Political Pitfalls and Dreadful Demographics: Israel and Palestine

Political Pitfalls and Dreadful Demographics Achieving a lasting peace between the Israelis and Palestinians will require, among other things, two moves that should have been made long ago. July 15, 2003 by George W. Liebmann Two important causes of the continuing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians do not receive sufficient attention. The first is […]

Book Review, Hilary Rodham Clinton, Living History

Reading Between the Lines Hillary Rodham Clinton, Living History (Simon and Schuster, 2003), 562 pages, $28 American Outlook, December 15, 2003 by George W. Liebmann This campaign autobiography is Mrs. Clinton’s effort to establish that she knows “how Congress really works” and that she “developed relationships with foreign leaders.” In her acknowledgments, buried at the […]

Review of Victor Klemperer, The Lesser Evil

Liebmann and Shively,P.A.:Local Government and Education Law Home Hamdan and the Law Federalism and Criminal Law Creating Community in Planned Communities (Conference) Common Law Tradition: A Collective Portrait (On-line Lecture) Review of Victor Klemperer, The Lesser Evil: Diaries 1945-1969 Review of Sarah Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock Review of Gabriel Schoenfeld, […]

Fragmented Families

“Confirm Thy Soul in Self-Control, Thy Liberty in Law” from M. Pearlstein (ed.), Fragmented Families and Silence of the Faithful (2015) By George W. Liebmann In addressing the problems presented by fragmented families, religious institutions must first strengthen themselves. There was a time when the ministry was considered one of the three great learned professions, […]

Expanding Distance Learning in Maryland Schools

Expanding Distance Learning in Maryland Schools   A Comparative Analysis of Distance Learning in Maryland and Other States   by Nicholas Schwaderer   Calvert Institute for Policy Research 8 West Hamilton Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Tel: (410) 752 5887                     Contents   1 MARYLAND ONLINE EDUCATION […]

The Institute’s Executive Director’s Pratt Library talk on his book The Last American Diplomat was broadcast on C-Span2’s Book Week on Saturday August 9 at 8:45 p.m. and will be re-broadcasted on Sunday August 17 at 2 p.m.

  New Issue:       Moody’s assigns Aaa to Maryland’s $475M GO bonds; outlook negative         Global Credit Research – 11 Jul 2013   $10.7 billion of net tax-supported debt outstanding   MARYLAND (STATE OF) State Governments (including Puerto Rico and US Territories) MD   Moody’s Rating   ISSUE RATING   […]

Culture Wars and History

SIGN UP CULTURE WARS AND HISTORY by George Liebmann Issue 213– October 10, 2012 The American political system as traditionally understood was described by Charles de Gaulle in the last volume of his memoirs published in 1971: a federation of states, each of which, with its governor, its representatives, its judges, and its officials–all, elected–takes upon itself responsibility […]

Rehabilitating Lochner (Book Review)

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Norquist’s Beast Thrives: Influential anti-tax activist’s work has done nothing to limit the size of government

www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-norquist-20111219,0,497956.story baltimoresun.com Norquist’s ‘beast’ thrives Influential anti-tax activist’s work has done nothing to limit the size of government By George W. Liebmann 6:00 AM EST, December 19, 2011 Advertisement For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office […]