Category: National Review

Shutdown Simulacrum

October 5th, 2013 in 2013, Angelo Codevilla, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, National Review, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences

Way back in January, when it emerged that Beyoncé had treated us to the first ever lip-synched national anthem at a presidential inauguration, I suggested in this space that this strange pseudo-performance embodied the decay of America’s political institutions from the real thing into mere simulacrum…

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“This turns democracy into a choice between tyranny and anarchy.”

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Could We Require Large Banks to Turn Back into Partnerships?

October 9th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, National Review, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

A principal conservative critique of the Dodd-Frank banking reform act is that it didn’t address the central problem of the 2008 financial crisis, the large banks that are “too big to fail.”…

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