Tag Archives: Hoover Institution

Lanhee Chen: A Spending Problem

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President Trump earned significant praise for his first State of the Union Address—and for good reason. It presented an affirmative vision for what unified Republican governance can accomplish. It also laid out policy priorities to keep the homeland secure and strengthen our economy. One thing that was missing, however, was any mention...

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Jittery Markets, the Memo and a defender of Masculinity

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Townhall Review — February 10, 2018 Kimberly Strassel, of the Wall Street Journal , speaks with Dennis Prager about why the howling and protests came from Democrat, FBI, and Justice Department members following the release of “ the memo.”  Mike Gallagher catches up with CNBC’s Larry Kudlow for an analysis on the economy, of which the Dow Jones Industrial tanked spectacularly...

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David Davenport: Jerry Brown’s Blue Christmas

California governor Jerry Brown has been everywhere, preaching the gospel of blue-state California. California wildfires are the curse of climate change, he told 60 Minutes, while he whisks off to yet another climate conference in Paris, warning that the world is on the road to hell. He says the new...

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David Davenport: Balancing Religious Rights With Health Care

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This is David Davenport of the Hoover Institution for Townhall.com. Public policy is full of difficult dilemmas, tough cases where there are strong interests on both sides.  Such dilemmas are not usually solved as much as they are managed. That’s why two federal departments recently expanded the rights of religious employers.  During the...

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David Davenport: Civic Education To Save The Republic

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A recent report reminds us that if the future of the American republic is in question, doing a better job with civic education is the answer. The report for the “ Democracy at a Crossroads National Summit ” provides plenty of reasons for pessimism: people don’t trust their government, they don’t vote, they don’t take part...

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David Davenport: Tax Reform Should Not Increase The National Debt

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This is David Davenport of the Hoover Institution for Townhall.com. One more dilemma for our leaders in Washington is that we desperately need tax reform, but we can’t afford to increase the national debt. The debt is already large and growing. Our leaders say it’s nearly $15 trillion, but that...

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Lanhee Chen: An Opportunity For The Senate

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The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has now moved to the United States Senate, where our elected representatives have the important responsibility of improving upon the American Health Care Act—the reform legislation that passed the House a few weeks ago. There will likely be disagreements between Senators over key...

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David Davenport: There Is A Trump Doctrine: America First

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For journalists and academics searching to find a Trump Doctrine in foreign policy, it’s right in front of you. It’s called: America First. And what it means is putting America’s national interest in the center of our foreign policy decision-making. It’s not the George W. Bush exporting democracy philosophy, it’s...

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