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Checks, Balances, And Guardrails

by Michael McConnellvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Constitution, by standing firm on individual rights, makes it as hard as possible for mass movements to impose their will on the nation.


Lanhee Chen: Second Night Of Unrest Over Fatal Police Shooting In Philadelphia

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSN
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the police shooting and unrest in Philadelphia.

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Area 45: And The Winner Is . . .

interview with David Brady, Douglas Rivers, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

What do the polls suggest about the health of the two candidacies? 


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "A More Effective Trump, Yes — But Enough To Make A Difference?"


California’s Blue Baseball Team Has Had Its Struggles, But It’s The Big Blue State That Keeps Striking Out

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

If you watched the Los Angeles Dodgers in this year’s World Series, you may have noticed that America’s “fall classic” was also Greek classic in its plotline.

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Issue 2003: A November Election As Usual In California: A Crowded Initiative Slate

via Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A new issue of Eureka is now available online. Eureka was created to serve as an occasional discussion of the policy, political and economic issues confronting California. Like the Golden State motto from which this forum’s title was borrowed, the goal here is one of discovery – identifying underlying problems and offering reasonable and common-sense reforms for America’s great nation-state.

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Proposition 22—The Future Of California’s Gig Economy

by Mira Farkavia Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In just a few days, Californians will cast a hugely consequential vote. It won’t be for president of the United States—if the polls are to believed, and based in part on the last presidential election, California has all but made up its mind as to which septuagenarian should lead the Free World.

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Proposition 18—Should Seventeen-Year-Olds Be Allowed To Vote?

by David Davenportvia Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

California’s Proposition 18 on this year’s ballot is like those television commercials that may be clever but where, in the end, you fail to see the point or even remember the product being advertised. It would amend the California constitution to allow seventeen-year-olds who would turn eighteen by the time of the next general election to vote in primaries or special elections.

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Proposition 16 – Whether To Restore Racial Quotas In California

by Thomas Campbellvia Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Proposition 16, on the ballot this November, aims to repeal Proposition 209, passed by California voters in 1996 (it received 54.5 percent support at the time). 

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California’s Election: Registered Excitement And The Traditional “Airing Of Grievances”

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

If you were anticipating a calm election in California, there’s still time to move to another state—maybe not neighboring Arizona, a pivotal battleground state, but some other state with less baggage.