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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show: Did Pres Obama Have The Constitutional Power To Do DACA? Apparently Not. (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 22, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The DACA Dilemma."


Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Fox News article "Fear of a deep state coup is not just right-wing paranoia."

Analysis and CommentaryPolitics

Peggy Noonan Reminds Us Why Trump Won

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, November 22, 2019

Three years after outsider Donald Trump blew up the political world with his implausible victory over the consummate insider, Hillary Clinton, many establishment Republicans still don’t get it. From their elite cocoon, they continue to indulge the hauteur that put off ordinary voters who had grown tired of a fossilized political class that serially ignored their interests.

In the News

New Polling Suggests Democrats’ Impeachment Push Could Alienate Key Voters

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Vanity Fair
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Data exclusive to Vanity Fair shows impeachment could be a losing issue for Democrats hoping to recruit Independents in 2020. “Lots of people who don’t like Trump who are still prepared to vote for him,” says one political science expert.

In the News

Former High State Dept Official: There Is A Trump Doctrine

quoting Kiron K. Skinnervia The Jerusalem Post
Thursday, November 21, 2019
According to officials in the Trump Administration, there is in fact a Trump Doctrine, contrary to criticisms that U.S. foreign policy is in disarray.

Kissinger Discusses U.S.-China Relations With Niall Ferguson At New Economy Forum

by Niall Ferguson interview with Henry A. Kissingervia Bloomberg Politics
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Niall Ferguson and Henry Kissinger discuss the relationship between the United States and China.

Is President Trump Imperious? Definitely. Is He Infallible? Absolutely Not!

by Markos Kounalakis
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Distinguishing a monarchy from a republic is a civics lesson once taught in school. Our education system dumped civic literacy a while back, so it might be time for a national refresher course. We all need it, especially he of self-proclaimed “great and unmatched wisdom” — Trump the Infallible.


Is It Time For California To Start Uttering The “D-Word”: Drought?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, November 21, 2019

If you’re in the market for a lighthearted look at the outré existence that is high-end Southern California, might I suggest L.A. Story, a 1991 comedy starring Steve Martin as Harris K. Telemacher, a local weatherman who’s lost his way spiritually and professionally.

Analysis and CommentaryPolitics

The Night The Lights Should Have Gone Out In Georgia

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Not long into Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta, it was apparent that at least one of the ten candidates on the stage had a major policy beef: America as the only industrialized nation in the world without a federal paid family leave program.

Policy BriefsFeatured

Larry Diamond On Promoting Liberty And Free Societies

by Larry Diamondvia PolicyEd
Thursday, November 21, 2019

The United States must regain its sense of purpose in the ideological struggle for freedom and liberty.


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