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America’s Waning Commitment To The Promise Of The First Amendment

quoting John Villasenorvia The Hill
Friday, February 16, 2018

The creation of the First Amendment by our nation’s founders demonstrated a profound commitment to human dignity, reason and the search for truth. First Amendment protections for speech, press and religion affirmed the principle that free expression is part of basic humanity.

In the News

Character Counts: What Really Makes Us Who We Are?

quoting George P. Shultzvia Christian Today
Friday, February 16, 2018

I was at a meeting recently and we were all asked to say some words about ourselves. People spoke about their qualifications, about the jobs they'd done and books they'd written. They were an impressive bunch. But I was getting very bored indeed.

Featured

Technology Theft Goes Both Ways – As China Is Discovering

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Spectator
Friday, February 16, 2018

Beijing is starting to worry that the rest of the world will steal its advanced technology. The Chinese military is calling for stronger protection of the country’s intellectual property, particularly in sensitive defence areas. Supercomputers, drones, rocket launchers and the like, were singled out as areas where ‘generations’ of Chinese research cannot be allowed to be put at risk.

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The Progressives’ Legacy: Debt, Deficit, And Entitlements

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, February 16, 2018

The high cost of rejecting human nature and simple mathematics.

Analysis and Commentary

The Tragedy Of Modern Academia

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Alternate title: Don Boudreaux explains my motivation in two paragraphs.

In the News

History As Networks In Ferguson's 'The Square And The Tower

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Inside Higher Education
Thursday, February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.

DACA Deal: GOP Should Join Trump In Demanding Real Immigration Reform In Exchange For Any Amnesty

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, February 15, 2018

President Trump was right to demand Wednesday that new immigration legislation provide at least $25 billion to secure our southern border, end chain migration that allows legal immigrants to bring their extended families to the U.S., and end a diversity lottery system that gives preferential treatment to immigrants from nations that send few people to America.

Analysis and Commentary

Steve Poizner Adds Some Spice To 2018 Election

by Bill Whalenvia The Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Rather than more idle speculation over who will be the next governor of California, let’s look at an office further down the ladder – state insurance commissioner.

In the News

Is It All About Networking?

featuring Niall Fergusonvia LawFare
Thursday, February 15, 2018

These days, everyone seems to meet online. People looking for dating partners now rely on specialized websites, along with people looking for explanations of arcane questions, people looking for angry confirmation of their own darkest suspicions—and people seeking advice about how to make a bomb and why they should set it off. Doesn’t our world now turn on cyber connections of one sort or another?

In the News

Make College Degrees Valuable Again

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Winter brings closure to millions of high school students filling out college applications. To the best of their ability, they have cemented their steps toward a brighter future. Meanwhile, newspapers will fill those students with the anxiety that college is becoming a Fort Knox, locking the non-worthy out of a sanctuary.

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