Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How state can take back diplomacy

by Kori Schakevia Politico
Friday, April 6, 2012

The militarization of U.S. diplomacy is bad policy, and it doesn’t have to be this way...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s education grade left behind by Bush’s

by Paul E. Petersonvia Washington Times
Friday, April 6, 2012

President funneled money to teachers’ salaries rather than teaching success...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s Comments on the Supreme Court

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 5, 2012

It was not a bad idea because it constituted bullying of the Court. It was a bad idea – at least from the President’s perspective – because it makes it harder for the Justices to rule in favor of the President’s position...

Analysis and Commentary

An Inconvenient Truth From the NYT on Hybrid and Electric Cars

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, April 5, 2012

With its table “The Cost of Higher Fuel Economy,” the Times has blown the cover of the electric or hybrid car. They do not make economic sense even at much higher gas prices...

Analysis and Commentary

Walking Back the Trayvon Martin Hysteria

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, April 5, 2012

How sick we have become as a nation, when preferring not to prejudge a case until an inquiry reviews known evidence and searches for new information is considered racist; and wishing to inject race in order to do the opposite is not...

Analysis and Commentary

The Mystery of Eric Hoffer

by Tom Bethell with Hoover Institutionvia American Spectator
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

We know very little about his life before he was 35...

Interviews
Interviews

Boskin on California's Economy, Budget Deficit

with Michael J. Boskinvia InBusiness (Bloomberg Television)
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Michael Boskin, an economics professor at Stanford University, talks about California's economy and budget deficit...

Interviews

David Davenport on the John Batchelor Show

with David Davenportvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Guests: Frances Kakugawa, author; Rep. Devin Nunes, (R-CA); David Davenport, Hoover...

Interviews

Tod Lindberg on the John Batchelor Show

with Tod Lindbergvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents; Moshen Sazegara; Hassan Shariatmadari; John Bolton, AEI; Tod Lindberg, Hoover...

Interviews

Liberal Bias at UC?

with Peter Berkowitzvia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Students at the University of California are receiving a biased and compromised education from activist professors. So says a new report by the privately funded National Association of Scholars...

Interviews

Jack Goldsmith on the Daily Show

with Jack Goldsmithvia Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Jack Goldsmith's book "Power and Constraint" argues that, surprisingly, America's governmental checks and balances do a pretty decent job of constraining executive power...

In the News
In the News

Why Do Great Powers Decline?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, April 6, 2012

Because their citizens choose to spend money on themselves, not on defense...