To the surprise of some, the Republican Congress largely supports Trump's restrictionist approach to immigration. Apparently Republicans are favoring their nativist base over their traditional allies in business. Why?
This Friday, February 2, I’ll be in the Charlotte area for two events: a lunchtime discussion of Scalia Speaks and judicial nominations, sponsored by the Charlotte lawyers chapter of the Federalist Society; and an evening presentation on Scalia Speaks at Belmont Abbey College.
David and Joan Traitel Building, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
The new Stanford initiative Cardinal Conversations examined the intersections of politics and technology with entrepreneurs and Stanford alumni Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel. Historian Niall Ferguson of the Hoover Institution moderated a discussion that included questions from the largely student audience.
For those political watchers convinced that at some point Republicans will push back in meaningful ways against President Trump's assault on democratic norms, today must be another downer. Once again, GOP “leaders” seek to normalize Trump, not combat the erosion of democratic institutions.
The winter issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts.
The War on Cops has established a beachhead in Madison’s high schools. Having been rebuffed by the City Council and Dane County Board, Madison’s noisy social justice warriors are finding sympathetic ears at Madison’s public schools — mainly because the School Board is not hearing from anyone else.