 2019

...the wolves turn on each other, as Victor Davis Hanson notes in some terrific commentary. In a piece published in American Greatness, Hanson describes the strange way top U.S. national security officials are all weirdly pointing the finger at each other now that the Mueller report has come up empty.

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How The Rural-Urban Divide Became America’s Political Fault Line

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia The New York Times
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

It’s true across many industrialized democracies that rural areas lean conservative while cities tend to be more liberal, a pattern partly rooted in the history of workers’ parties that grew up where urban factories did.

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Response: A 'Trauma-Informed Classroom Is A Safe And Secure Place'

quoting William Damonvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The new question-of-the-week is: What is trauma-informed teaching and what does it look like in the classroom?

In the News

Comey Vs. The World

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Powerline
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Eventually the “holier than thou” find themselves at loggerheads with the rest of the world. Call it the revenge of the “thous.” In James Comey’s mind, no one is as holy as he is. People he used to respect, like Rod Rosenstein and William Barr, certainly aren’t. President Trump ate their souls. Comey admits the same thing nearly happened to him, but he was holy enough to pull back from the brink. The fact that Trump fired him helped.

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The Blue Dog Model Is Dead

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia Washington Monthly
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I enjoyed reading this piece by Emily Badger in the New York Times about how the urban/rural divide became so pronounced in American politics. Having said that, I didn’t learn anything I didn’t already know, and there is one part of the article that is irritating.

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US-China Tensions Escalating As The Countries Mark 40 Years Of 'Normalised' Relations

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia ABC.net
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

You might've expected celebrations this year to mark 40 years since the US and China "normalised" relations. Key points: US normalised relations with Beijing in 1979 for the first time since China's founding in 1949 At the same time, the US severed relations with Taiwan Experts say China and the US appear to have lapsed into a "new cold war" These kind of anniversaries are usually met with fanfare — a high-profile state visit, a joint communique.

In the News

The Rich Are Not Rich Because The Poor Are Poor

quoting Russell Robertsvia CNS News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In the debate over “fairness,” my statist friends mistakenly see the economy as a fixed pie. This leads them to claim that rich people are rich because poor people are poor.

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The Energy 202: Democrats Slammed Biden On Climate Change. But What Would A 'Middle Ground' Even Look Like?

mentioning George P. Shultzvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wrote there is “no 'middle ground' when it comes to climate policy.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) condemned politicians seeking “a middle-of-the-road approach to save our lives.”