Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Hurrah for Middlebury’s Venture into Virtual Language Instruction

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Thursday, April 15, 2010

From the land of the Green Mountain boys comes a virtual shot soon to be heard around the world.

Analysis and Commentary

Civil Rights...and Wrongs

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, part four of a 1998 interview with Christopher Hitchens and Bill Buckley. The topic of the day – the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Analysis and Commentary

Things to Ponder

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, April 15, 2010

After some 15 months, we may legitimately monitor the much-heralded reset-button foreign policy, putting aside soaring rhetoric, photo-ops, and summits to simply ask: Have things improved?

Analysis and Commentary

At Last, The Truth About Tea Partiers

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Thursday, April 15, 2010

A new poll has forced The New York Times and liberal elites to admit Tea Partiers aren’t nuts—but rather passionate, educated, serious, and relatively prosperous.

Analysis and Commentary

President Obama Bows to China’s President Hu at the Nuclear Security Summit

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Critics of President Obama, conservative pundits and intellectuals, decry his bowing to third world oligarches and dictators.

Analysis and Commentary

Why do so many Americans pay no income taxes?

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Today many are discussing how many Americans do not owe income taxes. The traditional debate splits along partisan lines.

Analysis and Commentary

Too Big to Fail and the Dodd Bill

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Mark Warner thinks Mitch McConnell is either a fool or a liar. Ezra Klein reports...

Interviews
Interviews

Ray Appleton

with Victor Davis Hansonvia KMJ (Fresno)
Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Victor Davis Hanson is in the studio to discuss the Sunbird Conservative Conference.

In the News
In the News

Five hard truths about charter schools

with Paul T. Hillvia Washington Post
Friday, April 16, 2010

Many people get too excited about the latest hot education innovation. They lose their sense of perspective.

In the News

Right uses Liu to frame court debate

with Clint Bolickvia Politico
Friday, April 16, 2010

The first round of the fight over the new Supreme Court justice starts Friday. No, President Barack Obama hasn't announced his pick to succeed Justice John Paul Stevens.

In the News

Senate Battle Looms Over Appeals Court Nominee Liu

with Michael McConnellvia Morning Edition (NPR)
Friday, April 16, 2010

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a confirmation hearing Friday on President Obama's most controversial judicial nominee to date, Berkeley associate dean Goodwin Liu.

In the News

When did it end?

with Robert E. Hallvia Economist
Thursday, April 15, 2010

The American recession is over. In the summer of 2009 real GDP and industrial production hit bottom and resumed growth, and expansion in both measures strengthened as the year ended.

In the News

Harvard Scholar Makes a Turnaround on Choice

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Diane Ravitch isn't the only education scholar undergoing something of an ideological transformation these days. Harvard academic Paul E. Peterson comes to a similar conversion in his new book, Saving Our Schools, which is being published this month by the Harvard University Press.