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Charles Blahous: '"Medicare For All" Projected To Cost $32.6 Trillion

interview with Charles Blahousvia Santelli Exchange (CNBC)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Blahous discusses the high cost of a single-payer healthcare system.


Ed Lazear: Potential Economic Impact Of America's Mounting Debt

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia Cavuto (Fox Business)
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the impact on the US economy from the mounting government debt. Lazear notes that we need to cap the growth in expenditures to avoid a debt crisis in the future.

In the News

Peter Thiel And Reid Hoffman: Crypto Is Libertarian And AI Is Communist

quoting Niall Fergusonvia BTC Manager
Monday, August 13, 2018

Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, the two original members of the PayPal Mafia, engaged in a rigorous debate at Stanford University in early 2018 concerning the relationship between technology and politics.


Lanhee Chen: Trump's Base Has Already Written Omarosa Out

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Cavuto (Fox Business)
Monday, August 13, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about the fallout from Omarosa Manigault-Newman's making secret recordings at the White House.

In the News

How To Fix The Intelligence Community

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia PJ Media
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson, as he so often does, gives us an excellent and concise bird’s-eye view of where we stand with the intelligence community.


Henry Miller Discusses The Organic Industry On The Andrea Kaye Show (39:45)

interview with Henry I. Millervia The Andrea Kaye Show
Friday, August 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Organic Industry Is Lying to You."

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary

Squaring Ends And Means

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Military History in the News
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Self-determination for countries that had been occupied by Nazi Germany—Poland in particular—was foremost of the common objectives to which President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winton Churchill committed on August 14, 1941 after meeting on the British battleship Prince of Wales off Newfoundland. Germany’s invasion of Poland had been the reason why Britain had declared war. Restoring Poland’s freedom was the war’s first-order objective. The Soviet Union’s 1939 partnership with Germany in that invasion and, by August 1941, its alliance with Britain, added a layer of difficulties. 

Analysis and Commentary

Perverse Insurance Regulation

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

In Leslie Scism, “The Problem With Government Flood Insurance,” Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2018 (print edition), an interview with Evan Greenberg, CEO of Chubb, Scism asks: Will state insurance departments approve the large rate increases that insurers may feel necessary for homeowners if extreme weather leads to higher claims costs?

Analysis and Commentary

The Deflation Of The Academic Brand

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Trumpism is sometimes derided as an updated know-nothingism that rejects expertise and the input of credentialed expertise. Supposedly, professionals who could now save us tragically have their talent untapped as they sit idle at the Council of Foreign Relations, the economics Department at Harvard, or in the offices of the Brookings Institution — even as Trump’s wheelers and dealers crash and burn, too proud, too smelly, or too ignorant to call in their betters to come in and save Trump from himself.

The White House

Corruption Wafts Into The Situation Room

by Jim Hoagland
Monday, August 13, 2018

In responding to a question from The Post, Price put his finger on the greatest single outrage contained in the new episode of the President Trump-Omarosa Manigault Newman saga of sustained squalor: The misuse of the Situation Room by Wh ite House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly to isolate and fire an employee.