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Uncommon Knowledge returns…

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Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson,  hosted for the Hoover Institution,  is back on National Review,  and what better way to return than by featuring the incomparable Dr. Thomas Sowell.   Listen and learn from one of the great conservative thinkers of our  time here.

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December 11, 2015 at 10:09 am

Pre-SOTU 2011…

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I like to grab early columns guessing what His Oneness will say tonight,  so start with  the editors of National Review on investing,  joined by Larry Kudlow  here,  then see energy guy Chris Horner  here,   and Veronique de Rugy on  Obama’s Social Security dodge.

This year I think I’ll do something different and watch His Oneness with the sound off,  which makes it far easier to watch his verbal cues.e satellite system will stay up long enough in all the rain,  I’ll grab a video and watch and listen to the speech later.

UPDATE:  I meant to put in Andrew Malcolm’s  piece.  And read what  former presidential speechwriters have to say.  I especially like Peter Robinson’s characterizing SOTU as a ghastly event.   And that may be why Newsweek says  no one will watch

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January 26, 2011 at 12:10 am

More shellacking…

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His Oneness  was apparently still pouting from the midterm results,  because  his lip got split during a basketball game on Friday.   Perhaps the accidental presidential assailant was trying out for  this job suggested by Peggy Noonan.

It might be simpler,  not to mention less painful,  if Obama simply watched  this five-part series of Uncommon Knowledge,  where Peter Robinson talks with Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein.   On the other hand,  our President may be content to have liberals creating conspiracy theories to explain liberalism’s failure.

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December 1, 2010 at 8:28 am

American collapse…

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The last installment of the Uncommon Knowledge series with Dr. Sowell is  now available,  so  here’s a link to the series.

If you have time for only one segment,  make it Chapter 4,  wherein he states that if the Obama agenda is not stopped in the November 2010 elections,  he doesn’t know how it will ever be stopped.

If that’s not enough,  read what Robert Ringer  says about the coming economic judgment day.

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August 21, 2010 at 11:02 am

When debt explodes…

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Thomas Sowell has  a column on the debt which you must read.    And do click on the link to the Congressional Budget Office report  —  as a former Fed chair says,  the report is written to a level of simplicity which even a Congressman can comprehend.

Here’s another column by Dr. Sowell, in which he explains how His oneness is  taking us all for fools.

Peter Robinson has a new Uncommon Knowledge series with Dr. Sowell,  and 4 of the 5 parts are available  here.

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August 20, 2010 at 8:12 am

Robinson and Barone, V

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The last installment,  discussing  whether we’re at another major inflection point in politics.

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August 8, 2010 at 11:47 pm

Robinson and Barone, IV

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The   political attitudes towards war are discussed.

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August 6, 2010 at 11:35 pm