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Analysis and Commentary

Court Packing Madness

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

While the rest of us enjoy basketball’s March Madness, progressives are creating madness of their own. The latest is their proposal to pack the Supreme Court by adding new seats on the Court for the next president to fill. This is clearly a political ploy to change the present 5-4 conservative makeup to a 6-5 liberal one.

In the News

Chicago Police Union Protest Jussie Smollett Case: ‘Foxx Must Go!’

quoting John Yoovia Breitbart
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago is protesting outside the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office on Monday, demanding the resignation of top prosecutor Kim Foxx after her office dropped all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.


Victor Davis Hanson: Pushing The Limits

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Monday, April 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about growing up on a multi-generational farm, why he decided to write his new book, and his opinions on today's political landscape.

Analysis and Commentary

What Joe Biden's Hands Say About His Grip On The Democratic Field

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, April 1, 2019

I’m watching what’s transpired in the world of Joe Biden over the past 72 hours – ever since a former Democratic candidate in Nevada publicly asked: “why is the vice-president of the United States touching me?” – and two thoughts come to mind. One is: different campaign, different set of standards. The other: welcome, Mr. Vice President, to your party’s Unwelcome Wagon. Let’s start with the concept of changing standards.

Michael McFaul Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee

interview with Michael McFaulvia House Intelligence
Thursday, March 28, 2019

On March 28, 2019, Michael McFaul testified before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The hearing, "Putin’s Playbook: The Kremlin’s Use of Oligarchs, Money and Intelligence in 2016 and Beyond” included testimony by Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia and Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University.


Doc Holliday Interviews Victor Davis Hanson About “The Case For Trump”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Web Talk Radio
Monday, April 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his new book, The Case for Trump.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Fixing The Culture Of Contempt

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, April 1, 2019

In a new book, Love Your Enemies, Arthur Brooks describes the rise of a “culture of contempt”—a habit of seeing people who disagree with us not as merely incorrect or misguided, but as worthless--and considers what we can do to bridge divides and mend relationships.


John Yoo On If The President Has Too Much Power

interview with John Yoovia CNN
Monday, April 1, 2019

Hoover Institution Fellow John Yoo notes that the president's power has expanded over time, so congress needs to increase its power and responsibility with checks on the president.


Historian And Author Victor Davis Hanson Makes 'The Case For Trump'

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson offers historical perspective on political outsider President Trump's election and policy wins.

Analysis and Commentary

The Tables Turn In Russian Collusion Hunt

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The irony of the entire Russian collusion hoax is that accusers who cried the loudest about leaking, collusion, lying, and obstruction are themselves soon very likely to be accused of just those crimes.


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