Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show.
Guests: Ben Protess, NYT. Ty Rogoway, AviationIntel. Mary Anastasia O'Grady, WSJ. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover.
Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show: “the translation of the principle of individual liberty into political practice... is accompanied by a set of institutions that are accountable to the people”
Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz compares King John’s signing of the Magna Carta in the thirteenth century to the Affordable Care Act on the John Batchelor Show. Topics include limited government, liberty, top-down creation of laws, incompetence of government, and recent Gallup polls.
Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses, with Ron Owens of KGO Live, the government shutdown, including such topics as repealing the Affordable Care Act, the state of compromise and negotiation in Washington, the creation of the Affordable Care Act, and the budget.
Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show: “The way to make dramatic transformations of law in the United States is to win significant majorities in the House and the Senate and win the presidency”
Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses recent domestic political events, including Republican efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act, the health care rollout in Oregon, government debt, and the budget.
The controversy over the future of health care in the United States is momentous. But the narrowness of the debate—which swirls around coverage, costs, and who pays—obscures other grave threats to the American health-care system.
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters delivered a stunning rebuke to the transformative agenda obdurately pursued by President Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and their minions. . . .
To understand the sometimes glaring gaps between candidate Obama’s promises and President Obama’s policies, it is useful to appreciate an old tension in American progressivism. . . .
Govern moderately, or the governed will turn against you. Clinton learned it. Will Obama? By Peter Berkowitz.
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
A look at the 2019 Summer Policy Boot Camp.
In 2018, the United States faced many issues at home and abroad: immigration, trade, Supreme Court justices, health care reform and Medicare for All (M4A), socialism, entitlement spending, the Middle East, Russia, North Korea, China, and the midterm elections, as well as infrastructure, deficits and debt, and tax reform. Throughout it all, in publications across the country, Hoover fellows offered their solid, creative, thoughtful, and scholarly insight, ideas, and policy recommendations. Here is a selection of their work.
From the beginning, opponents of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act argued that its arrogation of responsibility to the federal government for administering health insurance, and consequently overseeing one-sixt