Category Archives: Uncommon Knowledge

Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge: Anything Goes with Chris Buckley

Source: Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge: Anything Goes with Chris Buckley Chris Buckley, (and I call him Chris because we’ve never met before) is one of my favorite political satirists along with P.J. O’Rourke, Dennis Miller and now Bill Maher. Since … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- The High and The Mighty: The War on Drugs

Source: Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- The High and The Mighty: The War On Drugs I’ve made this point more times than I can count now and generally I’m pretty good with numbers, but when you try to prevent someone from doing … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge: Richard Epstein on Inequality, Taxes, Politics and Health Care

. I actually agree with Richard Epstein on one thing. Which is definitely a rarity, but when Epstein says that its not that inequality is a problem. But the lack of mobility and opportunity for people at the bottom, or … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge With Peter Robinson- ‘Senator Rand Paul Discusses Individualism, Freedom & National Security’

“This week on Uncommon Knowledge, Senator Rand Paul discusses his political ideas, ideals, and philosophies, noting that “we’re all born with an instinct towards individualism.” He gives his insights into dealing with immigration, unemployment, foreign policy, national security, taxes, personal … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge With Peter Robinson- Dennis Prager: ‘The New Left in America’

“Recorded on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Radio host, columnist, conductor, and best-selling author Dennis Prager discusses his new book, Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph.” From Uncommon Knowledge  I’m going to actually explain why I … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- Peter Robison Interviewing Harvey Mansfield: The New Left on Campus

“Ivy League institutions as well as most colleges and universities in America today lean categorically to the left. Why? If academia cares so much about ethnic and gender diversity, why does it overlook intellectual diversity? Harvey Mansfield responds. He also … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- Peter Robinson Interviewing David Mamet on Conservatism

Source: Uncommon Knowledge: Peter Robinson Interviewing David Mamet On Conservatism The type of liberalism that David Mamet seems to be talking about an interested in is how Liberals get stereotyped by what my father calls knee-jerk Liberals. People who are actually … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Video: Uncommon Knowledge: P.J. O’Rourke Reflects on Life in The Sixties to Today

. The Baby Boom is sort of tough for me to blog about as someone who was born in the mid-1970s the tail end of Generation X. And also as someone whose parents were born in the 1930s and are … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Video: Uncommon Knowledge: Peter Robinson Interviews Charles Kesler: The Grand Liberal Project

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress, May, 2013 What conservative historian Charles Kesler is talking about is American progressivism. A political philosophy that’s government centric. And in the United States Federal Government centric, but there Are … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Peter Robinson Interviewing James Pierson: “The Rise and Fall of Liberalism”: Actually Liberalism is Alive and Well

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState Plus Again I separate Progressivism from liberalism and the progressivism From Teddy Roosevelt in the early twentieth century all the way up through the 1950s up until John F. Kennedy is progressivism … Continue reading

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