Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Permanent Spending Binge

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 22, 2011

If government got by with 20% of GDP in 2007, why not in 2021, when GDP will be substantially higher...?

Analysis and Commentary

Civic Purpose among American Youth Today

by William Damonvia WilliamDamon.com
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Although some of today’s young are active in civic and political affairs, there are huge gaps in the interest and participation of the broader youth population...

Analysis and Commentary

Although Nothing Happened at Cuba’s Party Congress, Something Actually Did

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Despite speculation of major changes, none were visible at Cuba’s first party congress in sixteen years...

Analysis and Commentary

The Interest Charge for Chinese Entrepreneurs: Capital Punishment

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Wu Ying, a 29 year-old Chinese female entrepreneur, faces the death penalty for “illegal fund raising.” Her crime: raising and pooling funds outside of the official lending system...

Analysis and Commentary

Two for three

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, April 21, 2011

I have made some doozy prediction errors on this blog...I therefore want to catch up on a few of my recent predictions/analyses and compare them with subsequent events. My recent track record is a bit better...

Analysis and Commentary

Choice as a Moderating Move to the Center

by Terry M. Moevia Futures of School Reform (Education Week)
Thursday, April 21, 2011

You needn't be a free-market fanatic to recognize that choice and competition, when properly designed and regulated, have much to contribute--more options for families, stronger incentives for schools, greater potential for dynamism and innovation...

Debt Ceiling Ahead
Analysis and Commentary

Debt ceiling: Who blinks first?

by Kenneth E. Scottvia Arena (Politico)
Thursday, April 21, 2011

We are not likely to go back to a gold standard, but we are in desperate need of a more effective check, and that is what the debt ceiling debate is about...

Analysis and Commentary

Ceil Us In?

by Keith Hennesseyvia National Review Online
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Should Congress vote to raise the debt ceiling? If it does, what should Republicans get in exchange from the White House? National Review Online asked some experts — economists, academics, and politicos...

Analysis and Commentary

Putting pandering ahead of science

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Thursday, April 21, 2011

The capitulation of politicians to anti-industry, chemophobic activist groups is no substitute for science-based, data-driven decision-making...

In the News
In the News

Getting into College with Andrew Ferguson: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, April 22, 2011
In the News

Where the Action Is

with H. R. McMastervia Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 22, 2011