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The Libertarian: Russia Redux

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Everything you need to know about executive privilege, congressional contempt, and the ongoing fight over the Mueller Report.

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Victor Davis Hanson on “The Case for Trump”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 6, 2019


Victor Davis Hanson analyzes the 2016 presidential election and the success of President Trump in his new book, The Case for Trump.

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The Libertarian: Showdown On Pennsylvania Avenue

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, May 3, 2019

Congress and the White House clash over the consequences of the Mueller Report.

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Reasonable Disagreements: The Barr Hearings And The Further Decline Of Congress

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Friday, May 3, 2019

Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the decline of Congress as a constitutional institution, as exemplified by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing with Attorney General Barr.

In the News

Mogadishu Comes To Minneapolis

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ridley Scott’s 2001 masterpiece, “Black Hawk Down,” has become, like his 2000 “Gladiator,” a classic tale of the triumph and tragedy as well as the courage, heroism, and sacrifice of a small band of brothers showcasing crucial elements of what classicist Victor Davis Hanson, has called, “the Western way of war.”

Analysis and Commentary

Venezuelans Will Have To Fight For Their Democracy. Trump Can’t, And Won’t, Do It For Them

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, May 2, 2019

American presidents — and all political leaders — inevitably face trade-offs between conflicting priorities. In Venezuela, President Trump is stuck between a policy rock and a preference hard place, caught between a democratic and humanitarian demand to side with the Venezuelan people and the tough reality that there is very little he can — or really wants — to do.

Analysis and Commentary

A Question On Victims Of Communism Day 2019

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin, over at The Volokh Conspiracy, makes the point that May 1 should be a day to honor victims of Communism. I agree.

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Area 45: The Race For The Presidency With Dave Brady

interview with David Bradyvia Area 45
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Is Bernie Sanders a Trumpian disruptor and is Joe Biden destined for Jeb Bush’s fate?

In the News

How Drug Decriminalization Could Help Stem An Epidemic Of Drug Overdoses

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Globe and Mail
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Three years ago this month, British Columbia responded to the opioid crisis by declaring a public health emergency. The province took steps such as expanding supervised drug-consumption sites and distributing naloxone, an overdose-reversal medication. Estimates suggest that several thousand lives were saved.


The Sowell Of Economics

interview with Thomas Sowellvia The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses discrimination, inequality, and the uses and misuses of economics, which are subjects in his new edition of Discrimination and Disparities.


Virtues Task Force