Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Who Deserves Credit for the Improving Economy?

by Kevin M. Warshvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, April 9, 2012

American households are proving to be more prudent than their government...

Featured Commentary

The Tea Party Already Saved Taxpayers $300 Billion (Maybe a Half Trillion)

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, April 8, 2012

According to my arithmetic, the unanticipated Republican November 2010 sweep of the House with victories of fiscally-conservative freshmen saved or will save taxpayers at least $300 billion dollars for the two-year period 2011 and 2012 alone...

Blogs
Blogs

Restrictions on Campaign Contributions

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 8, 2012

Sharp restrictions on campaign contributions would make more sense if monetary contributions were the only major force that shapes who wins elections and the policies government officials support...

Blogs

Strangers in a Stranger Land

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, April 8, 2012

In our own time there are certain growing trends, most of them media-induced, that conspire to rework our collective memory, in pursuit of a supposedly noble and just cause...

Blogs

Further Politicizing Intelligence on Iran

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, April 8, 2012

Sanctions are clearly biting, but it has not compelled Iran’s leadership to renounce its nuclear ambitions. So the Obama Administration has taken it upon themselves to renounce Iran’s nuclear ambitions for them...

Blogs

Harvard National Security Journal Symposium on Covert Action

by Kenneth Andersonvia Lawfare
Saturday, April 7, 2012

One substantive observation. This meeting benefited marvelously from the presence of some of the most senior lawyers on special operations and national security – but they were all from DOD...

Blogs

The ICC and Palestine: A Response

by David Davenportvia Opinio Juris
Friday, April 6, 2012

In the end, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court made the only “legal” decision he could...

Blogs

Obama is a Social Darwinist

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, April 6, 2012

President Obama recently called a House Republican budget plan "thinly veiled social Darwinism"...But Obama is a social Darwinist too. So is everybody. Let me explain...

Other Media
Other Media

Burkhauser on the Middle Class

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 9, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Halftime in the Republican Primary Podcast

with David Brady, Tammy Frisby, Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, April 8, 2012

In this podcast from the Hoover Institution’s 2012 In Perspective series, three of Hoover’s political scholars and analysts, David Brady, Tammy Frisby, and Bill Whalen, discuss the politics of the presidential race now that roughly half the delegates have been awarded...

Interviews

Richard Epstein and Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epstein, Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 6, 2012

Guests: Tunku Varadarajan, Newsweek International; Sarah Maslin Nir, NYT; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

Interviews

Economist: Worst recovery ever

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Your Money (CNN)
Friday, April 6, 2012

Former Bush Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Ed Lazear calls the current recovery the worst ever, but Former IMF Chief Economist Ken Rogoff says financial crises lead to a naturally slow recovery...

Interviews

John Rizzo on the John Batchelor Show

with John Rizzovia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 6, 2012

Guests: Tyler Rogoway, Aviation Intel; Paul Barrett, Bloomberg; John Rizzo, Hoover; Heather Pringle, Science...