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August 8, 2023  •  Weekly Newsletter
Two Sets of Laws for Two Americas

Victor Davis Hanson (American Greatness)

Classified papers? Election denialism? Destroying evidence? Lying and perjury? The Left has crafted one set of laws for itself and another for everybody else. And nothing less than the constitutional foundations of the United States are at stake. READ MORE »

Happy Indictment Day!

Naomi R. Wolf (Substack)

Try disengaging from Indictment jubilation in Deep Blue America. If you express the worry that future Presidents may now routinely try to indict their political opponents…if you recall how Al Gore’s team contested the election results in 2000…you’ll be guilty of a thought crime and cast into social outer darkness. Even if you were a member of Team Gore. READ MORE »

From Troubled Beginnings: The Journey of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Edward Fuller ( The Beacon)

Since it passed over Oppenheimer’s formative years, the film did fully not reveal his misanthropy and his unbridled arrogance. In fact, Nolan’s film version whitewashes the poisoned apple incident— which was the watershed event that put Oppenheimer on the path to building the atomic bomb. READ MORE »

In Search of Monsters to Destroy

The Folly of American Empire
and the Paths to Peace

By Christopher J. Coyne

Can the Left and Right Agree on Health Reform?

John C. Goodman (Forbes)

An MIT economist now says that the best healthcare systems in the world are the ones in Singapore, Australia, Israel, and Switzerland—all market-based. Independently, a conservative Republican has just introduced a bill that would go a long way toward implementing those MIT ideas. What’s going on here? READ MORE »

New Way to Care

Social Protections that Put Families First

By John C. Goodman

Why Corruption So Easily Festers in San Francisco City Hall

Christopher J. Calton (San Francisco Chronicle)

Corruption in San Francisco involving bribery for building-permits? Regrettable—but the underlying problem is not unethical bureaucrats. Try a regulatory environment so extreme that you can wait, on average, 627 days for a construction permit. Yes, it’s time to make America’s most beautiful city more so by some heavy deregulation. READ MORE »

How to Restore the California Dream

Removing Obstacles to Fast
and Affordable Housing Development

By Lawrence J. McQuillan

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