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In the News

Werlin: Role Of Prices In A Modern Economy

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Herald Tribune
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

In anticipation of the 2020 elections, candidates have made campaign promises to make our country better. The high costs of a college education, medical treatment, improving our environment, housing, etc. are just some of our current problems. President Trump puts a heavy emphasis on the marketplace to provide needed products and services. By contrast, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders embrace more government intervention.


Victor Davis Hanson: Lewandowski Says Media’s Impeachment Push Will Backfire

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the media's impeachment push.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Beware A “War” On Climate Change

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Politicians have learned that, if they don’t know how to solve a problem, they declare a war on it.


Keep It Steady And Cool With Iran, America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

And keep pumping that American oil and gas.

In the News

Impeachment Is A Hail Mary

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Monday, September 30, 2019

Why don’t Democrats press policy instead of trying to unseat the president? Victor Davis Hanson at American Greatness gives the “simple ­answer: None of [the Dems’] issues poll anywhere near 50 percent ­approval.”

In the News

Fed Should Avoid Undermining Itself, Plosser Tells Shadow Committee

featuring Charles I. Plosservia The Bond Buyer
Monday, September 30, 2019

Not all of the threats and challenges to the Federal Reserve’s independence and credibility are external, according to former Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser.

In the News

What Impeachment Could Mean For The Economy

quoting Kevin Hassettvia Politico
Monday, September 30, 2019

How impeachment could impact the economy — I write here this morning about ways in which a long and ugly impeachment battle could hamper an economy that is already in a bit of a slow patch. Risks include a stalled USMCA and hits to consumer and business confidence. During the Clinton impeachment in 1998, growth surged close to 5 percent, offering a political buffer.

In the News

Governments Should Learn To Tolerate Criticism, Suppressing It Can Lead To Mistakes: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia The Economic Times
Monday, September 30, 2019

Suppressing dissent can lead to bad policies being passed, former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan said in a LinkedIn Post on Monday. Stressing on the importance of criticism in a democracy, Rajan, who is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, wrote that governments that show lack of tolerance towards public, as well as internal, criticism do themselves a gross disservice.

In the News

The Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle: Have We Explored All The Requirements?

cited H. R. McMastervia American Military News
Monday, September 30, 2019

In 1990, I was a young Marine Corps Captain attending the US Army Armor Advanced Course in Ft. Knox, Kentucky.  One insightful book that stood out was “King of the Killing Zone: The Story of the M-1, America’s Super Tank” by Orr Kelly, a longtime Washington defense reporter. 

Analysis and Commentary

Could This Be Trump's Chernobyl?

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, September 30, 2019

Ukrainians look like Europeans, but — as a survey carried out for this year’s YES revealed — they are closer to Brazilians in their attitudes. They are sick of the status quo. And they are willing to gamble on a complete political outsider in the hope of radical change.


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