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Analysis and Commentary

A Balanced View Of Trump

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

I rarely find a balanced view of Trump. I gave one about a month ago. I've now found another.

Featured

Why America Is Going Broke

by John F. Coganvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Entitlements are driving deficits and debt. Absent reform, the problem will soon become a crisis.

Featured

California’s War With Trump

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Since US President Donald Trump took office, governments in states like California have sought ways to negate his policies on taxation, immigration, energy, and more. How this standoff will end is anyone's guess; but where it will end is clear: in the courts.

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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.

Interviews

Peter Robinson On The Ricochet Podcast: The Wrestlers

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia Ricochet
Friday, February 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson discusses the Trump presidency.

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Area 45: Act II: Mitt Romney vs. The White House

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Area 45
Friday, February 16, 2018

Romney Redux: If Romney wins the Utah senate seat, will he be a Trump White House ally or nemesis?

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: The Case for the Trump Presidency

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

One year in, the 45th president looks better than expected.

In the News

Wanted: Lawmakers Who Shoulder Responsibility

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The Hill
Monday, February 12, 2018
Washington may have enacted a budget deal early Friday, but bitter divisions laid bare along the way. Now the failure to grapple with how to pay for the increased spending bode ill for our government’s ability to resolve the multitude of pressing — but still gridlocked — issues.
In the News

If Donald Trump Really Is Like JFK, It Could Get Even Uglier For The Stock Market

mentioning Niall Fergusonvia Market Watch
Monday, February 12, 2018

Last summer, Niall Ferguson, British historian and senior fellow at Stanford University, banged out a laundry list of the president’s shortcomings: He’s a serial adulterer with medical issues that he keeps hidden from the press. He hired a close relative to work in his administration. He’s got a back-channel to the Kremlin. He’s a disrupter who uses modern media to communicate directly to the public. And the prospect of nuclear war under his leadership is more than a little unsettling.

He was talking about JFK, of course. Who else?

Richard A. Epstein
Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Comeuppance For Obama's Presidential Center."

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