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Fixing The Way We Tax

featuring Edward Paul Lazear, John H. Cochrane, David R. Henderson, Richard A. Epstein, Michael J. Boskin, Daniel Heilvia PolicyEd
Friday, December 13, 2019

With the election less than a year away, presidential candidates are eagerly releasing new proposals that promise to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, expand access to health care, and reduce college tuition. The one thing all of these ideas have in common is that they will be expensive. And unless candidates are willing to increase federal deficits that already exceed a trillion dollars, these expensive ideas mean raising someone’s taxes.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Instead Of Introspection, Democrats Become More Zealous When They Fail to Stop Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson says that instead of introspection, Democrats believe they weren't zealous or revolutionary enough every time they fail to abort the Trump presidency.

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Election Is The Proper Remedy For Presidential Misconduct

by John Yoovia Financial Times
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Impeachment does not require a crime, but the abuse or violation of public trust.

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Area 45: Fred Barnes: Impeachment Then, Then, And Now

via Area 45
Friday, December 13, 2019

What does the current drama in Washington say about these hyper-partisan times?

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

'Privacy Absolutism' Masks How Consumers Actually Value Their Data

by Bowman Heiden, Nicolas Petitvia The Hill
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ethical scandals in the tech industry seem to follow each other like night and day. Last month, a federal inquiry was opened regarding Google’s program to collect and analyze patient data in collaboration with health care providers, known as Project Nightingale. 

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Quite A Vexing Equation

by Chirantan Chatterjeevia The Telegraph
Friday, December 13, 2019

How does fear, lack of trust impact economic growth?

Analysis and Commentary

The Political Spouse: It’s Not A Job Just For Women Anymore

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Women on the world stage are increasingly playing lead roles. Whether New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern, the newest all-female Finnish government’s cabinet led by 35-year old Prime Minister Sanna Marin or the record number of American women who ran and won in the 2018 midterm elections, women are moving on up. Get used to it.

Analysis and Commentary

Was There A Housing Bubble?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, December 12, 2019

In his recent book Shut Out, Kevin Erdmann, a finance expert and visiting fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, has two main messages.

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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Spygate, Impeachment & The Assault On Trump For Undoing The Progressive Agenda

by Victor Davis Hansonvia The Epoch Times
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses culture and the Democratic party as well as the impeachment process.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the scale of the victory of Boris Johnson and whether his victory is connected to the rejection of socialism? And, will the same enthusiasm to reject socialism carry over to US elections?

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Adam Schiff and some of the tactics the Democrats have used to try to find evidence of an impeachable offense.

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Lanhee Chen: US, China Agree In Principle To Phase-One Trade Deal

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen reacts to the report that US negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China that now awaits President Donald Trump’s approval.

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John Yoo: Airtalk’s Continuing Coverage Of Debate Over Articles Of Impeachment In House Judiciary Committee

interview with John Yoovia AirTalk
Thursday, December 12, 2019

(6:41) Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses party line votes and the speed of the impeachment process. Yoo said the big hole is the lack of facts in the process.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: On Online Curriculum Materials

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show Podcast
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about Fordham’s new report, "The Supplemental Curriculum Bazaar."

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In the News

Raghuram Rajan Says India Is In The Middle Of An "Economic Depression"

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Industry Global News24
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Former Indian Reserve Bank (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the middle of an "economic depression" with signs of a deep malaise in the Indian economy running through extreme power centralization in the Office of the Prime Minister and weak ministers.

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Education Fix Too Heavy On Dollars

quoting Eric Hanushekvia The Robesonian
Thursday, December 12, 2019

As many predicted, the California-based consulting firm WestEd is recommending North Carolina spend billions of taxpayer dollars on pre-schools and district schools to meet the requirements of the Leandro case.

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Friday Short Cuts

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Friday, December 13, 2019

Notable quotables from Cal Thomas, Victor Davis Hanson, Rashida Tlaib, and more.

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Guest Opinion: Tired Of All The Virtue Signaling?

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Palo Alto Online
Friday, December 13, 2019

Phrase popularized by James Bartholomew disparages environmental actions.

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Mothers And Sons: Jennie Churchill And Winston Churchill

quoting Andrew Robertsvia The Epoch Times
Friday, December 13, 2019

The hand that rocks the cradle.

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Warren’s Economic Illusions

quoting Russell Robertsvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, December 12, 2019

[Subscription required] Elizabeth Warren has been justly criticized for the magical math in her Medicare for All proposal. That health plan would cost perhaps $34 trillion, according to outside estimates. But Ms. Warren says the true figure is only—alakazam!—$20.5 trillion.

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The Federalist’s Best Books Of 2019

mentioning Jack Goldsmithvia The Federalist
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Another year has nearly passed, and so we present another long list of compelling book recommendations from The Federalist's staff and contributors.

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Under The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Where Do Hacking Torts Happen?

by Grayson Claryvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Democratic National Committee’s lawsuit against the Russian Federation will run aground, as Ingrid Wuerth notes, unless the DNC can find a way around Russia’s immunity in American courts. In that respect, the suit raises a question on which precedent remains thin: whether allegations of state-sponsored hacking can fit through the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act exception for cases that involve “personal injury or death, or damage to or loss of property, occurring in the United States and caused by the tortious act or omission of the foreign state.”

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If Only Hillary Had Won . . .

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Leakers and lawbreakers rewarded with Clinton-administration jobs — and the American public none the wiser about deep-state corruption.

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Ukraine’s Democracy Is Approaching ‘Make Or Break’ — And The West Is Missing In Action

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a global ideological war against Western liberal, democratic values. It has been underway for many years, and it extends from his own immediate neighborhood to Western Europe and, of course, the United States, where he intervened in the U.S. presidential election in 2016.

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Markos Kounalakis: Iran Deal Appears More In Jeopardy Than Ever (1:52)

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia CBS
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Marko Kounalakis talks about the Iran Nuclear Deal and what might happen as well as where US President Donald Trump might meet with North Korea President Kim Jung Un.

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Rice Advice: Condi Rice Says Us Will Be ‘Just Fine’ If Trump Scraps Iran Deal

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Hannity (Fox News)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice isn’t too concerned with President Trump’s possible withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear agreement; saying the United States will be “just fine” outside the international pact.

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Condoleezza Rice: We'll Be 'Just Fine' If Trump Leaves The Iran Deal

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Washington Examiner
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Leaving the Iran nuclear agreement isn't that big of a deal, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday. "The allies love this deal, and I certainly hope that in their meeting with President Trump that [French President Emmanuel] Macron and [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel talk about ways to improve the deal if we're going to stay in it," Rice said on Fox News.

Analysis and Commentary

A Helsinki Conference For Asia

by Philip Bobbittvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Hoover Institution has just published a monograph of mine entitled, “A Helsinki Conference for Asia.” It can be accessed here or read below. This monograph proposes a comprehensive set of agreements to resolve the current crisis precipitated by North Korea’s pursuit of deliverable nuclear capabilities against the U.S. and its allies. 

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You Won't Believe Who Kanye Is Quoting Now

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Townhall
Monday, April 30, 2018

Rapper Kanye West has not apologized nor taken down any tweets expressing his support for President Trump. Other celebrities who have shared pro-Trump sentiments have quickly backpedaled in light of unflattering media reaction. For instance, almost as soon as Shania Twain told The Guardian she would have voted for Trump if she was an American citizen, she apologized.

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Kanye Hear Me Now

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Patriot Post
Monday, April 30, 2018

Kanye West has done the nation a huge favor by exposing the American Left’s state of mind. 

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Michael Auslin On The Steve Cochran Show (32:18)

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia WGN Radio
Monday, April 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin weighs in on the meeting between North Korean President Kim Jung Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-In and what this means for peace and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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