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Waging War Against The Dead

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The 21st century is in danger of becoming an era of statue smashing and historical erasure. Not since the iconoclasts of the Byzantine Empire or the epidemic of statue destruction during the French Revolution has the world seen anything like the current war on the past.

In the News

Why Pelosi Really Hates Impeachment And Other Commentary

quoting John Yoovia New York Post
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Why did Speaker Nancy Pelosi crush the hopes of Democratic voters by vehemently opposing impeachment? After all, notes Jonathan Turley at The Hill, “Democrats held out the prospect of impeaching President Trump as a top reason for giving them back control of the House.”
Thomas Sowell lauds Friedman’s life and his impact on modern economics and public policy.
In the News

Return Of The Sowell Man

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Front Page Magazine
Monday, March 11, 2019
“Even the best things come to an end,” wrote Thomas Sowell in a December, 2016, column headlined “Farewell.” At the age of 86, the great economist had decided to stop writing his column and “spend less time following politics and more time on my photography.” Since then, Sowell has been rather quiet, but current political trends have prompted him to re-emerge.
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Area 45: The Roberts Court With Adam White

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Area 45
Monday, March 11, 2019

Is Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts the most influential individual in a divided Washington?

Analysis and Commentary

Jacob Vigdor On Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage

by David R. Hendersonvia The Library of Economics and Liberty
Monday, March 11, 2019
In the latest EconTalk, both host Russ Roberts and economist interviewee Jacob Vigdor do a great job of discussing Vigdor’s and his colleagues’ 2016 study of Seattle’s large increase in the minimum wage. Russ asks pretty much all the right questions at all the right points. I highly recommend it.

Victor Davis Hanson: Trump Is Winning Because Agenda 'Tailor-Made' For Working-Class

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, March 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson notes that President Trump won in 2016, and continues to hold sizable support because his agenda is "tailor-made" for key constituencies throughout the country that have become disillusioned with politics.


Conserving International Order

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, March 9, 2019

In the United States, conservatism and liberalism — often to the consternation of conservatives and liberals — are ineluctably intertwined. This turns out to be true of foreign affairs as well as of domestic affairs. Attention to this entwinement helps bring into focus the key question concerning the contemporary dispute about the post-World War II international order and the United States’ role in maintaining it: What policies best advance America’s interest in conserving freedom?


Raghuram Rajan: Inequality In America

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia NPR
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow  Raghuram Rajan discusses how technology has made globalization possible, but it made inequality in the US much worse. Rajan examines inequality, what it means, and how is can be a benefit for everyone.

In the News

Socialist Sentiment Compared To Cult Conversion

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The National Center
Thursday, March 7, 2019

In a recent and very troubling poll, Americans were split – dead even – on the question of whether or not the United States was the source of all the world’s problems.

In the News

A Classicist Makes The Case For Trump

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia The American Conservative
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson sees in the president shades of Achilles and Ajax. And maybe that's just what the country needs.


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