Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Getting Nowhere, Very Fast

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

California has a huge state debt and Washington has a huge national debt. But that does not discourage either Governor Jerry Brown or President Barack Obama from wanting to launch a very costly high-speed rail system...

Featured Commentary

Conservatives Need to Make the Case for Freedom

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Monday, January 30, 2012

Republicans need to start making a case based on history, the Constitution, and math that Obama’s and the Democrats’ redistributive egalitarian politics is taking this country down the road not just to fiscal ruin, but to the further constriction of our freedom...

Blogs
Blogs

A Populist Campaign of One Percenters

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, January 30, 2012

The problem with President Obama’s us-vs.-them fairness campaign is that the Democratic technocracy that runs the redistributionist state is so deeply embedded within the One Percent that it is impossible to hide the hypocrisies...

Blogs

The Market Value of Iranian Threats

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, January 30, 2012

If Iran cannot cripple the economies of countries concerned by its nuclear programs, what sway can it expect to have? Thankfully, very little...

Blogs

Shane … Newt … Come Back!

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, January 30, 2012

At the risk of wiping egg from my face, let’s assume that Mitt Romney wins Tuesday’s Republican primary in Florida...But there’s a contrarian argument to make regarding Gingrich’s continued presence in the Republican primaries...

Other Media
Other Media

The Libertarian Gun Fallacy

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Second Amendment imposes no limitations on states...

Other Media

Were Ronald Reagan and Newt Gingrich close?

with Annelise Andersonvia Fix (Washington Post)
Monday, January 30, 2012
Other Media

Bernanke's Imprint on Fed Not Easily Erased

with Michael D. Bordovia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 30, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Henry Nau on the Payne Nation

with Henry R. Nauvia Payne Nation with Charles Payne
Monday, January 30, 2012

Market sees red today [Interview begins around 09:45]...

Interviews

Edward Lazear on the John Batchelor Show

with Edward Paul Lazearvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 27, 2012

Guests: Ari Berman, author "Hearding Donkeys"; Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution; Steve Greenhouse, NYT; Rachel Silverman, WSJ...