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The Impeachment Clock

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Time is not on Adam Schiff’s side.

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The DACA Dilemma

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, November 18, 2019

Congress should fix what the courts and president cannot. 

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Bernie Sanders Goes Completely Sideways On California’s Housing Crisis

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders is downright angry with Apple for its efforts to address California’s housing crisis. Last month, Apple announced it would contribute $2.5 billion, including $1 billion in new housing, $1 billion in mortgage assistance, and $300 million of Apple-owned land to be used for affordable housing.

 
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Who's Afraid Of The Federal Debt?

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Congratulations, Washington, you have set another record. The Treasury Department announced recently that the federal deficit rose an astounding 26% during the last fiscal year, bringing the total one-year deficit to nearly $1 trillion. The cumulative federal debt is now more than $22 trillion, greater than our total gross domestic product for the year. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has declared the debt situation “unsustainable.”

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A Century Of Ideas: Labor And Capital Market Policy: From Ideas To Actions Over One Hundred Years

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Nowhere are good economic ideas more important for growth and stability than in labor and capital markets. Enormous technological, political, and demographic shifts in the past one hundred years have changed what is feasible and what works in practice. Panelists will discuss how ideas about the roles of government and private enterprise have changed, how good ideas stressing economic freedom can be advanced into action, and the influence of globalization on the ability of governments to apply good ideas to capital flows and immigration.

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Analysis and Commentary

Impeachment Re-Pete

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, November 18, 2019

They may not be watching the hearings in Re-Pete’s Saloon & Grill in Wisconsin. But they can smell something fishy cooking in the Washington grease. 

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Larry Diamond On Countering Chinese Propaganda With Truth

by Larry Diamondvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

America must rebuff China’s covert, coercive, and corrupting efforts to gain cultural and informational influence in the United States.

Analysis and Commentary

The South Didn’t Rise Again (For The President), But A Post-Trump Conversation Already Has

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, November 18, 2019

Here’s a pop quiz for you. Choose which of these two performers had a worse weekend in the Deep South: Tua Tagovailoa, the University of Alabama’s star quarterback, whose season (and possibly his college career) came to an abrupt end on this play; or President Trump, the Republicans’ quarterback, who was unceremoniously sacked in Louisiana’s gubernatorial race as he tried to push a GOP challenger across the goal line.

Analysis and Commentary

Laughter As Medicine

by Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia The American Interest
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

To fight populism, we need to adopt a response not just for coping, but for overcoming and ultimately restoring decency and civilized discourse: Laughter.

Analysis and Commentary

Max Zahn's Zinger

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, November 18, 2019

I shouldn’t have talked to Max Zahn.

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The Libertarian: Crime & Punishment & Politics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates and big city district attorneys move left on criminal justice.

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In the News

Warmer Winters Won’t Mean Fewer Deaths

quoting Thomas Gale Moorevia Bloomberg
Monday, November 18, 2019

Temperature isn’t the only reason mortality spikes from December to March.

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Israel on the high ground

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 14, 2006

When the Hezbollah initially kidnapped the Israeli soldiers, the event that seems to have sparked the current crisis, I was traveling in Europe with only the International Herald Tribune, CNN, BBC, and some German newscasts available to keep me up to snuff…

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The Political Economy of Power

by Russell Roberts with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia EconTalk
Monday, August 14, 2006

Russ Roberts talks with Hoover Institution and NYU political scientist Bruce Bueno de Mesquita about his theory of political power--how dictators and democratically elected leaders respond to the political forces that keep them in office…

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Greed widens Katrina's sinkhole

with Thomas Sowellvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, August 14, 2006

"Greed is not the product of one particular economic system, but something that all economic, political and social systems have to cope with one way or the other," asserts economist Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman senior fellow on public policy at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University…

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Why no outrage?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, August 13, 2006

When I used to read about the 1930s - the Italian invasion of Abyssinia; the rise of fascism in Italy, Spain and Germany; the appeasement in France and Britain; the murderous duplicity of the Soviet Union; and the racist Japanese murdering in China - I never could quite figure out why, during those bleak years, western Europeans and those in the United States did not speak out and condemn the growing madness, if only to defend the millennia-long promise of Western liberalism…

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Lessons of Lieberman loss Democrats: Pay attention to the center

by John H. Bunzelvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 13, 2006

It's all too tempting for Democrats to misread the defeat of Joseph Lieberman in Connecticut's Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday as a signal that the further the party ventures from the middle of the political spectrum the better…

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What 'studies prove' is what government wants

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Saturday, August 12, 2006

W henever I hear the phrase "studies prove" this or that, it makes me think back to the beginning of my career as an economist at the Labor Department in Washington…

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Administration - Legacy Politics

with George P. Shultz, Hoover Institutionvia National Journal
Saturday, August 12, 2006

Is a future George W. Bush Presidential Library and think tank poised to snag a Texas ZIP code, thousands of GOP donors, and an architect…

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Surreal Rules

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, August 11, 2006

Prior to September 11, the general consensus was that conventional Middle East armies were paper tigers and that their terrorist alternatives were best dealt with by bombing them from a distance — as in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iraq, east Africa, etc. — and then letting them sort out their own rubble…

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The Only Option Is to Win

by Newt Gingrichvia Washington Post
Friday, August 11, 2006

Yesterday on this page, in a serious and thoughtful survey of a world in crisis, Richard Holbrooke listed 13 countries that could be involved in violence in the near future: Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Uzbekistan, Somalia…

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What young British Muslims say can be shocking - some of it is also true

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, August 10, 2006

For anyone who has hoped and believed, as I have, that the British way of integrating Muslim citizens is more promising than the French one, the last year has been discouraging…

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