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Hyperbole And The Nation's Longest-Running Morality Play

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
In our longest-running national morality play, the breathless tones of blanket news coverage transmit a common theme. Even after President Trump relaxed his “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration, America has lately rediscovered our porous and problematic southern border. The problem is large enough that there is ample room for hyperbole from all sides.

Michael Petrilli: How Schools Can Better Prepare For The Worst

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses how schools can prevent mass shootings without turning themselves into bunkers.
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Can't Indict Trump

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Emissourian
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Democrats would like nothing better than to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller indict President Trump. A legal expert on constitutional law, Jack Goldsmith, says Mueller can't indict the president.

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Area 45: Anticipating Global Insecurity With Amy Zegart

interview with Amy Zegartvia Area 45
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Lessons learned in keeping cargo planes moving, hotel guests protected – and possibly coffee customers better served. 

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Reasonable Disagreements: Trade-War Debate: Richard Epstein Vs Adam White

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Professors Epstein and White debate trade policy in theory and practice.

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How Businesses Can Survive A Hack Or A Negative Social Media Campaign

featuring Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegartvia The Washington Post
Friday, May 11, 2018
The headlines tell part of this story: Facebook fails to stop wide misuse of user data. Self-driving Uber car kills pedestrian. United Airlines violently removes passenger from overbooked seat. Purdue Pharma is criticized for lax oversight of opioid distribution.

Our Unelected Officials’ Distortions

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Why haven’t we held career government servants in the intelligence community and the Department of Justice accountable for their fabrications?

Ep. 392: Sowell Men Featuring Thomas Sowell

interview with Thomas Sowell, Peter M. Robinsonvia Ricochet Podcast
Friday, March 9, 2018

(28:05) Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Discrimination and Disparities.

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The Libertarian: The Florida Shooting, Gun Control, And The Second Amendment

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Reconciling efforts to lower gun violence with constitutional protections.

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The Libertarian: Climate Change, The Law, And Economics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, January 19, 2018

Suing oil companies isn't a serious way to address climate change.


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The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.