Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

China's Next Buying Spree: Foreign Companies

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 24, 2011

Beijing wants to diversify out of U.S. debt and it will have plenty of cash to make acquisitions...

Featured Commentary

Recovering the Constitution

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Monday, January 24, 2011

One favorable development in Washington is Congress’s newfound interest in the Constitution. First, they read it on the House floor and then required that all bills identify “as specifically as practicable the power…granted to Congress in the Constitution to enact the bill...”

Featured Commentary

His vision revived the spirit of America

by Edwin Meese IIIvia USA Today
Monday, January 24, 2011

...[M]ost historians rate [Ronald Reagan's] two terms as a remarkable period of success and hold him up as the example against which subsequent presidents are measured. He stands today as one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history...

Blogs
Blogs

Overselling of Microfinance

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, January 23, 2011

[Microfinance] often does help lower poverty, especially of poor women, but it cannot ever make more than a small contribution to overcoming poverty...

Blogs

Obama’s Mandela Moment

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, January 22, 2011

In a news-obsessed culture, sometimes the media simply ignores profound stories, such as the cause of the almost inexplicable — and quite brilliantly constructed — recovery of Obama’s poll ratings...

Blogs

Time to Send the Right Message to Small Business

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, January 21, 2011

Although the Republicans can’t stop Democratic efforts in the Senate to block passage of a stand-alone measure, maybe it’s time that the Republicans sent a message to small business owners about their seriousness of purpose on economic growth...

Blogs

A thought experiment

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, January 21, 2011

In recent decades, China has become more integrated with the world economy. Has that been a good thing or a bad thing...?

Blogs

Time for Obama to Embrace Guantanamo

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, January 21, 2011

It is now two years since Barack Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay within one year...it is almost certainly one year before he faces his third anniversary failure...

Blogs

Olbermann: Sad farewell or good riddance?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Friday, January 21, 2011

Ready, folks? Here are the three principal reasons why I won't miss Keith Olbermann...

Other Media
Other Media

China Grooming Deft Politician as Next Leader

with Hoover Institution, Alice L. Millervia New York Times
Monday, January 24, 2011
Other Media

What Motivates Terrorists?

by Jessica Sternvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, January 21, 2011

Ideology is not the only or even the principal reason why individuals join terrorist groups...

Interviews
Interviews

Thomas Sowell speaks to TheDC about the financial crisis, health care, and his ideological transformation from Marxism to conservatism

with Thomas Sowellvia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, January 24, 2011

Dr. Sowell recently spoke about [“Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to Economics”] with The Daily Caller and offered his insight on some of today’s most vexing problems...