A “hyphenated American,” Theodore Roosevelt scoffed, “is not an American at all.”

The End of Identity Politics

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Many Americans believe socialism to be a form of social kindness by the government. But true socialism isn’t a social safety net. It is when the government controls most prices, businesses, property, and other aspects of economic life. The historical record of socialism has been wrecked or stagnating economies and flagrant human rights violations. The truth is that people do not prosper in...
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"Let us hope that we can learn something from the past to make for a better present and future." -Dr. Thomas Sowell
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02/17/2017 at 23:41. Facebook
Milton Friedman's essay: Economic Myths and Public Opinion

Economic Myths and Public Opinion

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02/17/2017 at 19:24. Facebook
Victor Davis Hanson: The cracks on the face of Oroville Dam remind us that we have abused what we inherited.

Tear down this dam?

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02/17/2017 at 01:50. Facebook
"The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit." -Milton Friedman
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Margaret Thatcher's speech: "A Time for Leadership"

A Time for Leadership

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02/16/2017 at 19:26. Facebook
Victor Davis Hanson: The abrupt Obama administration pre-election pullout from Iraq in 2011, along with the administration’s failed reset with Russia and the Iran deal, created a three-headed hydra in the Middle East.

The Three-Headed Hydra of the Middle East

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02/16/2017 at 02:12. Facebook
Nobel Laureate Gary Becker's essay "Contrived Inequality":

Contrived Inequality

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02/15/2017 at 23:21. Facebook
"When I came back to Washington, I stopped in London for a talk with [British Prime Minister] Margaret Thatcher. She said to me, 'You know, there is not another leader in the free world that would have taken the political beating at home your president took to deliver on a promise that he made. But one thing you can be sure of with Ronald Reagan: If he gives you his word, that is it.' "

Groundbreaking Diplomacy: An Interview with former Reagan Secretary of State George Shultz

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02/15/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
Victor Davis Hanson: The poor condition of the Oroville Dam is a reflection of California's civic decline.

The Oroville Dam disaster is another example of California's decline

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02/15/2017 at 02:02. Facebook
Dr. Thomas Sowell: "In an entitlement context, all sorts of 'gaps' and 'disparities' automatically become 'inequities,' and a reason for lashing out at others, instead of improving yourself."

Is Personal Responsibility Obsolete? by Dr. Thomas Sowell

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02/14/2017 at 23:02. Facebook
Epstein: The market works best in addressing how to improve standards of living. The great virtue of a market transaction is that it leaves both sides better off, even if the two gain in unequal measures. The higher the rate of overall transactions, the greater the improvement in wealth and the greater improvement in utility for all individuals, who can take advantage of choices made available...
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Progressively Poorer

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02/14/2017 at 19:31. Facebook
Victor Davis Hanson: The economy, academia, immigration, and the environment could benefit from the President's unorthodox approach.

The Uses of Populism

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"Every life is capable of greatness. And it truly doesn't matter where you came from, it matters where you are going." -Condoleezza Rice
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Rapidly rising expenditures on entitlement programs by all levels of government are squeezing out needed public investments. The money can be there however if we exercise common sense now:

Finding the Money for America the Fixer-Upper

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Thursday, a unanimous panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an order and a brief opinion in State of Washington v. Trump, a challenge to the legality of President Trump’s executive order imposing a temporary moratorium on travel visas from seven designated countries. Michael McConnell on the Ninth Circuit's ruling:

A Flawed Restraining of a Flawed Order

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As President Trump's nomination selection for the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch is considered by the Senate to replace the late Antonin Scalia, a look back at a memorable interview. Scalia in his own words:

Scalia on Scalia

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In the late 20th century, America largely gave up on multiracialism under one common culture and opted instead for multiculturalism, in which each particular ethnic group retained its tribal chauvinism and saw itself as separate from the whole.

We should seek to preserve the ideals that made America successful.

America: History’s Exception

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Milton Friedman's essay: The Case for Freedom

The Case for Freedom

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