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Adam White: Kavanaugh And The Ginsberg Rule, The Heller Gun Right Case, And Executive Privilege

interview with Adam J. Whitevia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses discusses his Wall Street Journal article "‘The Most Dangerous Branch’ Review: Judging the Judges."

In the News

If There Were No Borders, We Would Create Them

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Lexington Herald-Leader
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A small, but fierce, nation known for taking territory from larger neighbors had its heyday in the 17th century, when a teenage boy became king and proved so brilliant in battle that he was later called the father of modern warfare. Because its aggression dates back hundreds of years, this now-peaceful country still inspires fear and distrust on the political left.

Analysis and Commentary

Res Ipsa Loquitur

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Donald Trump in his Twitter storms apparently has no idea that he is winning. The Brett Kavanaugh opening hearing turned into a progressive circus, with shouting would-be Democratic presidential candidates vying with screaming protesters to see who could be the most obnoxious.
In the News

Golden Could Be The First Colorado City To Lower The Minimum Voting Age To 16

quoting David Davenportvia Denver Post
Monday, September 3, 2018

Bella Macarelli regularly discusses the big issues of the day — politics, immigration, gun control — with her classmates at Golden High School. She says her age (she turns 16 in November) shouldn’t preclude her and her friends from bringing those lofty thoughts from the schoolyard to the ballot box.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Warrior Spirit Hasn't Quite Died With John McCain

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, September 3, 2018

There’s raising Cain — a good, old-fashioned term for raising hell. And then there’s raising McCain — which has a similar quality, but a loftier goal.

Policy Seminar with Guy Rolnik

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Guy Rolnik, Clinical Associate Professor for Strategic Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Founder of TheMarker, a financial news media company in Israel, will present “Digital Platforms and the Political Economy of Fake News.”

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Judging Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court with John Yoo

interview with John Yoovia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 4, 2018


Yale Law alumnus and Kavanaugh’s former classmate John Yoo analyzes the current political leanings of the Supreme Court and the process of confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Analysis and Commentary

Indoctrination Saturation

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A definition of totalitarianism might be the saturation of every facet of daily life by political agendas and social-justice messaging. At the present rate, America will soon resemble the dystopias of novels such as 1984 and Brave New World in which all aspects of life are warped by an all-encompassing ideology of coerced sameness. 


Why California Has A Housing Shortage—And Why Housing Prices Are So High

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Silver Lake is a three-square-mile neighborhood in central Los Angeles and home to roughly 32,000 residents. A dispute between a Silver Lake service station owner who wishes to build fourteen residential units at that location and local government that is trying to prevent this new development illustrates why real estate prices are so high in California, and why it is so difficult to build new housing in the state.

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Area 45: A Hoover Institution Fellow’s Idea Becomes Law

interview with Timothy Kanevia Area 45
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

How does a scholar bring policy reforms to legislative life?


Virtues Task Force