Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Closing the achievement gap, but at gifted students’ expense

by Michael J. Petrilli, Frederick M. Hessvia Washington Post
Friday, December 16, 2011

At this very moment, millions of high-achievers are waiting to be challenged. Meeting their needs is another objective worthy of a great nation. They deserve our encouragement, not our indifference...

Blogs
Blogs

The Candidates Act Like Themselves

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, December 16, 2011

A good debate that reminds us by now that all that was to be said has already been said...

Blogs

Texas Hit the Accountability Plateau, Then the Rest of the Country Followed

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Like the meteor that led to the decline of the dinosaurs and the rise of the mammals, results-based accountability appears to have shocked the education system. But its effect seems to be fading now...

Blogs

Debate Thoughts

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Nine days before Santa goes down the chimney, the Republican presidential debates are going on hiatus. But not until after one last scrum – two hours of head butting in Des Moines, broadcast nationally by Fox News...

Other Media
Other Media

Europe with James Delingpole: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, December 16, 2011
Other Media

Disagreement Over Payroll Tax Cut’s Impact on Social Security

with Charles Blahousvia New York Times
Friday, December 16, 2011
Other Media

Obamacare’s Other Unconstitutional Provision

by Clint Bolickvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, December 16, 2011

An agency uncontrollable by Congress, unreviewable by the courts, and virtually unrepealable...

Interviews
Interviews

The Iraq War Ends

with Kori Schakevia On Point (NPR)
Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Iraq war and America. After almost nine years, the troops are nearly home. We’ll weigh the war...

Interviews

Hoover's "Magnum Opus"

with George H. Nashvia Iowa Public Radio
Tuesday, December 13, 2011

It's 1,000 pages long, took twenty years to write and sat in the archives for another fifty years...Today, Charity speaks with historian George Nash, who has edited "Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath"...