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“Shop ‘Til You Drop” In California, But Don’t Take The Show To Ohio

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, May 19, 2022

The grass may not be greener on the other side coast, given California’s rain-starved, ever-browning landscape, but still, you can’t blame national Democrats for envying their Golden State kin.


Is Biden's 'Success' Our Mess?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

What Americans see as an abject catastrophe, the Biden Administration cheers on as stunning and planned progress.


State Of Emergency

by Russell A. Bermanvia First Things
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Whether we describe our current condition in terms of postmodernism, neoliberalism, or globalization, the core problem is the loosening of traditional social bonds and institutions. The impact of social media and the transformation of the public sphere by the internet have surely accelerated this development. One consequence is the potential for greater volatility, since public opinion is less disciplined by establishment gatekeepers now than it was in the past. 

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All The Wrong Moves On Energy Markets

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Biden administration ignores immediate pain to promote illusive future gain.

Analysis and Commentary

Buffalo And The Myth Of Racist America

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

What connects the tragedies of May 25, 2020, and May 14, 2022? The straightforward answer, at least according to many in the media and on the Left, is systemic racism.

Analysis and Commentary

Assessing The Nation’s Report Card: Challenges And Choices For NAEP

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Assessing the Nation’s Report Card: Challenges and Choices for NAEP is available for purchase from Harvard Education Press and Amazon, among other bookstores.


“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”

In the News

McMaster Says AI Can Help Beat Adversaries, Overcome ‘Critical Challenges’

featuring H. R. McMastervia Defense News
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Artificial intelligence and related digital tools can help warn of natural disasters, combat global warming and fast-track humanitarian aid, according to retired Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a onetime Trump administration national security adviser.


President Biden’s Policy Changes For Offensive Cyber Operations

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

On May 13, a Washington Post story indicated that changes to U.S. policy regarding offensive cyber operations are imminent. These changes would refine the Trump administration policy as promulgated under National Security Presidential Memorandum 13 (NSPM-13) in 2018. To understand the story underlying this change, it is helpful to review the history of presidential guidance and policy regarding offensive cyber operations.

In the News

Economists Trash Dems’ Fuel Price Control Proposal: ‘Can’t Believe They’re Dumb Enough To Do This’

quoting John H. Cochranevia Daily Caller
Monday, May 16, 2022

Several economists slammed a Democratic proposal making its way through Congress that would enable energy price controls amid record high fuel costs.