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Analysis and Commentary

Defeat And The Dossier Explain Everything

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Donald Trump’s former consiglieri Michael Cohen, along with being charged with tax avoidance and improper business deals, allegedly is guilty also of trying to leverage money and attention by exaggerating his influence with candidate and later President Trump.

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Mueller Pressing Hard On Trump Tower Meeting

quoting John Yoovia Power Line Blog
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Rudy Giuliani says Team Mueller doesn’t believe President Trump’s claim that he was unaware in advance of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian-connected lawyer. Giuliani concludes this from his understanding of the way Mueller’s team interrogated Paul Manafort.

Analysis and Commentary

Branko Milonavic's Confusion On Inequality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Branko Milonavic is one of the most prominent writers on economic inequality. So when he wrote a recent article on why he cares about inequality, I looked forward to reading it so that I would understand better why he cares. Disclosure: As long as pretty much everyone is doing better economically, I don’t care about inequality.

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Speed Of Revolving Door Between SEC And Private Sector Is Shocking, Says Expert On Regulatory Capture

quoting Amit Seru via Market Watch
Friday, December 7, 2018

The revolving door at the Securities and Exchange Commission is making it difficult for an already embattled regulator to fight the excesses of Corporate America, a leading scholar on the subject says.

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Trump's Meddling Is Bad For The Economy

quoting Steven J. Davisvia Chicago Tribune
Friday, December 7, 2018

One crucial test of leadership is knowing when to leave well enough alone. Fixing things that are going badly can be hard. What is easy is not screwing up things that are doing fine without your help.

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The Media’s Revisionist History Of Republican Presidents

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Times Record
Friday, December 7, 2018

Some things look worse over time — bread, milk, my hairline. Other things get better — wine, cheese, Tom Brady.

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Merkel Protege Kramp-Karrenbauer Succeeds Her As German CDU Leader

quoting Josef Joffevia UK Reuters
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Germany’s Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe’s most influential leader as chancellor.

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“Lessons In Leadership” On Morning Energy

quoting Josef Joffevia WMNF
Thursday, December 6, 2018

On December 3, 2018,  CNN.com published an article about the personal account of a former Chairman and CEO of Baxter International who shared a 3-hour plan ride with former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in March of 2000. 

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Merkel Protege Kramp-Karrenbauer Succeeds Her As German CDU Leader

quoting Josef Joffevia US News
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Germany's Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe's most influential leader as chancellor.

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Beware Of The Big-Government Right

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Oren Cass’s new book contains a flawed game plan for America.

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