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Joe Biden And Tim Scott Encapsulate The Classical Right-Left Divide

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Monday, May 3, 2021

In their dueling speeches last week, President Joe Biden and Republican Sen. Tim Scott agreed on a few things while disagreeing on many. The headlines after Biden spoke to Congress, and Scott responded for Republicans, were mostly about expensive new government programs and racism.


The Bleak Biden Way

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, May 2, 2021

What is the Biden way? To surveille, monitor, root out, raid, jail, confine, and smear all impediments to fundamental transformation.


An Open Letter To Swarthmore President Valerie Smith

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Dear President Smith, Thank you for your “Reflections on Yesterday’s Verdict,” which you sent to Swarthmore students, alumni, faculty, and staff on April 21 and posted on the college’s website.


The First 99 Days

by Niall Fergusonvia Persuasion
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Edward Luce, Niall Ferguson, Emily Yoffe, Moisés Naím and other friends of Persuasion assess the start of Joe Biden's presidency.

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Making Congress Work: A Bipartisan Policy Discussion With Senator Jack Reed

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Senator Jack Reed in conversation with Kevin Hassett on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET.

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Biden’s Tax-And-Spend Excesses

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, April 29, 2021

The new administration is putting us on a road towards higher debt and lower growth.

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Law Talk: Guns, Cheerleaders, And Polygamy

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo, Troy Senikvia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Thursday, April 29, 2021

A roundup of new cases before the Supreme Court.


Will California Recalls Result In Changes To The Process?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Tempting though it may be, this column won’t be about Caitlyn Jenner’s curious run for governor of California —the former Olympic decathlete and Kardashian patriarch turned transgender activist having formalized her candidacy late last week.


The Politics Of Identity Politics: Learning From A German Discussion

by Russell A. Bermanvia Telos Press
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Criticism of identity politics is hardly new. The insistence on—or “celebration” of—fractional community identities rather than a common good was presented as an explanation for Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 presidential election. No coalition of separate groups will ever be able to muster the political magnetism of an inclusive rhetoric of national solidarity. That is the first problem: how identity politics divides, rather than unites.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The spring issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 


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