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The Intellectual Poverty Of The New Socialists

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Forgetting the lessons of history.

Analysis and Commentary

The Republican NeverTrump Tic

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Monday, September 3, 2018

Having suffered from Trump Derangement Syndrome for two years, those disaffected Republican NeverTrumpers have developed a verbal tic. Whatever the topic, they can’t resist taking a few shots at Trump that are usually irrelevant to whatever point they are making. They are seemingly unaware that in doing so they function as Fifth Columnists for the progressives, at the same time they repeatedly demonstrate the entitled arrogance of the entrenched elite that Trump successfully ran against, and that they continue to deny exists.

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Area 45: George Shultz – Learning From Experience

interview with George P. Shultzvia Area 45
Friday, August 31, 2018

A conversation with George Shultz about his lifelong passion for public service and his current policy pursuits.


Adam White On Google

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Armstrong and Getty
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses his New Atlantis article, and says it's about time that we have a national conversation about the influence Google has on our lives.

Analysis and Commentary

Unfortunately, The American KKK’s Brand Of Hate Travels Well

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Film director Spike Lee’s most recent film about a black cop joining the Ku Klux Klan is a caustic reminder of America’s “original sin” of slavery and our raw, homegrown racism. The KKK is truly an American original, but it has not remained within U.S borders. No wall of ideas has corralled this toxic concept from jumping the Atlantic and infecting Europe, where the KKK has found a new home.

In the News

H.R. McMaster, Ex-Trump National Security Adviser, Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon Join Penn Fellowship

mentioning H. R. McMastervia The Philadelphia Inquirer
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

President Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster is among several high-profile public figures set to join a fellowship program at the University of Pennsylvania, linking him with the city's academic community and with wider public events in Philadelphia.

John McCain

John McCain And The Meaning Of Courage

by H. R. McMastervia Foreign Affairs
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Carl von Clausewitz, the Prussian philosopher of war, wrote in the early nineteenth century that “courage is of two kinds: first, physical courage, or courage in the presence of danger; and next, moral courage, or courage before responsibility.” The late U.S. Senator John McCain demonstrated both types.

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The Libertarian: Elizabeth Warren’s Surreptitious Socialism

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 30, 2018

A new bill from the Massachusetts senator would upend American business.

CaliforniaAnalysis and Commentary

The Blue Wave Rules In California—Even When Choosing A State Sport

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Rest assured that California’s state legislature is on the job and hard at work, settling such thorny matters as . . . deciding which athletic endeavor to designate as California’s “state sport.”

In the News

Wednesday Short Cuts

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Patriot Post
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Insight: “A democracy needs informed citizens if it is to thrive, or ultimately even survive.” —Thomas Sowell


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