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David Versus Goliath: A School Reformer Takes On The Democratic Party And Unions

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A few months ago Marshall Tuck, a Democratic candidate who is running for the state office of California Superintendent of School Instruction, went to the California Democratic Party Convention to speak to his party about how to create better K–12 education in California. He went to the podium, but didn’t get a word out.

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The Bezos Busters

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, September 17, 2018

The antitrust attacks on Amazon are an outdated form of liberal populism.

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The Descent Into Progressive Madness

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

From Dianne Feinstein to John Kerry to Maxine Waters to Cory ‘Spartacus’ Booker, Democrats are losing their marbles.

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Lehman Got Burned Holding The Hot Potato The Government Baked

by Timothy Kanevia The Hill
Monday, September 17, 2018

Ten years ago this month, Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest investment bank in America filed for bankruptcy. It was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history: Lehman had over $639 billion in listed assets when it filed, sparking a global financial panic that has still not been fully absorbed.

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Richard F. Staar, Russian And Eastern European Scholar, Dies At 95

Friday, September 14, 2018

Richard F. Staar, a Hoover Institution senior fellow emeritus and pioneering scholar of Russia and Eastern Europe, passed away in March at the age of ninety-five.

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Richard Epstein Nails It

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Powerline
Monday, September 17, 2018

I often quip that Richard Epstein is the smartest man in America, or at the very least that I wish I could be half as lucid as he is at his present age (75)—heck, I’d take being half as lucid as he is at my current age. In any case, his contribution to the Politico symposium this morning about the Kavanaugh matter absolutely nails it.

Analysis and Commentary

Central Planning In War

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In the last 2 months, I’ve read 6 books about the attack on the Zam Zam in April 1941. It was the ship my uncle Fred Henderson and aunt Jamie Henderson were on when they were heading to the Belgian Congo to be medical missionaries. It was attacked and sunk by the German raider Atlantis and they, along with all the other ship’s passengers and crew were taken prisoner, transferred to the Dresden, and sent to occupied France. 

Interviews
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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the issues surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Herbert Hoover
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Q&A With Richard Norton Smith

featuring Herbert Hoovervia C-SPAN
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about An Uncommon Man, his biography of President Herbert Hoover.

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Even In Better Times, Some Americans Seem Farther Behind. Here’s Why.

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The New York Times
Friday, September 14, 2018

Americans’ household earnings are finally stretching back to their pre-recession heights. But feeling secure and comfortable isn’t only a measure of how much money you have. It’s also a measure of how much you have compared with others.

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A Spike In 10-Year Treasury Yields Could Trigger A Financial Crisis To Rival The Great Depression

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Business Insider
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The next US bear market is likely to be caused by a spike in 10-year Treasury yields and would risk setting off a $10 trillion crash in US household assets, according to Martin Feldstein, the president emeritus of the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

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The Long Road To The Resolution Of NPAs

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Livemint.com
Monday, September 17, 2018

As the world marked the 10th anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers last weekend, an event which had pushed the global financial system to the verge of collapse, the discussion in the Indian context has shifted to the ongoing non-performing assets (NPA) crisis in the banking system. Indian banks, particularly public sector banks (PSBs), have accumulated a pile of bad debts and are struggling to extend credit.

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Dodd-Frank Has Failed, Here’s What Should Replace It Says Professor

quoting Charles Calomirisvia Mortgage Professional America (MPA)
Sunday, September 16, 2018

The regulations introduced in the wake of the Great Recession have been a flop and the FHA and GSEs need to be wound-down, according to research from a Columbia Business School academic.

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Major National Research Project Finds California Education Beginning On Right Path; Improvements On Reforms Needed

mentioning Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia Business Insider
Monday, September 17, 2018

Leading education policy researchers on Monday released Getting Down to Facts II(GDTF II), a major PreK-12 education report that reveals California is generally on the right track due to recent reforms but that major system-wide funding challenges and significant gaps in student achievement remain.

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What Has Come Over My Sister?

with Victor Davis Hanson, Newt Gingrichvia American Spectator
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I am appalled at the disgraceful parade of Americans who, seeing their country at war with a savage enemy, have become "advocates of surrender, withdrawal and defeat..."

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Milton Friedman's 95 Birthday Celebrated in 47 States - Including Hawaii

with Milton Friedmanvia Hawaii Reporter
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

On July 31, over 50 events are planned in 47 states to honor Dr. Milton Friedman as part of the Friedman Legacy for Freedom campaign...

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Fed won't ride to rescue of markets: Poole

with Milton Friedmanvia MarketWatch
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Financial markets understand that the Federal Reserve won't respond quickly to a typical market upset such as last week's sharp stock sell-off, St. Louis Fed President William Poole said Tuesday...

Analysis and Commentary

Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson: Turning Point?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

What is interesting about the essay is that both scholars were early supporters of the war to remove Saddam Hussein, then constant critics of the acknowledged mistakes of the occupation, and now somewhat confident that Gen. Petraeus can still salvage a victory...

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Survey: Public Narrowly Supports NCLB Reauthorization

with Hoover Institution, Education Nextvia T.H.E. Journal
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

According to a new survey released this week, a not-so-overwhelming majority of Americans favor reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act with little or no modification...

Analysis and Commentary

Journalistic Royalty

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Many, if not most, college commencement addresses are essentially special interest advertising...

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St Louis Fed's Poole says Fed can wait out current market upsets

with Milton Friedmanvia Thomson Financial
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

There is no urgency for the Fed to act now because of upsets in the financial markets, St Louis Federal Reserve Bank president William Poole said today...

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A Regional Iran Approach

with Condoleezza Rice, Michael McFaul, Abbas Milani, Hoover Digestvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The United States let loose a one-two diplomatic punch aimed both at undercutting Iranian power and rallying Arab financial and diplomatic assistance for Iraq when President Bush dispatched Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to the Middle East...

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Giuliani Fights Democrats Over Health Plans

with Daniel P. Kessler, Scott W. Atlasvia New York Sun
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Even before he lays out his presidential health care agenda officially this morning, Mayor Giuliani is already fighting with Democrats over whose approach is better able to address what many have called a system in crisis...

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Friedman's Legacy

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Today, in cities across America, events are being held to celebrate the ideas, vision and influence of the late, great economist and Nobel prize-winner Milton Friedman...

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