Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Elizabeth Warren and the Blessings of Government

by Russell Robertsvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 29, 2011

If the state stuck to public goods like roads, police and education, we might feel better about paying our taxes...

Featured Commentary

Postmodern Class Warfare

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, September 29, 2011

When President Obama's polls hit 40 percent approval, he fumed at "billionaires and millionaires," "fat cat bankers" and "corporate jet owners"...But 21st century class warfare is a weird thing...

Featured Commentary

Governor could improve voters' trust in government

by David Davenport, Lenny Mendoncavia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

We suggest [Gov. Jerry Brown] locate and sign two bills, SB14 and SB15, that help solve two of his biggest problems: the annual budget mess and the lack of public trust in Sacramento's leadership, which voters say are closely linked...

Featured Commentary

Cleaning Up The EWG's Dirty Dozen

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

We will never convince the dedicated ideologues of the error of their ways, but the media can — and must — do better at presenting accurate and complete information...

Blogs
Blogs

ObamaFlex: Too much tight, too light on loose

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

ObamaFlex is in need of improvement. Some additional vetting–via the Congressional process perhaps?–might make it ready for primetime. Too bad the Administration took that option off the table...

Blogs

The Attack on Israel’s Embassy in Cairo

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Indeed, it’s often best to bring the U.S.S.R. to mind while trying to understand tyrannies. Specifically, that was the case concerning the Sep. 9 mob attack against the Israeli embassy in Cairo...

Blogs

Rules by Insiders, for Insiders

by Russell Robertsvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Part of the reason you don’t understand Basel III (or Basel II or Basel I) is because international finance has its own language, and international finance is a little bit complicated. But the main reason you don’t understand them is because you’re not meant to...

Blogs

Where is Don Draper when you need him?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

We’re a free society and voters deserve a thorough vetting of their leaders. And, in a free society, tv viewers are free to change the channel if they so desire. My concern is the quality of said forums...

Other Media
Other Media

The Perils of Ignoring History

with Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Other Media

Health care taxing America's workers

with Hoover Institutionvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Other Media

The Fall of Compassionate Conservatism

by Clifford Orwinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, September 29, 2011

George W. Bush first embraced the idea and then let it die...

Interviews
Interviews

Ying Ma on Davis & Emmer

with Ying Mavia Davis & Emmer (KTCN)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Interviews

U.S. Education Policy Doesn’t Support Smartest Children

with Michael J. Petrillivia Varney and Co. (Fox Business)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Mike Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute breaks down the shortfalls of the education system and “No Child Left Behind"...