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The Selfish Actors Of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Many people benefit from the lawbreaking: The Mexican and Central American governments, the Democratic party, employers, ethnic activists, rich progressives, and the illegal border crossers themselves.

In the News

Trump’s Outbursts And Autocratic Ploys Endanger American Democracy

quoting Larry Diamondvia The Los Angeles Times
Monday, July 15, 2019

Since President Trump famously hates to read, it’s unlikely that he has studied historical texts on how leaders with autocratic tendencies — even duly elected ones — have turned their countries into dictatorships.

Analysis and Commentary

Michael Brendan Dougherty On My Father Left Me Ireland

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 15, 2019

Author and journalist Michael Brendan Dougherty talks about his book My Father Left Me Ireland with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Dougherty talks about the role of cultural and national roots in our lives and the challenges of cultural freedom in America. What makes us feel part of something? Do you feel American or just someone who happens to live within its borders? When are people willing to die for their country or a cause? These are some of the questions Dougherty grapples with in his book and in this conversation.

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Area 45: The US-UK “Special Relationship” With Andrew Roberts

interview with Andrew Robertsvia Area 45
Friday, July 12, 2019

Is the US-UK relationship on shaky ground?

In the News

The Fake News Atom Bomb

quoting Herbert Linvia GZERO
Thursday, July 11, 2019

In this month's Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, the folks who created the famous "Doomsday Clock" to remind us of the continued risk of nuclear war, cyber expert Herbert Lin makes a startling claim: False information threatens the future of humanity.


John Yoo Says Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers Know That They Are In A Tough Spot

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about what Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers should do, which is reach a plea bargain so that the case never makes it into a courtroom.
Analysis and Commentary

As The British Envoy Just Learned, Loose Lips Sink Diplomats

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 11, 2019

If the truth can set you free, then the British ambassador to Washington is now free as a bird. Unfortunately for him, he will no longer be soaring over America’s capital or hovering anywhere near the White House. In fact, the president made sure this British goose got cooked.


Make Central America Great Again

by George P. Shultz, Pedro Aspevia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

To stanch the flow of illegal aliens, pour U.S. foreign aid into improving their home countries.

Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts On The Resilient Performance Podcast

featuring Russell Robertsvia Resilient Performance Systems
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Russ Roberts discusses online behavior, outrage, trends, unintended consequences of online activism, and how we can alter incentives to steer us away from outrage.

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The Libertarian: Trump, Twitter, And The First Amendment

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Were federal courts right to limit the president’s control of his social media account?


Virtues Task Force