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Coerced Egalitarianism Isn’t Fair At All

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia Independent Institute
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Equality sounds great, but is the coercive pursuit of equality routinely leading to inequality—or worse things, like systematic injustice and abuse? Could the modern romance with egalitarianism be a destructive flirtation?

In the News

Shadow Open Market Committee Hears How To Promote Fed Independence

quoting Charles Calomirisvia The Bond Buyer
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

There are ways to promote the Federal Reserve’s independence, but it would require changes to the current system, which is based on a “fuzzy mandate,” according to members of the Shadow Open Market Committee.

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Area 45: Brady And Rivers: Impeachment . . . By The Numbers

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The talk of impeachment and its impact on the popularity of President Trump.

Analysis and Commentary

Our Strength And Our Prosperity Depend On Our Diversity: Reality Or Ideology?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Economic growth is driven by increases in productivity and labor.  However, not all labor is the same.  Some is low-skilled, low-valued-added, while other labor is high-skilled, high-value-added.  It makes a big difference in the rate of growth if the increase in labor is low-skilled or high-skilled.
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The Rehnquist Files: How The Last Chief Justice Handled An Impeachment Trial

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia CNN
Sunday, September 29, 2019

Two decades ago, Chief Justice William Rehnquist captured unprecedented attention as he presided over the Senate trial of a president, a role that would fall to Chief Justice John Roberts if the US House were to impeach President Donald Trump and a Senate trial were launched.

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Whistleblowers: What Does US Law Say About Them?

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Breitbart
Friday, September 27, 2019

US law protects whistleblowers in the intelligence community, like the person who filed a complaint about US President Donald Trump’s dealing with Ukraine’s leader, but the confidential nature of the information they handle presents additional hurdles.

In the News

The Realist Case For Impeachment

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Foreign Policy
Friday, September 27, 2019

The U.S. president needs the public’s trust to conduct foreign policy. Donald Trump has forfeited it.

White House at night
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Impeachment Comes With A Foreign Policy Silver Lining

quoting John Yoovia Bloomberg Quint
Friday, September 27, 2019

Even before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pulled the trigger on an investigation into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, there were fears and complaints that impeachment proceedings would dangerously compromise U.S. foreign policy. Beyond just stifling the president’s communications with foreign leaders, wrote former Justice Department official John Yoo, Congress “would seize the upper hand in foreign affairs, which has produced disasters.”


The Death Of American Citizenship

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Open borders and sanctuary cities are blurring the distinction between illegal immigrants and Americans, and activist judges are eroding the Bill of Rights.

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The Libertarian: Impeachment And Trump’s Ukrainian Transcript

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Do the allegations of President Trump pressuring Ukraine’s government provide legitimate grounds for impeachment?


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