Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

O’s ugly ‘warning’

by Michael McConnellvia New York Post
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

By all accounts, President Obama’s lawyers did a poor job of defending the constitutionality of his signature health-care-reform law in the Supreme Court last week. So he’s rearguing the case himself...

Featured Commentary

Political Word Games

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

One of the highly developed talents of President Barack Obama is the ability to say things that are demonstrably false, and make them sound not only plausible but inspiring...

Featured Commentary

How Property Rights Solve Problems

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Monday, April 2, 2012

This is just a small list of the problems that are apparently "public-policy" problems only because the government has chosen to make them so. Private property solves people's problems every day...

Blogs
Blogs

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Makes a Sensible, if Delayed, Decision

by David Davenportvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The lengthy process for what should have been a straightforward decision reminds us of the dangers of these politicized and expansionist international courts...

Blogs

The Euro Crisis Is Over but No One Told me

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Imagine that the two major Greek parties lose to the nationalists, communists, and other splinter parties, the Spanish conservative government dilutes austerity, and the stimulus-inclined socialists win in France. Those saying the crisis is over would be proven fools...

Blogs

Nothing To Do with Justice, Actually...

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

We still do not have all the evidence to render a clear picture of what actually happened on [the night of Trayvon Martin's death], but we do know that recently released photos, videos, and transcripts have been misleading, doctored, or misrepresented...

Blogs

Afghan Leaders and Troops Need Time

by Kori Schakevia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

It’s been a discouraging several weeks in the Afghan war, but we absolutely should not speed the pace of our withdrawal...

Blogs

GOP Spring Training Ends, Spring Break Begins

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

On the last day of major-league baseball’s spring training, it seemed apt that the Republicans held three low-drama presidential primaries that had the look and feel of exhibitions...

Other Media
Other Media

South Africa's Orwellian Constitution

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The American version may be out of sync with the global consensus on human rights, but that makes it a stronger plan of government...

Other Media

Wonkbook: Behind the gloomy economic forecasts

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Wonkblog (Washington Post)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Lazear Says U.S. Policies Not Conducive to Growth

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Street Smart (Bloomberg Television)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ed Lazear, a professor at Stanford University, talks about the U.S. economic recovery and the outlook for growth...

Interviews

Worst Economic Recovery?

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Street Signs (CNBC)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Former economic adviser to President G.W. Bush Edward Lazear offers insight into what he considers, "the worst economic recovery in history"...

Interviews

John Taylor on the John Batchelor Show

with John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Larry Kudlow, CNBC; Josh Kraushaar, National Journal; John Taylor, author...