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Tell Congress: Curb The President’s War Powers

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Common Dreams
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The attack on Syria was an open violation of international law and of the U.S. Constitution.

In the News

America’s Polarization Has Nothing To Do With Ideology

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The American Conservative
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Although a seemingly simple concept, the issue of polarization has long frustrated political scientists. A superficial examination of the American political scene suggests an intensely polarized electorate, divided along partisan and ideological lines.

Analysis and Commentary

Respect Unearned

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Washington’s self-righteous establishmentarians talk of professionalism when they act unprofessionally. They refer at length to their intellectual and professional pedigrees when they prove incompetent. And they cite their morality and ethics when they possess neither.


Revolution And Worse To Come

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

When legal bloodhounds and baying critics fail to take out Trump, what’s next? The Resistance wants Trump’s head — on the chopping block.

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Area 45: Melania - Citizen And Friend Of The World

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Area 45
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Central Europe – Melania’s Next Mission?

In the News

Emmanuel Macron Is The World’s Other Political Disrupter

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Orange County Register
Monday, April 23, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with President Trump today. That means Trump is meeting with the other great political disrupter on the world’s stage. He is also meeting with the leader of Europe. In less than one year, Macron has given France the international stature it has not enjoyed for more than a century.

Analysis and Commentary


by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, April 23, 2018

As a former senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, I get in the mail near the start of every month the Council's report "Economic Indicators," prepared for the Joint Economic Committee. I like old-fashioned hard copy, but it's available to the public on line as a pdf.


Michael McFaul: Macron Must Offer Trump A "Symbolic Gesture" To Keep U.S. In Iran Deal

interview with Michael McFaulvia Real Clear Politics
Monday, April 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the meeting between President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron and whether President Macron can convince President Trump to at least delay pulling out of Iran nuclear deal.

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Stephen Cohen & Michael McFaul Debate: “The New U.S.-Russian Cold War: Who Is To Blame?”—May 9

featuring Michael McFaulvia NYU
Friday, April 20, 2018

Stephen Cohen and Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation, will debate “who is to blame” for the state of U.S.-Russia relations today on Wed., May 9, 5-7 p.m. at Columbia University.

Analysis and Commentary

A Closer Look At “Mismatch” In School Choice Studies

by Michael J. Petrilli
Monday, April 23, 2018

Last week, I argued that Hitt, McShane, and Wolf erred in including programs in their review of “school choice” studies that were only incidentally related to school choice or that have idiosyncratic designs that would lead one to expect a mismatch between test score gains and long-term impacts (early college high schools, selective enrollment high schools, and career and technical education initiatives).