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Venn diagram of the day on the gobbledygook that is Tariff Man’s trade ‘policy’ and the gullibility of his supporters – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram of the day on the gobbledygook that is Tariff Man’s trade ‘policy’ and the gullibility of his supporters The Venn diagram above was inspired by Don Boudreaux’s post on Cafe Hayek featuring an email from his intrepid college Veronique de Rugy, reprinted below in its entirety: President Trump explained yesterday that he would delay the new wave of tariffs on China to December 15th as to not derail Christmas shopping in America. That implies that he...

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Celebrating the birthday of John Venn, creator of the Venn diagram, with what else? Some Venn diagrams! – Publications – AEI

AEI Celebrating the birthday of John Venn, creator of the Venn diagram, with what else? Some Venn diagrams! British mathematician John Venn was born on August 4, 1834, so this Sunday marks the 185th anniversary of his birth in Hull, England. John Venn is most known for creating and introducing the Venn diagram in 1880, which has been used in the fields of set theory, probability, logic, statistics, and computer science according to his Wikipedia page. Interestingly, Venn himself did not use...

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Venn diagram of the day….. – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram of the day….. …. was inspired by Jon Murphy’s post on Facebook: Why is it that economic sanctions imposed by the US government preventing Iran from importing harms Iran but economic sanctions imposed by the US government preventing the US from importing is “making America great again”? Trump’s largest consistency is his inconsistency. Q: If economic sanctions weaken Iran’s economy as intended by preventing Iranians from importing...

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Venn diagram and update on Oberlin College – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram and update on Oberlin College It’s been widely reported that Oberlin College was recently “forced to check its woke privilege” when an Ohio jury awarded $11 million in compensatory damages (and another $33 million in punitive damages) to a family bakery for being defamed and smeared by Oberlin College students and administrators. Here’s some related commentary from Jonathan Turley writing in The Hill “Oberlin College case shows how universities...

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Colleges profess commitment to diversity & inclusion, except when they practice uniformity & exclusion at commencement – Publications – AEI

AEI Colleges profess commitment to diversity & inclusion, except when they practice uniformity & exclusion at commencement The Venn diagram above was inspired by Tammy Bruce‘s op-ed in the Washington Examiner “A new folly of identity politics: ‘Separate but equal’ commencements,” here’s a shortened version: During commencement season, young people across the country enjoy the ceremony marking the completion of their college career, attaining...

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Charts of the day: Trump tariffs and EV tax cuts for the rich – Publications – AEI

AEI Charts of the day: Trump tariffs and EV tax cuts for the rich 1. Chart of the Day (above) shows two of the effects of Trump’s tariffs on washing machines and steel, based the CPI and PPI reports this week from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Table 2 in today’s CPI report shows that the CPI for Laundry Equipment (washing machines) increased by 15.5% in November from a year earlier, reflecting the Trump tariffs on imported washing machines were announced in late January 2018...

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Venn diagram/Video/Quotation of the day on the incoherent, inconsistent ideology of the left – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram/Video/Quotation of the day on the incoherent, inconsistent ideology of the left Heather Mac Donald was Mark Levin’s guest last night on his Fox News TV show “Life, Liberty and Levin” (see full video below). Starting about at 28:10, Heather delivered this “money quote” (the “best part” of the segment as somebody said in the YouTube comments): What I find so extraordinary is that the left, in the morning, has one narrative. Which is...

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Venn diagram of the day: Is gender a social construct? Well, it all depends….. – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram of the day: Is gender a social construct? Well, it all depends….. The Venn diagram above was inspired by Heather Mac Donald’s City Journal article “Gender Is a Construct—Except When It’s Not,” here’s a slice: A foundational tenet of academic feminism holds that alleged differences between males and females are socially constructed. This credo usually maximizes the opportunities for charging sexism, yet it will be discarded in an instant if...

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Celebrating the birthday of John Venn, creator of the Venn diagram, with what else? Some Venn diagrams! – Publications – AEI

AEI Celebrating the birthday of John Venn, creator of the Venn diagram, with what else? Some Venn diagrams! British mathematician John Venn was born on August 4, 1834, so this Saturday marks the 184th anniversary of his birth in Hull, England. John Venn is most known for creating and introducing the Venn diagram in 1880, which has been used in the fields of set theory, probability, logic, statistics, and computer science according to his Wikipedia page. Interestingly, Venn himself did not...

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Venn diagram of the day on the selective concern among corporate executives about American jobs – Publications – AEI

AEI Venn diagram of the day on the selective concern among corporate executives about American jobs A few days ago, Don Boudreaux posted this comment on Cafe Hayek: Corporate executives and lobbyists very often assert that concern for the well-being of their workers is among the reasons they seek tariffs punitive taxes on fellow citizens who choose to purchase products from foreign competitors. How many of these executives and lobbyists are as eager to demand that government prevent them...

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