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Trump names Kevin Hassett as White House’s chief economist

Published: Apr 7, 2017 5:40 p.m. ET

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President Donald Trump announced he will nominate Kevin Hassett, an expert in tax policy and one of the most prominent economists at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, to serve as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. 103 more words

Study Argues Equal Pay Day Promotes Mythical Gender Pay Gap

AEI.ORG – The American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday released a statement explaining how Equal Pay Day, observed on April 4th, commemorates a mythical gender pay gap. 323 more words


Following Up: Link to Today's CNBC Interview

I’m pleased to present the link to the video of my appearance today on CNBC discussing the Trump administration’s precedent-breaking performance at this past weekend’s big global economic summit.   47 more words


Charles Murray at Middlebury

Earlier this month sociologist and writer Charles Murray attempted to give a speech at Middlebury College. He was not successful because some of the students at Middlebury College decided that they didn’t want to hear what he had to say, and they didn’t want anyone else to hear him, so naturally they shouted him down. 823 more words

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Wake up! Or Why I Became a Coastal Persister

Barbra Streisand and Billy Joel woke me up early this morning, as their duet of New York State of Mind resounded from my iphone. It was hard to get out of bed. 666 more words

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Teaching Civics: Resource List from American Enterprise Institute

There’s bipartisan agreement that civics education matters. This isn’t to deny that people disagree about which topics should receive emphasis, but it’s worth remembering we still have big areas of cross-party agreement. 104 more words