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Anti-Liberal Zealotry Part III: Locke And The Liberal Tradition

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Policy
Friday, September 21, 2018

In “Why Liberalism Failed,” Patrick Deneen attributes to John Locke’s liberalism the purpose of emancipating individuals from every imaginable form of constraint. This undergirds Deneen’s thesis that liberalism promulgates false and self-defeating ideas about human nature, morality, and politics.

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Are We On The Verge Of Civil War?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, September 21, 2018

Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of the Civil War, rather than in 2018, during the greatest age of affluence, leisure, and freedom in the history of civilization.

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Wages Are Growing Faster Than You Think

by David R. Henderson quoting Michael J. Boskinvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 20, 2018

[Subscription Required] Standard wage data show that between the spring of 2017 and the spring of 2018, real wages in the U.S. increased only 0.1%. But there are three major problems with these data.

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Climate Change And Water Scarcity A National Issue

quoting Alice Hillvia ENCA
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Governments need to start treating water as a national security issue. This according to Alice Hill, an American expert who specialises on the effects of climate change, among others.

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ECB: No Plans For State-Backed Crypto

quoting Kevin Warshvia The Bitcoin Mag
Thursday, September 20, 2018
In a recent letter to Jonás Fernández – a member of the European Parliament – European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi stated that “the ECB and the Eurosystem currently have no plans to issue a central bank digital currency.” Draghi clarified that he currently sees no “concrete need” to issue a digital currency.
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DAR Brings “The Hello Girls” Author To Navasota

featuring Elizabeth Cobbsvia Navasota Examiner
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Elizabeth Cobbs, Ph.D., author of “The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers,” was the guest speaker Saturday, Sept. 15, at a luncheon hosted by the Robert Raines Chapter of the National Society-Daughters of the American Revolution.
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A Power Struggle In Berlin Masquerades As A War Between Good And Evil

by Josef Joffevia The Washington Post
Thursday, September 20, 2018

[Subscription Required] Germans are not renowned for their sense of humor, but this farce beats Monty Python. Imagine that President Trump had dismissed his FBI director by promoting him to undersecretary in the Justice Department, with a higher rank and salary.

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Seven Considerations, With Less Than Seven Weeks Until Election Day

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Earlier this week, we moved within seven weeks of Election Day. Here are seven plot lines to ponder as we near the first referendum on the Trump Era.

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Hanson: China Is A Greater Threat Than Russia

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia The Collegian
Thursday, September 20, 2018
With all the talk about Russia these days, one might forget that there are other countries that pose a threat to the United States — a far greater threat, perhaps.
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New Data: Democrats Crushing Republicans In 2018 Elections

quoting David Bradyvia Axios
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Riding a surge of enthusiasm in opposition to President Trump, more Democrats turned out in the primaries for House elections than Republicans this year — the first time that has happened since 2008.

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