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Republican Embarrassments

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, February 11, 2018

Free-marketers are right that tax cuts stimulate economic growth that in turn lead to expanding production and eventually more federal tax revenue.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Tea Party Is Dead

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, February 11, 2018

"It has finally happened: The Tea Party is dead." So writes Matt Kibbe, one of the original organizers of the Tea Party, in "The Tea Party Is Officially Dead. It Was Killed By Partisan Politics." Reason, February 11. Matt gives a nice brief history of its organization, pointing out how decentralized it has always been.


The Democrats' Best Hope In 2020? Electing More Governors In 2018

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Buried deep in a news cycle chock-full of jaw-dropping events (the Patriots lose, the markets tank, domestic violence casts an ugly shadow over the White House): reports that former Texas congressman and HUD Secretary Julian Castro is visiting New Hampshire.

In the News

Ex-Bush Lawyer: Trump's Memo Decision A 'Massive Strategic Miscalculation'

quoting Jamil Jaffervia The Hill
Friday, February 9, 2018

A former lawyer in the George W. Bush White House on Friday criticized President Trump’s decision to block the release of a memo drafted by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee.

In the News

Where We Are Now

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Powerline
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Collusion hysteria has bedeviled the Trump administration since day 1, precisely as intended. It has brought us the Special Counsel to provide the predicate for the removal of Trump from office. It has produced absurdity upon absurdity delivered by such artists of the calculated lie and the straight face as Adam Schiff. All the while, the mainstream media have made themselves instrumental to the production by serving as the faithful public relations adjunct of the Democratic Party. They are part of the scandal.

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In the News

Bush(43) On Immigrant Cotton Pickers

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Friday, February 9, 2018

Former President George W. Bush, a man whose tenure as president included some things to be admired, stepped into the immigration debate this week in support of the Democrats’ DACA duplicity and deceit.

In the News

The Fight Of Our Lives

featuring Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hanson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Front Page Magazine Online
Friday, February 9, 2018

“Civilizations, empires, great powers, can fall apart very fast. Collapse can come suddenly, like a thief in the night. And we should be very wary of assuming that our civilization, the civilization of the early 21st century West, will oblige us by declining gradually.” That warning from noted historian Niall Ferguson is the opening and the theme of the vital new documentary The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War Against the West from filmmaker Gloria Z. Greenfield.


Jamil Jaffer On House Intelligence Committee Memos And The Mueller Investigation

interview with Jamil Jaffervia C-SPAN
Friday, February 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses the latest on the Mueller investigation and disputes over House Intelligence Committee memos.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Comeuppance For Obama's Presidential Center."

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson – FISA-Gate And The Left’s Counterfeit Elitism

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the damaging disclosure about Obama keeping tabs on the FBI Hillary Clinton email investigation, State Department unmasking, why Hillary's and Obama's hubris may be their own downfall, and how this can very well be a Watergate or Iran-Contra type scandal.


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