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The GOP Needs Asian Voters

by Avik Roy, John Yoovia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Conservatives need to show a particular regard for the desires of Asian-Americans—including their desires for liberty and justice for all.

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Checked and Unbalanced

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Constitution blends political ideas into a harmonious whole. Modern partisan warfare, on the other hand, sharpens differences and dulls the harmony, and democracy suffers.

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On, Wisconsin!

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Democrats hope that picking their presidential nominee in Milwaukee will boost their chances in the Midwest. Convention magic, however, is fickle.

In the News

How Did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ever Get Elected?

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Sunday, July 14, 2019

I don't want to be unkind, but almost every other week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers up another are you serious? moment. Her defeat of the incumbent, and key Democrat member, Joe Crowley, in the primary a year ago June was the big surprise, and she has not ceased to distinguish herself ever since as a complete absurdity.

Interviews

Allen Estrin, Michael New, Victor Davis Hanson, James Hirsen

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Family Research Council
Friday, July 12, 2019

(27:07) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his American Greatness article "Democratic Candidates Aren’t on a Winning Track."

In the News

Not A 'Find-A-Friend' Contest: Bernie Sanders' Camp Sounds Off Over 2020 Candidates Trying To Be Approachable

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Newsweek
Friday, July 12, 2019

Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has taken a new approach to his campaign — going negative.

In the News

‘Great’ Again: To Win In 2020, Trump Sticks With What Worked

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, July 12, 2019

As Democratic presidential contenders race to draft the boldest and most detailed policy plans, President Trump has stuck to the signature issues that helped him win last time: “Build the wall,” “jobs, jobs, jobs” and “America First.”

In the News

Why Merit Matters In Immigration

quoting Kevin Hassettvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
At the recent Democratic presidential debate, it was interesting to see that all Democratic candidates raised their hands in favor of providing free health insurance to 11 million illegal immigrants.
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: The Elephant In The Policy Room

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Thursday, July 11, 2019

You would never know this listening to presidential candidates but Social Security, in crisis mode for a while, will begin paying out more than it takes in next year. The reserve fund will be depleted in 16 years, meaning seniors would face 20 percent cuts in their payments.

Analysis and Commentary

Democratic Candidates Are Running A Race Of Inauthenticity

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

An epidemic of false identities, massaged resumes and warped ancestries has broken out among the current Democratic presidential primary candidates.

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