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Reports that the Obama administration has already rejected treating the younger Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant show how its ideological commitments have forced it to rush to a judgment that may damage our national security.
‘You know, I actually believe my own bull****.” That’s what President Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven’t heard it.
Even before his most ambitious gun-control proposals were falling by the wayside, President Obama was turning for help to the United Nations.
On Tuesday night, President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address, and declared his positions and proposals on a variety of issues from entitlement and immigration reform to minimum wage hikes and gun control. AEI scholars watched the State of the Union and weighed in on key issues.
President Obama is touting his foreign policy experience on the campaign trail, but startling new statistics suggest that national security has not necessarily been the personal priority the president makes it out to be.
Obama has a long-standing habit of seeing failure to support his agenda as a failure of character. Meanwhile, it’s Obama and his allies in Congress who’ve been at the forefront of the effort to make America less competitive.
Peter Schweizer has gotten lots of press on the charges in his just published book, Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and the Friends Get Rich Off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Crony Capitalism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison, that members of Congress made major moves in the stock market in response to information they received from top Treasury and Federal Reserve officials.
Join New York Times columnist David Brooks as he engages the authors of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience” Sally Satel and Scott Lilienfeld, in a discussion of popular neuroscience.
Please join us for a preview of the revised and updated edition of Jonathan Nuechterlein and Philip Weiser’s influential 2005 book “Digital Crossroads: Telecommunications Law and Policy in the Internet Age” (MIT Press).
At this event, three expert panelists will examine this relationship from the perspectives of influential philosophers such as Aristotle, Alexis de Tocqueville, and representatives of the Scottish Enlightenment.
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At this event, Bennett and Wilezol will present their book, higher education finance experts Richard George and Richard Vedder will provide discussion, and a coffee reception and book signing will follow.
Join General Michael Hayden (ret.), AEI’s Marc Thiessen, and other leading experts in national security for a panel discussion on the significance of the NSA leaks.
Please join us for an event celebrating the release of Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane’s “Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America” (Simon & Schuster, May 2013).
In light of the emerging Internal Revenue Service scandal, Senator McConnell will again join AEI to comment on the use of government power to stifle speech and will propose solutions that protect the individual rights that are guaranteed to all citizens of the United States.