Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Rent Control Hits the Supreme Court

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Private apartment owners should not have to fund a public welfare program...

Featured Commentary

The GOP's Not-So-Great Communicators

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

No one should judge politicians on rhetoric alone. But to govern, presidents do need to interest, move and compel us: They need to be good speakers...

Featured Commentary

David Brooks: The Conscience Of A Pseudo-Conservative

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Brooks is a poor excuse for a conservative, but if his fawning over Obama is the result of the president and his minions courting him at every opportunity, he is far worse...

Blogs
Blogs

The EU Must Reject Ukraine’s Bid for Association Status Until Timoshenko Is Freed

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

If we get upset by Putin’s dashing of the vestiges of Russian democracy, we should recognize that Yanukovich’s actions are even more blatant and reprehensible...

Blogs

A Flood of Cheap Chinese Goods

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Whatever you think of Chinese politics or nationalism, the flood (or floodlet) of cheap Chinese goods is not a threat...

Blogs

The Interesting Political Economy of the Social Security Tax Cut

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

[An interesting op/ed] got me thinking more about something I had been wondering about: the interesting political economy of the recent [extension of unemployment benefits and payroll tax cut] bill...

Blogs

More on Fannie and Freddie and the crisis

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The right argues that the cause of the crisis was that the government made banks (Fannie and Freddie and CRA) buy bad loans. The left argues the government through deregulation let investment banks run amok. Each is partially correct...

Blogs

Iran starts the year with a bang

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

As the new year dawns, we should continue to tighten the screws on this Iranian government and wish the Iranian people well in ending the tyranny that has repressed and impoverished them...

Blogs

Iowa Is Deceptive; Political Artistry Matters

by Kiron K. Skinnervia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Success in Iowa is no guarantee of subsequent victories, but candidates and their advisers who dismiss the importance of the caucuses do so at their own peril...

Other Media
Other Media

China Takes Aim at U.S. Naval Might

with Admiral Gary Rougheadvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Other Media

Santorum, Romney in dead heat at Iowa caucuses

with Hoover Institution, Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Other Media

Iowa’s muddled finish means long 2012 GOP nomination “slog” ahead

with Hoover Institution, Bill Whalenvia Politics Blog (San Francisco Chronicle)
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

View from the Top

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Inside the Ivory Tower (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Nine of the world's top international relations scholars weigh in on the Ivory Tower survey...

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Guests: Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; David Kirkpatrick, NYT; Henry Miller, Hoover; Steve Russollilo, Dow Jones...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the Inga Barks Show

with Bill Whalenvia Inga Barks (KMJ)
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Guest: Former Speechwriter for CA Gov. Pete Wilson, Bill Whalen, on the Iowa Caucus...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Guests: Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ; Bill Whalen, Hoover; Larry Johnson, No Quarter; Lara Brown, Villanova; Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; David Drucker, Roll Call; John Avlon, CNN...