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Globalization And Political Instability

by David Bradyvia The American Interest
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Political instability, defined as volatility in electoral politics, is on the rise in Western democracies and shows no signs of abating. Granting the premise just for the moment, why is this happening? 

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
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Fed Failures

by Allan H. Meltzervia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy can contribute to economic growth, but it hasn’t under the bank’s current leadership.

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Morris Fiorina: Brokered Republican Convention Could Be 'Gigantic Mess,' But Not A Bad Idea

interview with Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford News
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Morris Fiorina discusses what a brokered political party convention might look like.

Toshio Nishi
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Toshio Nishi Returns To Hoover Institution As The Tadahiro Ogawa Fellow

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Hoover Institution research fellow Toshio Nishi, a groundbreaking historian of the US occupation of Japan and author of the Hoover Institution book Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952, helped set the Hoover standard for scholarly originality. 

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Can Our Colleges Be Saved?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, March 10, 2016

The public is steadily losing confidence in undergraduate education, given that we hear constantly about how poorly educated are today’s graduates and how few well-paying jobs await them.

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Two Oaklands Could Have Deciding Role In Trump-Clinton Race

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

After Tuesday’s returns from Michigan – a big win for Donald Trump, a frustrating upset loss for Hillary Clinton – it’s time to think of the fall election and a tale of two Oaklands. 

Analysis and Commentary

California's Housing Affordability Crisis Has A New Culprit

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, March 10, 2016

California's housing affordability crisis has a new culprit: short-term rental platforms, like Airbnb. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest For The American Presidency, By Ellen Fitzpatrick

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Times Higher Education (UK)
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton is not the first woman run for the White House. Elizabeth Cobbs enjoys an entertaining look at her and her predecessors.

Analysis and Commentary

Lisa Monaco Speaks At CFR

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

White House counterterrorism czar Lisa Monaco spoke the other day at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State
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Hoover Fellow Describes Life Under The Soviet Police State

featuring Mark Harrisonvia Stanford News
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Harrison, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, draws on Soviet Communist Party and secret police records housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. In his work, he describes how people became entangled in the workings of Soviet rule.

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American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror

Friday, March 11, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror" on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. The event is livestreamed and can be viewed below.

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Russian Hostility 'Partly Caused By West', Claims Former US Defence Head

featuring William J. Perryvia The Guardian
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

William Perry says US contempt toward Russia as ‘third-rate power’ after end of Cold War played a big role.

The state of pensions
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US Public Pension Deficits Squeeze City And State Budgets

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Financial Times
Sunday, March 6, 2016

The health of the US public pensions system is deteriorating. The latest figures reveal that retirement plans have less than three-quarters of the assets they need to pay current and future retirees.

In the News

Three Numbers: ECB Likely To Take Fresh Stimulus Steps

quoting Kevin Warshvia The Saxo Bank Group
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy for the Eurozone is the main event for Thursday, starting with the European Central Bank’s policy announcement and followed by the central bank’s press conference. Later, two weekly numbers will bring new perspective on the state of macro in the US: initial jobless claims and Bloomberg’s Consumer Comfort Index.

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Pouring Bullet Train Money Into Water Development Could Backfire

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, March 10, 2016

At first glance, the idea is appealing: Scrap Gov. Jerry Brown’s troubled bullet train project and pour the money into water development.

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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Amy Zegart Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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by Thomas Sowell Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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by Adam J. White Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Monday, February 22, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, February 15, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, February 22, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Monday, February 22, 2016
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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quoting Peter Berkowitz Monday, February 22, 2016
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quoting Norman M. Naimark Monday, February 22, 2016
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quoting Michael J. Petrilli Monday, February 22, 2016
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quoting Ze’ev Wurman Monday, February 22, 2016
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mentioning Michael McFaul Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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mentioning Kevin Warsh Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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mentioning Russell Roberts Monday, February 22, 2016
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featuring Michael J. Petrilli, Robert Pondiscio Monday, February 22, 2016
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Monday, February 22, 2016

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by John B. Taylor Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Douglas Rivers Saturday, February 20, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by Kori Schake Friday, February 19, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Russell Roberts Monday, February 22, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by John Villasenor Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by Toby Matthiesen Monday, February 22, 2016
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by Stephen F. Hayes, James W. Ceaser, Mike Needham Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Saturday, February 20, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Alvin Rabushka Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Tunku Varadarajan Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Sunday, February 21, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes Saturday, February 20, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes Friday, February 19, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Friday, February 19, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Thursday, February 18, 2016
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interview with George P. Shultz Sunday, February 21, 2016
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interview with Russell Roberts Monday, February 22, 2016
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interview with Tunku Varadarajan Friday, February 19, 2016
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interview with Henry I. Miller Friday, February 19, 2016
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interview with Benjamin Wittes Friday, February 19, 2016
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featuring John H. Cochrane Monday, February 22, 2016
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featuring George P. Shultz Sunday, February 21, 2016
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featuring Norman M. Naimark Sunday, February 21, 2016
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featuring Niall Ferguson Sunday, February 21, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Friday, February 19, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Friday, February 19, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Saturday, February 20, 2016
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quoting Michael McFaul Sunday, February 21, 2016
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quoting Herbert Lin Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Hoover Institution Monday, February 22, 2016
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mentioning Michael Spence, Kevin Warsh Saturday, February 20, 2016
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mentioning Michael McFaul Friday, February 19, 2016
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mentioning Michael McFaul Monday, February 22, 2016
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mentioning Condoleezza Rice, Michael McFaul Monday, February 22, 2016
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Oval Office

Friday, February 19, 2016

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by Peter Berkowitz Friday, February 19, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Karen Elliott House Friday, February 19, 2016
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by Adam J. White Monday, February 29, 2016
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Analysis and Commentary

by Richard A. Epstein Thursday, February 11, 2016
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by Kori Schake Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Markos Kounalakis Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey Thursday, February 18, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, February 18, 2016
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interview with Adam J. White Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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quoting Eric Hanushek Thursday, February 18, 2016
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quoting Michael McConnell Thursday, February 18, 2016
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mentioning David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Harvey C. Mansfield Thursday, February 18, 2016
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quoting Larry Diamond Friday, February 19, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Thursday, February 18, 2016
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quoting Henry I. Miller Friday, February 19, 2016
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Hoover Tower with Presidential medal of freedom

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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by Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Allan H. Meltzer Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Toby C. Jones Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Peter R. Mansoor Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by Timothy Kane Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Thursday, February 18, 2016
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by Herbert Lin Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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by John Villasenor Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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interview with John B. Taylor Thursday, February 18, 2016
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interview with William J. Perry Thursday, February 18, 2016
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interview with George P. Shultz Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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quoting Thomas J. Sargent Saturday, February 20, 2016
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quoting John B. Taylor Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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quoting Michael Spence, John H. Cochrane Thursday, February 18, 2016
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quoting Terry M. Moe Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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Random Thoughts

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Random thoughts on the passing scene: The presidential election prospects for the Democrats are so bad this year that only the Republicans can save them — as Republicans have saved them before.

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How Reforms Have Made Donald Trump Possible

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, March 7, 2016

But just because voters are ideologically mixed does not mean they are centrists at heart. Many voters support a mix of extreme liberal policies (like taxing the rich at 90 percent) and extreme conservative policies (like deporting all undocumented immigrants). 

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While Insisting On A Need For Clarity, Perry’s AUMF Is Anything But Clear

quoting Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittesvia Human Rights First
Monday, March 7, 2016

Amidst the United States’ continued efforts to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) is the latest member of Congress to propose an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the group.

Justice Antonin Scalia discusses the premise of his book, Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges.
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Scalia Maligned

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, March 7, 2016

A broadside attack of originalism is sloppy, flawed, and vulgar. 

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Historian Nancy Reagan Set The Bar High

quoting Kiron K. Skinnervia Talk Radio 790
Monday, March 7, 2016

Nancy Reagan, who died at her Bel Aire home Sunday at age 94, was a model First Lady, dedicated to seeing that her husband’s presidency was successful, also made her own mark on society. Carnagie-Mellon Political Science Professor Kiron Skinner says she was a tough act to follow.

President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan at Checkpoint Charlie, 1982 (Berlin: Checkpoint Charlie Album, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)
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Kiron Skinner On NewsmaxTV

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia YouTube
Monday, March 7, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses Nancy Reagan and her contributions and accomplishments.

Reagan: A Life in Letters
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Kiron Skinner Documents Nancy And Ronald Reagan's Life In Letters

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia NPR (WESA 90.5)
Monday, March 7, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses Nancy and Ronald Reagan’s correspondences to their loved ones.

Analysis and Commentary

Here's What We Learned From Clinton And Sanders' At Fox News' Town Hall Event

by Bill Whalenvia Fox News
Monday, March 7, 2016

You might recall the biblical tale of the fellow thrown into the lion’s den, only to survive the ordeal and see his oppressors instead fed to the beasts.

Analysis and Commentary

Solving Uncle Sam’s Overspending Problem

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, March 7, 2016

At a time when the presidential campaigns seem to be about everything other than the federal budget, the latest projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) serve as a stark reminder that Americans will suffer grave economic consequences if the federal government does not repair its broken fiscal practices.

In the News

Reaching The Cry-Bullies

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Ricochet
Monday, March 7, 2016

Victor Davis Hanson recently wrote about the campus “cry-bully” phenomenon: i.e., of students and faculty who inhabit the strange intersection of totally hapless victims and nearly-omnipotent censors.

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