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In the News

Mattis Flips The Tables On Audience: ‘You’re Locked In Here With Me’

quoting Peter M. Robinsonvia The Western Journal
Saturday, May 12, 2018

You don’t get the nickname “Mad Dog” by being a shrinking violet in interviews — and a whole room of people at the American Enterprise Institute found that out the hard way this week.

In the News

US Offers To Help Rebuild North Korea’s Shattered Economy

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Asia Times
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has promised that the United States will help rebuild North Korea’s ramshackle economy if Pyongyang gives up its nuclear weapons. His comments came ahead of the President Donald Trump’s historic summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.

In the News

Maybe Trump And Xi Both Benefit From A Trade War

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Fortune
Saturday, May 12, 2018

China’s top economic adviser Liu He lands in Washington on Tuesday for another round of trade negotiations with counterparts in the Trump administration. His mission: to find an eleventh-hour compromise that will dissuade Trump from imposing sanctions on Chinese imports, avert retaliation in kind from Beijing, and thereby save the world’s two largest economies from stumbling into a senseless and mutually destructive trade war.

Analysis and Commentary

Phyllis McGinley And The Left’s War On American Motherhood

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Saturday, May 12, 2018

The 20th-century writer’s life and work is a perfect reminder this Mother’s Day of the unique value and importance of being a mother.

In the News

America Will Win The Trade War With China

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Weekly Standard
Saturday, May 12, 2018

For over a decade there has been a trade war between China and America, with America playing the role of passive victim. China has required American firms investing in its country to take on a Chinese partner and turn over their technology, which it agreed not to do when it joined the World Trade Organization. It has stolen American intellectual property, imposed heavy duties on imported vehicles, subsidized its exports, and manipulated its currency.

In the News

Foster: Concerns Rise Along With U.S. Debt, Deficits

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Longview News-Journal
Friday, May 11, 2018

Times are discouraging for the shrinking number of budget hawks in Congress. With passage of the $1.3 trillion budget bill, the sequestration imposed by Congress on the federal budget since 2011 is officially dead. And trillion dollar budget deficits loom for the foreseeable future.

In the News

Don’t Count On A Watergate Repeat, Could Kim Be Setting A Trap And Other Comments

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Friday, May 11, 2018

Even as leading Democrats try to tamp down talk of impeachment, President Trump’s legal challenges invariably invite comparisons to Richard Nixon, says Sam Tanenhaus at Bloomberg. But there’s good reason why those “hoping for a Watergate-style salvation from Trump” should “think again.” For one thing, unlike now Democrats then had large majorities in both houses of Congress; now the GOP controls Congress.


Episode 39: Econtalked: Part II With Russ Roberts

interview with Russell Robertsvia National Review
Friday, May 11, 2018

This is part II of Hoover Institution Russ Roberts's interview where Russ moves away from the abstract and the philosophical and more into the contemporary and the political.

The Supreme Court

Adam White On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Adam J. Whitevia John Batchelor Show
Friday, May 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses his Weekly Standard article "Prosecutorial Fraud Arrives at the Supreme Court."


From Russia With No Love Lost

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 11, 2018

Anti-Putin crusader Bill Browder on his disillusionment with Moscow’s leader and his tangles with the man behind the Trump dossier.