One of the quirks of modern telecommunications is that a message from, say, Peshawar, Pakistan, to Beirut, Lebanon, might easily travel over a fiber-optic cable that passes through the United States...
Yale Law alumnus and Hoover Institution visiting fellow, John Yoo analyzes the current political leanings of the Supreme Court and the process of confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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.
The Justice Department’s attempt to break up Microsoft is not only misguided on economic grounds—it could actually put our national security at risk. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.
With virtually the entire legal profession arrayed against him, with the press eager to deride or misrepresent him and with Hollywood intent upon mocking him (see, for example, the way actor Jack Shearer portrayed him last season on Boston Legal), Justice Antonin Scalia...
Forbes.com ( www.forbes.com), home page for the world's business leaders, today announced that Tunku Varadarajan has joined the Company as Opinions Channel Editor, reporting to Forbes.com Managing Editor Carl Lavin...
The collapse of the giant immigration overhaul in the Senate might demonstrate that the dreaded status quo -- 12 million people living in the country illegally and more arriving each day -- is not really so dreadful after all...
I’m with Mark Steyn on the deeply annoying superciliousness of Judge “Reggie” Walton, but, layman in all matters of the law that I most certainly am, I’m quite willing to defer to Andy on His Honor’s legal obligation to tell Libby to go to prison the moment the warden finds him a cell...
In this wide-ranging interview, bouncing from the comic to the serious and back again, Christopher Buckley comments on the new media, politics, Republicans, the war, spending, McCain, Obama, and American life. After rating the speechifying of Obama, McCain, Palin, and Biden, he concludes with reflections on life with William F. Buckley. (29:15) Video transcript
This week, on Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell discusses why the glacial pace of deliberations and decisions in the Senate is a feature, not a bug.
“Once it was clear the president was going to try to turn us into a Western European country as rapidly as he could, about the only strategy you have left when your opposition has a forty-seat majority in the House. . . . We knew we couldn’t stop the agenda. But we thought we had a chance of creating a national debate about whether all of this excess was appropriate. And the key to having a debate, frankly and candidly, was to deny the president, if possible, the opportunity to have any of these things be considered bipartisan.” (37:41)
The fight for the Republican presidential nomination has produced a spectacle that seems truly odd.
Richard Epstein’s Gold Mind Enriches Us With His Ideas On Inequality, Taxes, Politics, And Health Care
Recorded on January 30, 2015
On Uncommon Knowledge, Richard A. Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses inequality, taxes, globalization, free markets, politics, health care, and gay marriage.
Democracy and freedom currently hang by a thread in Hong Kong. How much longer will China tolerate dissent before violently crushing the protests? What is America's role and responsibility in the fight to save liberty in Hong Kong?
As the United States and the world embark on fraught conversations about race, history, law enforcement, and the underpinnings of our very civilization, Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Peter Robinson for an enlightening conversation.
In 1997, Margaret Thatcher asked Charles Moore (also known as Lord Baron Moore of Etchingham) to write her biography, under two conditions: that she would never read the manuscript and that the work would appear only after her death. Twenty-four years later, Moore has just published the third and final volume of Herself Alone: The Authorized Biography. In this conversation, Peter Robinson and Moore discuss Thatcher’s final years as prime minister and her life out of office.
A key witness says she was led by Patrick Fitzgerald to testify falsely. This puts the case in a whole new light.
The government needs to adopt policies that let U.S. companies remain predominant in the global information economy.
Guests: Peter Coy, Bloomberg Businessweek; David Drucker, WashingtonExaminer.com, Richard Epstein, Hoover.
How close in style and substance is Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, who also hailed from Illinois and emerged from a humble background to lead our nation in a time of crisis? Ferguson and Long examine the first inaugural addresses of both men to explore the parallels between the two and offer insights into how President Obama will guide our nation. (36:54 ) Video transcript