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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
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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Interviews

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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People proved their power

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, July 14, 2006

No issue discussed in this column has brought in so much virtually unanimous mail, so full of outrage, as the issue of amnesty for illegal immigrants living in this country…

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Has Bush — or the World — Changed?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, July 14, 2006

There is as much relief from realists as there is disappointment from neo-Wilsonians over a perceived change in U.S. foreign policy — what Time magazine clumsily dubbed “The End of Cowboy Diplomacy…

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Mugged by the blogosphere - or how to find nuggets in a cyberswamp

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, July 13, 2006

It's taken me nearly a week to read all 353 comments posted on the Guardian blog in response to my column last week about cheese-eating surrender monkeys and fire-eating war junkies…

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Don't Talk the Talk

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

Last summer, I wrote a piece, "Lessons Learned from the Greenspan Era," for the Jackson Hole monetary conference, arguing that the remarkable U.S. economic performance since the early 1980s could extend well beyond the Greenspan era if the Fed followed certain policy principles: raise the fed funds rate by more than any incipient increase in the inflation rate; cut the funds rate when the economy weakens; commit to price stability; be predictable…

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Instead of giving excuses, give us facts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 13, 2006

The Bush administration should stop repeating that it is fighting the war on terror for truth, justice and the American way…

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Letter to the Editor: I Have a Dream: Scientific, Logical Regulation

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

In regard to "Weekend Interview: Get Your Priorities Right" by Kimberley A. Strassel (editorial page, July 8): Bjorn Lomborg calls for more advocacy for efficient ways to accomplish major international health, economic and environmental goals…

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Media mistreat American troops

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, July 13, 2006

The same newspapers and television news programs that are constantly reminding us that some people under indictment "are innocent until proved guilty" are nevertheless hyping the story of American troops accused of rape in Iraq, day in and day out, even though these troops have yet to be proved guilty of anything…

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Parliament of Bans

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Scandals, incompetence, and profligacy at the UN are hardly news these days, but many of the organization's worst transgressions are hidden from public view…

Analysis and Commentary

What’s behind the dislike of Israel?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Since Israeli settlers withdrew from Gaza in 2005, Palestinian terrorists have replied by consistently shooting homemade Qassam rockets at civilian targets inside Israel…

Analysis and Commentary

Health insurance winner

by Scott W. Atlasvia Washington Times
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

As politicians and bureaucrats debate the role of government in our health-care system, and as concerns by U.S. citizens and employers about rising health-care costs and lack of control and satisfaction are raised, millions of American health-care consumers -- without big government mandates -- are taking control of their health-care dollar and bringing about changes in the health insurance marketplace…

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