Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

How Big Government Hurts the Average Joe

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 5, 2011

Job growth is very closely linked to GDP growth. If the economy is not growing, then jobs aren't being added...

Featured Commentary

Do We Really Need to Spend More on Schools?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 5, 2011

Americans think so, until they hear that we spend $13,000 per student already...

Blogs
Blogs

How to prevent spending cut backsliding

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Friday, August 5, 2011

The recently enacted spending cuts were a small first step toward a much bigger goal. The challenge is not just enacting the next step, but also making sure Washington doesn’t backslide on the step it just took...

Blogs

Brinkema Opinion Sparing Risen from Testifying that Sterling was his Source

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Here is the July 29 opinion in which Judge Brinkema explains why NYT reporter James Risen will not have to testify, in the Jeffrey Sterling leak prosecution, about whether Sterling was Risen’s source for Chapter 9 of State of War and related matters...

Blogs

The Inexplicables

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, August 4, 2011

There are a number of things I don’t fathom about contemporary American popular culture and politics. Here is a small sample...

Blogs

Summers Way Off on FDR and 1941

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, August 4, 2011

This article is Larry's attempt to justify large increases in government spending to increase employment. There is a huge factual problem with Larry's statement...

Blogs

There’s Good News, and then There’s Really Good News

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, August 4, 2011

How about all of us—reformers and skeptics alike—agree to make the most of the good news that falls in our lap every now and then? Poor kids in Florida and a few other states are making HUGE gains. Let’s figure out why...

Blogs

Hoover and DeLong

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, August 4, 2011

The title of DeLong’s post is “Fiscal Policy During the Great Depression.” Which is what I’m interested in. I’m interested in what happened to overall spending...

Other Media
Other Media

'Ugly America'

by Russell A. Bermanvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, August 5, 2011

Europeans will even defend Strauss-Kahn and bin Laden if it gives them a chance to kick the U.S....

Other Media

Mortgage Morass

by Charles Calomirisvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, August 4, 2011

The latest housing market "fix" is bad news for borrowers--and for the economy...

Interviews
Interviews

Mark Blitz on Breaking it Down with DT

with Mark Blitzvia Blog Talk Radio
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Tonight's show features Mark Blitz (A.B and Ph.D. from Harvard University) who is Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy, Chairman of the Department of Government and Director of Research at Claremont McKenna College...

Interviews

Terry Moe on the Brian Wilson show

with Terry M. Moevia Brian Wilson and the Afternoon Drive (WSPD)
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Brian discusses "Teacher’s Unions and America’s Public Schools" with the author, Dr. Terry Moe...