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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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Trust Busters on the Supreme Court

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

A huge chunk of the Supreme Court's work lies in interpreting the statutes and regulations that govern every nook of American life…

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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…

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Where Milosevic's butchery held sway

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, July 11, 2006

The bottom line is this: Are we going to finish the job in Europe, or are we going to turn our backs on those who haven't yet made their way in from the cold…

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The Case for a Preemptive Strike on North Korea's Missiles

by William J. Perryvia Time Magazine Online
Monday, July 10, 2006

The Bush Administration has tried to downplay the mounting danger posed by North Korea …

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An Interview with Gary Becker

with Gary S. Beckervia EconTalk
Monday, July 10, 2006

Russ Roberts interviews Gary Becker on the challenges of being an intellectual maverick, the economic approach to human behavior, the influences of Adam Smith and Alfred Marshall on Becker's work and Becker's optimism for the future of economics…

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Europe must not trade its principles for Russian gas

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Financial Times
Monday, July 10, 2006

On the eve of the summit of the Group of Eight industrialised nations, which opens this week in St Petersburg, Europeans are faced with a delicate balancing act in their policy towards Russia…

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When will China pull the plug on North Korea?

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, July 10, 2006

Independence Day is traditionally celebrated in New York with one of the world's most spectacular fireworks displays…

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Can't Shrug Off Regulatory Toll Topping $1 Tril

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, July 10, 2006

Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg, who became a punching bag for environmental activists after he challenged the popular wisdom that the natural environment is deteriorating, in a recent interview repeated the theme of his controversial book, "The Skeptical Environmentalist …

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A Conservative Statement For Immigration Reform

by George P. Shultz, Martin Anderson, Clint Bolickvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, July 10, 2006

At this critical moment in the immigration debate, conservatives need to examine the role we are playing in this great national issue…

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Viva Valladares

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Sunday, July 9, 2006

For a reason I will explain toward the end of this article, I will tell you the story of Armando Valladares, who spent 22 years as a political prisoner in Fidel Castro's Cuban jails…

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