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The Libertarian: In Defense Of The Electoral College

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, March 22, 2019

Despite Elizabeth Warren’s criticisms, it’s still the best way to pick a president.

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John Cochrane: Should We Tax The Wealthiest People Much More Than The Rest Of Us?

by John H. Cochrane via The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses whether we should tax the wealthiest people much more than the rest of us.

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Expanding The Supreme Court Is The Worst Idea Yet From Democratic Presidential Candidates

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, March 22, 2019
“Medicare for all” and the Green New Deal may be bad ideas. But they aren’t the worst ones being floated by the growing band of Democratic presidential hopefuls. That honor is reserved for the disastrous notion of expanding the Supreme Court.
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The Timeless Ideas Of Milton Friedman

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 22, 2019

Milton Friedman’s work continues to inform and inspire researchers and policymakers.

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A Century Of Ideas: One Hundred Years Of Democracy And Foreign Policy

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The United States was founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and for decades, support for democracy around the world has been a central tenet of American foreign policy. The past century provides many examples of prosperity in thriving democracies balanced with the instability of authoritarian and repressive regimes. This panel discussion will address the changing role of democracy building in America’s foreign policy over the past century.

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Analysis and Commentary

Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Quicker than you can sing “Oops! I Did It Again,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom has interjected himself into national Democratic politics with his moratorium on capital punishment in America’s nation-state.

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A Lesson From The College Admissions Scandal For The Encryption Debate

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Friday, March 22, 2019
Last Tuesday, the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts announced charges against dozens of parents, college sports coaches and test-prep teachers with in a scheme to win admission to big name universities including Georgetown, Yale and Stanford.
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No Exit: The U.S. Predicament in the Middle East

by Henri J. Barkeyvia The Caravan
Thursday, March 21, 2019

“L'enfer est pavé de bonnes intentions” (the road to hell is paved with good intentions) goes a French expression. Years of American involvement in the Middle East to fashion a region that is stable, peaceful, more prosperous and more respectful of human rights has proven, so far at least, a failure. As a result, U.S. decision makers, thinkers and certainly the public at large are increasingly expressing their exasperation with that region.

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Victor Davis Hanson And The Case For Trump (Part 01)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Liberty Nation
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Lee Ohanian: What Can We Expect From The Economic Policies Of The 2020 Presidential Candidates?

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Lars Larson Show
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses what to expect from the economic policies of Democrat presidential candidates running in the 2020 election.

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Thomas Henrickson: Is America Gaining Ground With North Korea Or Just Spinning Its Wheels?

interview with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Henriksen discusses North Korea and what we can do to minimize the risk of nuclear weapons being developed and used.

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The Case for Trump: Victor Davis Hanson With Sebastian Gorka

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia America First with Sebastian Gorka
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Case For Trump & No Safe Spaces For Snowflakes (27:55)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Vimeo
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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David Henderson: The Passing Of Princeton Economist Alan Krueger And The Thinking On Minimum Wages And Income Inequality

interview with David R. Hendersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Henderson discusses his Econlog article "Alan Krueger RIP."

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Bill Whalen: The Unknowns And Unpredictables Of The Beto O'Rourke Candidacy

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article The Stronger Sell: The First Beto Or The Second Bobby?

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John Yoo: Do Conservative Politicians Overlook Asian Voters?

interview with John Yoovia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses whether the departure of one of Mueller's top deputies is a sign that the Mueller investigation is almost finished as well as the strength of Asian voters.

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John Yoo: When Can The President Claim Executive Privilege?

interview with John Yoovia The National Constitution Center
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about how Congress might respond to the end of the Mueller investigation. Yoo also considers how President Trump might claim executive privilege in other contexts—like the House obstruction inquiry, a possible impeachment probe, attempts to prevent release of notes from his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, or in pending civil lawsuits against him.

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Education’s Philanthropic Shift

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses philanthropy’s shift to the left on education policies.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Chris Baker
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Matt Lewis
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson Discusses His Recent Book The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Kid News Radio
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 01)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.

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John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 02)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.
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"Women Of The Gulag" Goes Home To Russian TV (Part 1)

featuring Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
"Women of the Gulag" goes home to Russian TV.
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Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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California Leads The Nation In Bringing Back Medieval Illnesses

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Daily Caller
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson pointed out some years ago that California ignored its premodern problems while dreaming of postmodern marvels such as high-speed rail. There’s no better example of a premodern problem that’s been allowed to take root and thrive than the Medieval diseases now plaguing the state.

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Wars, Not Brexit, Destroyed Britain’s Global Power

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The National Interest
Thursday, March 21, 2019

The lesson to learn from the British Empire is unambiguous: unless the United States is attacked, Washington should avoid direct involvement in continental wars.

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Trouble With A “T”? “Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot,” By Hoover Institituion's Bill Whalen For Realclear Politics

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Friday, March 22, 2019
“To understand Gavin Newsom is to appreciate what it is to be a connected, metrosexual, forever-in-search-of-enlightenment son of the San Francisco Bay Area – stylistically and intellectually. … Now that Newson is governor, he can export that worldview beyond California’s boundaries. That could spell trouble come the time Democrats have to sell a more moderate persona in America’s swing states.”
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Trump's Top Economic Adviser Still Supports Carbon Tax

quoting Casey B. Mulliganvia E&E News
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
President Trump's top economic adviser is not backing away from his belief that a carbon tax would be an effective way to address greenhouse gas emissions.
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Napolitano Questions Need For Trump Order To Enforce Campus Free Speech

mentioning John Villasenorvia Cronkite News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano said Thursday that a Trump administration policy that threatens to strip funding from colleges in the name of free speech is “unnecessary and, in some respects, undesirable.”
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Day by Day, Tales That Define America & Earn Trust

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, July 15, 2017

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll released in late June contains bad news for the country. Only 37 percent of Americans trust the Trump administration “a good amount” or “a great deal.” Worse, substantially fewer—30 percent—trust the media a good amount or a great deal. Worse still is that the public’s distrust is justified.

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Economics 1 Online. No Charge.

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, July 15, 2017

This summer I will be offering my Stanford course Principles of Economics online for free. You can find out more and register for the course, Economics 1, on Stanford’s open on-line platform Lagunita. The course starts at 8 am PT Monday July 17, when I will post the first week’s videos and reading material, and it goes through 11:59 pm PT September 18. It is possible to register and join the course at any time throughout this period.

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These Governors Won Over Unlikely Voters And Have Some Lessons For Washington

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Business Insider
Saturday, July 15, 2017

The most popular governor in America is a Republican who leads a heavily Democratic state. Not far behind is a Democratic governor of a state that Donald Trump swept last November.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia Didn't Interfere In U.S. Election To Help Trump, But To Destabilize America

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, July 14, 2017

A still unidentified Democratic Party donor paid for the factually challenged dossier that almost sunk the Donald Trump campaign. The dossier was created (and perhaps written) with the support and assistance of unregistered foreign agents of the Russian government, according to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The offer by an obscure music publicist to Donald Trump Jr. to share compromising information on the Clinton campaign was, as will be shown below, most likely a Russian operation. I conclude that Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was not to help Trump but to throw the American political system into chaos and threaten its foundations.

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Lanhee Chen: Divided Senate GOP Unveil New Health Bill (4:24)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSNBC
Friday, July 14, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the new version of a bill to overhaul healthcare, the problems with the bill, and whether and/or how to pass the health care bill.

Analysis and Commentary

Farrell And Teles On Nancy MacLean

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, July 14, 2017

A deep, historical study of public choice would be welcome, and Buchanan's role in the development of the thought and organizational infrastructure of the right has generally been overlooked. Unfortunately, the book [by Nancy MacLean] is an example of precisely the kind of work on the right that we do not need, and the intellectuals of the left who have praised it are doing their side no favors.

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Joseph Felter Appointed As Deputy Secretary Of Defense

featuring Dr. Joseph Felter via Special Operations Forces News
Friday, July 14, 2017

Dr. Joseph Felter has been appointed as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia. Joseph Felter is a former U.S. Army Special Forces Officer and Foreign Area Officer (retired O-6). His past military service includes time as the head of the West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) and the commander of the Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team (CAAT) in Afghanistan. His new position is considered within the Senior Executive Service of the Department of Defense.

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Charles Hill Discusses National And Economic Sovereignty On Rational Radio Daily

interview with Charles Hillvia Steele and Ungar
Friday, July 14, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Hill discusses how well the Trump Administration has reclaimed our national and economic sovereignty and dismantled the administrative state.

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Respect, Just A Little Bit

quoting Terry Andersonvia The Daily Sentinel
Friday, July 14, 2017
The new Administration has reassigned several federal land managers to positions in other regions, or even in other agencies. The Bureau of Land Management’s Colorado State Director, for example, was transferred to the Bureau of Reclamation. Some reports about the “shakeup” have implied that it is unusual, a few even calling it unprecedented, though in fact it is common for new Administrations to make significant changes.
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Lanhee Chen Discusses The Health Care Bill On The Hugh Hewitt Show

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Hugh Hewitt Show
Friday, July 14, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the failure to move forward on the debate on the health care bill.

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