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Bernie Sanders Goes Completely Sideways On California’s Housing Crisis

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders is downright angry with Apple for its efforts to address California’s housing crisis. Last month, Apple announced it would contribute $2.5 billion, including $1 billion in new housing, $1 billion in mortgage assistance, and $300 million of Apple-owned land to be used for affordable housing.


Who's Afraid Of The Federal Debt?

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Congratulations, Washington, you have set another record. The Treasury Department announced recently that the federal deficit rose an astounding 26% during the last fiscal year, bringing the total one-year deficit to nearly $1 trillion. The cumulative federal debt is now more than $22 trillion, greater than our total gross domestic product for the year. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has declared the debt situation “unsustainable.”


The Impeachment Clock

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Time is not on Adam Schiff’s side.

Analysis and Commentary

Max Zahn's Zinger

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, November 18, 2019

I shouldn’t have talked to Max Zahn.

Analysis and Commentary

The South Didn’t Rise Again (For The President), But A Post-Trump Conversation Already Has

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, November 18, 2019

Here’s a pop quiz for you. Choose which of these two performers had a worse weekend in the Deep South: Tua Tagovailoa, the University of Alabama’s star quarterback, whose season (and possibly his college career) came to an abrupt end on this play; or President Trump, the Republicans’ quarterback, who was unceremoniously sacked in Louisiana’s gubernatorial race as he tried to push a GOP challenger across the goal line.

Analysis and Commentary

Impeachment Re-Pete

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, November 18, 2019

They may not be watching the hearings in Re-Pete’s Saloon & Grill in Wisconsin. But they can smell something fishy cooking in the Washington grease. 

In the News

Warmer Winters Won’t Mean Fewer Deaths

quoting Thomas Gale Moorevia Bloomberg
Monday, November 18, 2019

Temperature isn’t the only reason mortality spikes from December to March.

Analysis and Commentary

Laughter As Medicine

by Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia The American Interest
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

To fight populism, we need to adopt a response not just for coping, but for overcoming and ultimately restoring decency and civilized discourse: Laughter.

In the News

Putin Says U.S. Will Have To Shed 755 From Diplomatic Staff In Response To Sanctions

quoting Michael McFaulvia Valliant News
Monday, November 18, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the U.S. diplomatic missions in Moscow and elsewhere in the country will have to reduce their staffs by 755 people, signaling a dramatic escalation in the Russian response to American sanctions over the Kremlin‘s intervention in the 2016 presidential elections.

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The DACA Dilemma

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, November 18, 2019

Congress should fix what the courts and president cannot.