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Thomas Sowell: Joe Biden Win Could Signal 'Point Of No Return For This Country'

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The Washington Times
Monday, July 13, 2020

Economist and libertarian conservative philosopher Thomas Sowell warned Sunday that the country could reach the “point of no return” if presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election and ushers in the radical left.

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Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo #136: “Stone’s Rules"

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Monday, July 13, 2020
A review of the Roger Stone case and a roundup of the biggest Supreme Court decisions for this term.

Free Speech Is About Listening As Well As Talking

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Financial Times
Monday, July 13, 2020

We who warn against ‘no-platforming’ should also heed the concerns of those who do it.

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Advising President Trump

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia The Patriot Post
Monday, July 13, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson is a very bright and wise man. What makes that all the more amazing is that he is an intellectual. He is affiliated with the Hoover Institute at Stanford University. Recently, he gave voice to something that I’ve been thinking about for a while.

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Fossil Fuel Strangulation By Judicial Decree

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, July 13, 2020

Judge Boasberg’s ill-advised decision uses bad science to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Lifting Lockdowns Not the Culprit Behind New Surge In Coronavirus Cases, Doctor Says

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia PJ Media
Monday, July 13, 2020

Most of the new cases in the Southwest — in California, Arizona, and Texas — are sprouting up in counties closest to the U.S.-Mexico border. “When you look in the southern counties of California, Arizona and the bordering counties of Texas — with the Mexico border — these are where most of these cases are really exploding,” Atlas told Fox News. “And then you look at the Mexico map and in Mexico, that’s where their cases are. Their cases are in the northern border zone states. And it turns out the timeline here correlates much more to the Mexico timeline of increasing cases than anything else.”

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Thomas Sowell: Idea Of 'Systemic Racism' A Lie That Has 'No Meaning' And Is Reminiscent Of Nazi Propaganda

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Washington Examiner
Monday, July 13, 2020

Economist Thomas Sowell expressed the belief that the term “systemic racism” has “no meaning” and that it reminds him of Nazi Germany. “It really has no meaning that can be specified and tested in the way that one tests hypotheses,” he said, adding that the phrase’s currency is reminiscent of Nazi “propaganda tactics” and that people accept the lie after it’s “repeated long enough and loud enough.”

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Josh Williams On Online Gaming, Blockchain, And Forte

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 13, 2020

Josh Williams, co-founder and CEO of the blockchain gaming company Forte, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the state of online gaming and the potential of a blockchain-based gaming platform to create market economies with property rights within online games.

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Thomas Sowell On The Madness

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Powerline
Monday, July 13, 2020

Thomas Sowell just turned 90, but he is still on the case. Indeed, his new book — Charter Schools and Their Enemies — was published on his 90th birthday. Among the many tributes to Sowell at 90 are this one by Steve Hanke and Richard Ebeling at NR, this one by Mark Perry at AEI, and this one by his friend Walter Williams at Jewish World Review.

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Sowell At 90. Isn't It High Time More of Us Listened to This Man?

featuring Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Monday, July 13, 2020

Fifty-five-plus books on the table and more on the way. Charter Schools and Their Enemies, another bestseller, is hot off the press. The Thomas Sowell corpus stands as one of the rare and most impressive monuments of massive and meticulous research ever erected on this earth by one person.