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Inconvenient And Unreported Weather Fact: We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Would it surprise you to learn the greatest global two-year cooling event of the last century just occurred? From February 2016 to February 2018 (the latest month available) global average temperatures dropped 0.56°C.

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The First Pro-Israel Administration

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Front Page Magazine
Thursday, May 17, 2018

After Hamas terrorists kidnapped and murdered three Israel teens (one of them Israeli-American), Barack Obama urged Israel not to “destabilize the situation.” Secretary of State John Kerry warned that, “The perpetrators must be brought to justice... without destabilizing the situation.” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psak told, "Both sides to exercise restraint and avoid the types of steps that could destabilize the situation."

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The Miraculous Image Rehabilitation Of Former Republican Presidents

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, May 17, 2018

When Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980, many in the media considered him a dangerous extremist. Some reporters warned that Reagan courted nuclear war and would tank the economy. He certainly was not like the gentleman Republican and moderate ex-President Gerald Ford.

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Will Democrats Take Over the House?

by David Bradyvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Six months out, the signs are good.

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Cryptocurrencies ‘Innovative’ But ‘Pose Challenges’: Federal Reserve Governor

quoting Kevin Warshvia CCN.com
Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Federal Reserve has been giving cryptocurrencies and their potential impact on the economy a great deal of thought lately. Most recently, Fed Governor Lael Brainard provided a rare tilt of the Fed’s hand on digital currencies, taking more time, offering more details than usual and demonstrating the resources that the agency has dedicated to understanding this market.

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Debunking The Intellectual Lethargy Of Foreign Policy Elites

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Eurasia Review
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Palaver-filled torpor is an apt description for an article published by Foreign Affairs on April 30 titled, “Time for a New U.S. Foreign Policy Narrative: A Better Alternative to Trump’s ‘America First,” by Ian Bremmer and Joe Kennedy III. They begin the piece demonizing Trump’s understanding of the US’ role in the world.

Analysis and Commentary

China Leadership Monitor Issue 56

via Hoover Daily Report
Thursday, May 17, 2018

The spring issue of the China Leadership Monitor is now available online. The China Leadership Monitor seeks to inform the American foreign policy community about current trends in China's leadership politics and in its foreign and domestic policies. 

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Ed Lazear: Helping The U.S. Economy Keep Up

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia The Catalyst
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear says that the United States will face increasing economic competition from fast-growing countries like China and India while technological advances change the makeup of the job market. To minimize disruption, innovation in our education system and fair immigration policy are necessary.

Analysis and Commentary

Little Pink House Is A 9

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, May 17, 2018

I saw the movie Little Pink House in Monterey on Tuesday night. Here's the trailer. I rate movies on a scale of 1 to 10. Anything 7 or over is one I'm glad I saw and would recommend. Little Pink House is a 9.

Analysis and Commentary

Science Triumphs At The EPA. For Now.

by Henry I. Millervia Science 2.0
Thursday, May 17, 2018

In The Neonic Ban: A Scientific Fraud Becomes Enshrined In EU Regulatory Law, I described the many elements of corruption that led to Europe’s recently announced ban on neonic insecticides (“neonics”) which is based on the fallacy that they are responsible for a supposed collapse in bee populations. In fact, bee populations are rising on every habitable continent in the world, and have been since neonics first came on the market.

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