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Analysis and CommentaryPolitics

The Filibuster And Partisanship

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Monday, July 6, 2020

The Wall Street Journal reports that the movement among Senate Democrats to get rid of the filibuster entirely is gaining steam. I think this is a bad idea and will lead to more polarized politics.

Analysis and CommentaryPolitics

Is America Ready For A President Paltrow? “The Politician” Sure Seems To Think So

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Sunday, July 5, 2020

If you’re a fan of the Netflix series The Politician and have yet to binge-watch the second season, please don’t read any further as I’m about to reveal some plot-spoilers.


An Industry Of Untruth

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, July 5, 2020

The brand of all cultural revolutions is untruth about the past and present in order to control the future. Why we have this happening to our country is the only mystery left.


The United States, National Traditions, And Human Rights

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, July 5, 2020

After almost a year of study, public meetings, and deliberations, the State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights is readying a report for public release. Worries abound on Capitol Hill, in the universities, and among NGOs. 


America And China Are Entering The Dark Forest

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, July 5, 2020

To know what the Chinese are really up to, read the futuristic novels of Liu Cixin.

In the News

Joe Biden's Race-Baiting Fourth of July Message

featuring Thomas Sowellvia PJ Media
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Joe Biden talking about systemic racism on the Fourth of July is pretty outrageous, especially given that he has been in a leadership position in the “system” for 50 years. Also, his main accomplishment was the 1994 crime bill that put more black and brown people in jail for more extended periods.
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: From And For: The Prepositions Of Freedom

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Friday, July 3, 2020

When Independence Day comes around, we mostly celebrate what we’re free from. The Declaration of Independence proclaimed our freedom from the King, from his abolishing our laws and taxing us without consent.

Analysis and Commentary

Independence Day And The 'Woke' Revolution

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Friday, July 3, 2020

Not since the Civil War has Independence Day been celebrated amidst such threats to our country’s political heritage.


Kiron Skinner: Civics As A National Security Imperative: Addressing Racial Injustice

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Center for Strategic & International Studies
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses racism in the U.S., tragically evidenced by the killings of Black men and women at the hands of police and reflected in the disparate impact of Covid-19 on people of color, and why these issues should be addressed as a fundamental issue of human rights, but also as national security issues, and how we can empower civic engagement through revitalized civics education in addressing it.


Dr. Scott Atlas On The Larry O'Connor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The Larry O'Connor Show
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas talks about the latest issues surrounding the country reopening following the coronavirus.


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