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The Era of Big Government Ain’t Over

by Peter Brimelowvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

These days it’s difficult to find an avowed socialist. But Washington is crawling with neosocialists—in both parties. By Hoover media fellow Peter Brimelow.

The First Casualty of Politics

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Americans distrust politicians—and with good reason. Hoover fellow David R. Henderson explains why principles are often the first casualty of politics.

The Next Threat

by Peter Schweizervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

The Pentagon recently announced that it will begin inoculating troops against anthrax. Hoover media fellow Peter Schweizer says the decision came just in time.

One World, One Bank

by George P. Shultzvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

In an increasingly integrated global economy, the International Monetary Fund has become desperately obsolete. Hoover fellow and former U.S. secretary of state George P. Shultz makes the case for merging it with the World Bank.

Triple Threat

by William J. Perry, George P. Shultz, Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Hoover fellows William J. Perry and George P. Shultz—the former secretaries of defense and state—recently spent a morning talking with Hoover fellow Peter Robinson. Asked about three security concerns—Russia, China, and terrorism—the former secretaries were reassuring, but only on two out of three.

The Politics behind Global Warming

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Vice President Al Gore and his allies have been able to present global warming to the American public as an accomplished fact only by ignoring scientific controversy. Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell warns us to “prepare for a new wave of lies, dressed up as science.”

NATO Expansion? It’s Just Welfare for Europe

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Hoover fellow Melvyn Krauss argues that Americans have every right to be wary of the proposed NATO expansion. Under the NATO collective security arrangement, Americans do the securing, Europeans the collecting. Right back at you, Peter Duignan (see above).

High Tech to the Pentagon: Take a Number and Stand in Line

by William J. Perryvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

For decades many of the nation’s high-tech companies were in thrall to the Pentagon for their livelihood. No more. By Hoover fellow and former U.S. secretary of defense William J. Perry.

The Science behind Global Warming

by Thomas Gale Moorevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Hoover fellow Thomas Gale Moore concludes that the evidence for a coming global catastrophe is mostly . . . hot air.

Why Can’t Congress Get More Done?

by David Brady, Craig Voldenvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

The 103d Congress was controlled by Democrats. It didn’t accomplish much. The 104th Congress was controlled by Republicans. It didn’t accomplish much either. Why? Hoover fellow David W. Brady joins Hoover visiting scholar Craig Volden in explaining that there are some very good answers.

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