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The Divide Between Silicon Valley And Washington Is A National-Security Threat

by Amy Zegart, Lt Col Kevin Childsvia The Atlantic
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Closing the gap between technology leaders and policy makers will require a radically different approach from the defense establishment.

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Reasonable Disagreements: From Marshall To Mueller

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Thursday, December 13, 2018

America’s Constitution and its greatest chief justice, John Marshall.

Analysis and Commentary

The Death Of Article II Treaties?

by Curtis A. Bradley, Oona A. Hathaway, Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, December 13, 2018

President Trump has submitted only one treaty to the Senate so far in his presidency. That is a historic low, and it is the latest sign that the Article II treaty process may be dying.

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Will Newsom Choose To Be A Nuisance, A No-Show, Or A National Leader On Immigration?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, December 13, 2018

What does a California governor-elect do in the time between Election Day and the inauguration?

Analysis and Commentary

Comey Continues To Display His Lack Of Credibility

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fired former FBI director James Comey is at it again. Last week, Comey testified before members of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. In a single appearance, Comey, on 245 separate occasions, while under oath, stonewalled questions with “I don’t know,” “I don’t remember” or “I don’t recall,” according to a congressional interrogator, Rep. Jim Jordan. (R-Ohio).

In the News

What Evelyn Wrought

quoting Thomas Sowellvia National Review
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

When I say I love to read obituaries, I don’t mean to be macabre — I’m not happy the people are dead, far from it. I just love reading about their lives. Often, I know nothing about them until they are gone. Years ago, Robert Bork told me that he had given up reading the New York Times except for one thing — one section: the obits. I consider them un-give-uppable too.

In the News


quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Salt Lake City Weekly
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Beginning in the mid-20th century, three men unfailingly met for breakfast every Tuesday in the coffee shop at the old Hotel Utah—now the immaculately preserved Joseph Smith Memorial Building east of Temple Square.


Michael Petrilli: America’s Choice Deserts

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses whether private schools serve as oases in charter school deserts. 


Victor Davis Hanson On Fox News

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the problems at the border and immigration.

Analysis and Commentary

Identifying "What Works" Is Still A Work In Progress

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

If we are going to take advantage of the End of Education Policy, and usher in a Golden Age of Educational Practice, we need our field to start taking rigorous evidence much more seriously. Getting inside the black box of the classroom is a necessary first step, and launching lots more research initiatives about teaching and learning is second. But the big payoff will come if we can more accurately and constructively identify “what works” (and when it works, and what it costs)—and get it implemented more widely across the country.