"Nothing less than our resolve to give ourselves with equal courage to the ideal of our day will serve to manifest our gratitude for their sacrifices, our undying memory of their deeds, our emulation of their glorious example." #MemorialDay
Dr. Thomas Sowell: "Everyone recognizes that there are some people unable to provide for their own survival...But providing for such people is wholly different from a blanket guarantee for everybody that they need not lift a finger to feed, clothe or shelter themselves."
Milton Friedman: "We have been moving in a direction in which we have an increasingly limited control over our own lives, and that movement has been nourished by a series of arguments which, quite simply, are untrue."
Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, sits down with Peter Robinson to discuss the federal budget and regulatory reform in the latest episode of Uncommon Knowledge. [ Hvr.co Link ]
William F. Buckley Jr. was one of television's most remarkable personalities. With profound depth and civility he and his guests on Firing line illuminated the ideas and movements that defined the 20th century. Full episodes now available online, including those featuring Hoover Institution fellows Dr. Thomas Sowell, Milton Friedman, F. A. Hayek, and others:
President Trump’s tax plan leaves many details undefined, but there is plenty to evaluate. The administration claims its proposed changes would encourage growth and make the tax system more efficient. History suggests they will.
Confusion abounds among educators and the broader public about the purpose of charter schools and how these independent public schools relate to school district improvement efforts. A look at how charter schools contribute to improving our education system:
Ayaan Hirsi Ali offers an anti-dawa counter strategy, designed to check the advance of political Islam as an ideology and a movement by proposing a series of detailed policy recommendations that, if properly implemented, will counter the spread of political Islam in the United States and abroad:
Nobody is in charge of making sure there’s exactly enough fresh bread in your city every morning. So what keeps the system functioning? The answer is magical. Built on ideas from Adam Smith, Frederic Bastiat, and F.A. Hayek. [ Hvr.co Link ]