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The Decline Of Western News

featuring Markos Kounalakisvia World Affairs
Friday, September 7, 2018

Just as the global economy increasingly is influenced by rising powers in the East, so too is the global news media. Today, Western journalism is in decline.


Times Op-Ed The Definitive Proof Of Never-Trump Moral Idiocy

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, September 7, 2018

The New York Times’s just published an anonymous op-ed from a “senior official” in the Trump administration. 


Adam White: "It Turned Out The Documents Had Been Cleared For Release..." Cory Booker Stunts At The Kavanaugh Hearing.

interview with Adam J. Whitevia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White talks about Cory Booker's stunt at the Kavanaugh hearing where Booker claimed he would release documents that had already been cleared for release.

Analysis and Commentary

Federal Employees Often Undercut Their Bosses

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, September 6, 2018

I was traveling yesterday and so it wasn’t until this morning that I had a chance to read, reread, and think about “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” the New York Times’ anonymous op/ed by a Trump administration official. In what follows, I will take the NYT at its word that the editors know who the official is.


The Latest Assault On Obamacare Is A Dog Of A Case. No Way Kavanaugh Disagrees.

by Michael McConnellvia The Washington Post
Thursday, September 6, 2018

health-care case in federal district court in Texas has emerged as one of the focal points in the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) sought assurances from Kavanaugh on Wednesday that he would vote to uphold the constitutionality of the provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires health insurance companies to cover people with preexisting conditions

In the News

Farm Murders And The Question Of Genocide

quoting Norman M. Naimarkvia Politics Web
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In recent years there has been a gradual increase in international reporting on farm murders, often with particular focus on the South African government’s careless attitude towards the problem. 

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The Libertarian: The Kavanaugh Confirmation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, September 6, 2018

The congressional circus shines a light on a broken  process.

California PoliticsFeatured

Will Corporate California Go The Way Of Quotas?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, September 6, 2018

To the adage “let’s keep politics out of the bedroom,” what about California’s government intervening in the boardroom?


Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Americans won't vote for socialism once they know what it is."


Rubio’s Family-Leave Benefit Will Go The Way Of All Entitlements

by John F. Coganvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

[Subscription Required] Senator Marco Rubio has introduced legislation to establish a modest federally funded family-leave program. Mr. Rubio proposes to finance the benefit by requiring recipients to forgo their first three to six months’ Social Security checks. Mr. Rubio’s well-intentioned plan begins by promising a small, carefully targeted benefit and assuring us that it won’t add to the long-run public debt. But history demonstrates that is how costly entitlement programs begin.


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