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An Analysis Of Vice President Biden’s Economic Agenda: The Long Run Impacts Of Its Regulation, Taxes, And Spending

by Kevin Hassett, Casey B. Mulligan, Timothy Fitzgerald, Cody Kallenvia Analysis
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

This report explores the potential impact of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s proposals on the economy as a whole. We conclude that in the long run, Biden’s agenda would reduce full time equivalent employment per person by about 3 percent, the capital stock per person by about 15 percent, real GDP per capita by more than 8 percent, and real consumption per household by about 7 percent.

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Untangling The ObamaCare Challenge

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, October 19, 2020

For better or worse, the Affordable Care Act should, and probably will, survive the latest constitutional challenge.

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Biden’s Public Option Would Mean Massive Tax Hikes

by Lanhee J. Chen, Daniel Heilvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2020

[Subscription required] The middle class will eventually be taxed to pay for a government run health-insurance plan.

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‘Crosswinds’ Review: Middle East Balancing Act

featuring Fouad Ajamivia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2020

[Subscription required] An exploration of the Saudi temper that has both the interpretative heft of scholarship and the anecdotal brilliance of literary travelogue.

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Michael McConnell And John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is A 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Michael McConnell and John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is a 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.

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Liberal, Classical Liberal, Libertarian

by Milton Friedmanvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The embrace of liberty is the marker of true liberalism. But the term “liberal” has changed over time.

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Why Is Free Speech Something You Can Be Murdered For In Western Europe?

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Washington Examiner
Monday, October 19, 2020

Shortly after the most recent, gruesome terror attack in France, security expert Eric Delbecque said, “Freedom of expression should not live under house arrest.” A history teacher, Samuel Paty, had been stabbed and beheaded near his school for showing his middle school students caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad during a class focusing on freedom of expression.

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Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Adds To Putin's Headaches, West's Worries

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Sunday, October 18, 2020

The last thing Vladimir Putin needed is another hotspot in Russia’s “near abroad” — Russia’s term for the 14 republics that once were part of the old Soviet Union, along with the Russian Republic.

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The Unapologetic Bias Of The American Left

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Today’s Left sees their efforts bending in a preordained historical arc that ends with ultimate progressive justice—and retributions.

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Reasonable Disagreements: Truth And Justice

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Monday, October 19, 2020

In their last pre-election episode, Richard and Adam discuss Judge Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings; the Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case; and social media companies’ power over information itself.

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Europe’s Futile Search For Franco-German Leadership

by Josef Joffevia The Strategist
Friday, October 16, 2020

For decades, France and Germany have been known as Europe’s ruling ‘tandem’ or ‘couple’, even its ‘engine’. Together, they aimed to work to unify the continent. But, to pile up the metaphors, the French want to drive the jointly leased Euro-Porsche, while the Germans insist on rationing the petrol money. As a long list of crises—from Belarus to Nagorno-Karabakh—now shows, the two countries are not following the same road map.

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A Few Cracks In The Progressive Wall

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When the Ministry of Truth overreaches so blatantly — all hands on deck to suppress all bad news for Biden — it begins to look ridiculous.

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Hirshleifer On Regression To Savagery

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, October 19, 2020

In researching my latest Defining Ideas article due tomorrow, I came across this paragraph from UCLA economics professor Jack Hirshleifer. One thing to know about Jack was how incredibly careful a scholar he was.

 

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Trump Or Biden Will Need Support From Allies To Keep China In Check, H.R. McMaster Says

interview with H. R. McMastervia CNBC
Monday, October 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster discusses China and notes the winner of the presidential election next month will need to elicit the help of the international community in order to rein in a more ambitious and aggressive China.

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Lanhee Chen: How The Political Landscape Has Changed For Trump In Swing State Of Wisconsin

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CBS News
Monday, October 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how the political landscape has changed in Wisconsin for President Trump since he won the state four years ago, and how the fallout from police shootings, like that of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, may determine how some voters cast their ballots in cities nationwide.

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The Cost Of Bidenomics

cited Hoover Institution, Kevin Hassettvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2020

A new study on Biden’s tax, health-care, energy and regulation proposals predicts $6,500 less in median household income by 2030.

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Study: Biden Will Raise Taxes On 80 Percent Of Americans, Cut Annual Income $6,500 Per Household

cited Hoover Institutionvia the federalist
Monday, October 19, 2020

A new study shows that Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s proposed economic plan would significantly hurt the long-term American economy if implemented.

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What You Need To Know About Economic Growth, Revival And Transformation

quoting Michael J. Boskinvia The World Economic Forum
Monday, October 19, 2020

COVID-19 has had a severe impact on the global economy, and the business community is most concerned about the impact of a prolonged recession.

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Election To Bring Major Changes To Senate Education Committee, With Early Childhood Champion Patty Murray Likely To Lead If Democrats Prevail

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, October 19, 2020

With several close races offering Democrats the chance to take control of the Senate and Sen. Lamar Alexander’s upcoming retirement after five years as chair of the education committee, it’s clear federal education policy will take a turn next year. The question is where.

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What Federal Spending To Cut?

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Cato Institute
Friday, March 22, 2019

Economist Martin Feldstein warns about excessive government debt in the Wall Street Journal: The most dangerous domestic problem facing America’s federal government is the rapid growth of its budget deficit and national debt.

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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 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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Bang The Drum Slowly -- And Loudly -- To Anger The Base

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Friday, March 22, 2019

Let’s play connect the dots: packing the U.S. Supreme Court . . . lowering the federal voting age to 16 . . . abolishing the Electoral College . . . maybe even changing the rules of the U.S. Senate. Ways to make Americans more engaged and more confident in their government?

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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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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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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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'The Most Politically Intolerant Americans'

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Intolerance of the other political party has become a hallmark of civic life in the United States. But speculation ranges widely about the causes and cures.

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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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