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Trump 2020? Possible, But Through Path Of Potholes

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, February 5, 2018

Sometimes an agonized facial expression speaks louder than a thousand words. As President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address last week, the Democratic side of the House of Representatives was one big rictus of pain.

Analysis and Commentary

Here Comes The Dems’ Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Monday, February 5, 2018

After FISA memo, are leftists fearful of an approaching political reckoning?

Analysis and Commentary

Super Bowl LII Meets Collusion Bowl II

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Saturday, February 3, 2018

The New York Yankees won 11 World Series during the presidencies of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman. The UCLA Bruins ruled college basketball nine out of 10 years during the presidencies of Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Analysis and Commentary

Helen Pluckrose And James Lindsay On The Enemies Of Modernity

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Saturday, February 3, 2018

Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about their essay on the enemies of modernity. Pluckrose and Lindsay argue that modernity--by which they mean democracy, reason, and individual liberty--is under attack from pre-modern and post-modern ideological enemies. They discuss why modernity is under attack and encourage people on the political left and right to support modernity.

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How Federal Policies Mortgage The Future

quoting John F. Coganvia Chicago Tribune
Friday, February 2, 2018

Twenty or 50 years from now, the uproar over the House intelligence committee memo will be no more than a footnote to history, and many Americans living then will have fading memories, if any, of the Trump administration. But they will be sure to feel the consequence of other policies, little noticed now, that will weigh more heavily with each passing year.

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Jamil Jaffer: How The House Intel Memo May Derail Trump’s Agenda

interview with Jamil Jaffervia Fox Business
Friday, February 2, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses how the recently released intelligence memo will impact the White House’s agenda.

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The Ticking Memo

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, February 2, 2018

The House Intelligence Committee memo is pretty simple. It should not have been classified and thus far withheld from the public. In fact, far more information now needs to be released.

Analysis and Commentary

The McGahn Cover Letter In Light Of The Trump Tweet

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Nunes memo was thoroughly debunked less than 12 hours after its publication. The sources of this debunking transcended politics, and ranged from The Intercept and Marcy Wheeler to Paul Rosenzweig and David French.

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How Trump’s Allies Fanned An Ember Of Controversy Into Flames Of Outrage

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The New York Times
Friday, February 2, 2018

The release of the memo mattered less than #releasethememo. After weeks of buildup, the three-and-a-half-page document about alleged F.B.I. abuses during the 2016 presidential campaign made public on Friday was broadly greeted with criticism, including by some Republicans. They said it cherry-picked information, made false assertions and was overly focused on an obscure, low-level Trump campaign adviser, Carter Page.

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Give Trump More Nuclear Weapons And More Ways To Use Them? Not A Good Idea

quoting George P. Shultzvia CNN
Friday, February 2, 2018

Sixty percent of the American public already doesn't trust President Donald Trump with nuclear weapons. That number could be about to rise.

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