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Reasonable Disagreements: Pardon Me? A Trump-Mueller Discussion

Blank Section (Placeholder)Featured interview with Richard A. EpsteinAdam J. Whitevia Reasonable DisagreementsHoover Daily ReportConstitutional issues surrounding Mueller’s appointment and investigation, and the power of the presidential pardon. Continue Reading....

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Trump Loosens Gulliver’s Ropes

Image credit: istockFeaturedvia Front Page MagazineDonald Trump left the G7 meeting early to head for Singapore and meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. He left behind a disgruntled gaggle of Lilliputian states who have grown accustomed to U.S. leaders accepting the institutional ropes binding the …

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U.S.-North Korea Summit: Trump, Kim Jong-Un Sign Unspecified Document After Hours Of Talks

Image credit: istockIn the News quoting Michael McFaulvia KIII-TVAfter more than a half-century of hostility between their two countries, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a document Tuesday pledging “to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” but provided few details …

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What Critics Left And Right Get Wrong About ‘Fauda’

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia Tablet MagazineIf a Jew sympathetic to Israel and a pro-Palestinian critic writing for the Guardian both dislike the Netflix hit Fauda, now in its second season, it can’t be all bad. In fact, it is a series that like Homeland and …

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Know Neither Your Enemy Nor Yourself—The Lessons of Vietnam

Image credit: Poster Collection, INT 446, Hoover Institution Archives. via Military History in the NewsThe sage, albeit overly quoted, wisdom of the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu still applies in modern warfare: “Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles. …

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An Ill-Conceived New Wave of Asbestos Liability

Image credit: Public Domainvia Defining IdeasLegal theories of causation dictate that ‘bare metal’ cases be tossed out of court. Continue Reading....

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The Libertarian: Religious Liberty And The Masterpiece Verdict

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The LibertarianHoover Daily ReportThe Supreme Court hands down an unsatisfying ruling in a marquee case. Continue Reading....

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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad President Builds An Empire

Image credit: istockFeaturedvia Boston GlobeTo most highly educated people I know, President Trump is a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad president. For two years, the people with at least two university degrees (PALTUDs) have been gnashing their teeth about Trump’s every utterance and move. To …

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John Taylor: Trump's Relationship With G-7 Members 'Worrisome,' Says Expert

Image credit: pedrosek, ShutterstockInterviews interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBCHoover Institution fellow John Taylor weighs in on President Trump’s agenda on the economy and trade. Continue Reading....

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Can Anything Stop Gavin Newsom From Becoming California's Next Governor?

Image credit: istockIn the News quoting Bill Whalenvia Sacramento BeeIn deeply Democratic California, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom appears unstoppable in his long-running bid to succeed Gov. Jerry Brown. Continue Reading....

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