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On North Korea, Trump deserves more latitude and less attitude – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Well, that didn’t take long. President Trump had barely departed Singapore when Democrats in Washington unleashed scathing attacks over his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. “What the United States has gained is vague and unverifiable at best. What North Korea has gained, …

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Liberty’s precedents – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

As we near America’s July birthday, it is useful to remind ourselves that preceding that date in both calendar months and centuries is the June anniversary of the signing of England’s Magna Carta. Comparing and contrasting the Declaration of Independence, which was signed on July …

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The big winner of the Singapore Summit – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

On June 12, all eyes were on U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, in the first ever meeting between the heads of states of the two countries. Athough pundits debate whether it was North Korea or the United States that …

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Episode 45: Purple Hayes – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

This week’s Remnant reunites Jonah with his fellow goatee-sporting journalist Steve Hayes, the editor-in-chief of the Weekly Standard. Jonah tries to keep the chicken wings an cheese curds away from Steve long enough for them to talk about North Korea, the state of the Republican …

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Straight up conversation: KIPP Chief of Policy and Public Affairs Richard Buery – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Richard Buery was recently named the Chief of Policy and Public Affairs for the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP). KIPP, of course, is one of the nation’s largest and most influential charter school networks. Before joining KIPP, Richard served as Deputy Mayor to Bill de …

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Fed and ECB risk being caught off guard – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

In 2008, both the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank were caught off guard by the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy that led to the worst global economic recession in the post-war period. Judging by their respective decisions on 14 June to tighten their monetary policy stances, it seems …

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Social Security reform, back where we started – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

On June 5 the Social Security Trustees released their 2018 report on the financial status of the federal government’s largest program, which levies the largest tax most workers pay and which provides the biggest share of most retirees’ incomes. And for the most part the Report showed …

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Latest Obamacare lawsuit looks like another loser – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

A lawsuit against Obamacare may well turn out to be a bigger story in the news than in the courts. When the Donald Trump administration declined to defend the law, and partly endorsed the lawsuit, critics denounced it for flouting its alleged duty to defend …

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One year after they almost went to war, can China and India get along? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

One year ago, the Chinese and Indian armies faced off at Doklam, a disputed Himalayan area on the border between China, India, and the tiny kingdom of Bhutan. While the two sides didn’t go to war over the border as they did in 1962, tensions …

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Will we get tired of so much winning? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

It has been a week full of wins for Donald Trump — at least from the perspective of those who share Trump’s view of the way the world works, and perhaps even for some who don’t. Exhibit A is Trump’s summit meeting with North Korean …

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