Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

If the UN Wants to be Useful: Build Villas for Dictators

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Thursday, August 11, 2011

If the UN wanted to make itself useful, it should have a protection program for dictators who negotiate to leave office...

Analysis and Commentary

Learning Something from the Streets?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, August 11, 2011

If one combines [analyses of British rioting] with direct news accounts, op-eds, Youtube confessionals, and official government pronouncements describing constantly changing strategies, I think one can draw three disinterested conclusions...

Analysis and Commentary

The Lesson from Education Reform Idol: Elections Matter

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, August 11, 2011

While they haven’t been twiddling their thumbs , legislators didn’t get religion on reform until now. How come? The answer is obvious: The 2010 elections, which gave Indiana Republicans control of the House and a super-majority in the Senate...

Analysis and Commentary

’Steady As You Go’ Still Good Policy for Uncertain Times

by John B. Taylorvia Echoes (Bloomberg)
Thursday, August 11, 2011

It's time to restore the predictability of sound fiscal and monetary policy, and then return to the mantra of "Steady As You Go"...

Analysis and Commentary

Post-Debate Thoughts

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Some musings re. Thursday night’s debate in Iowa featuring eight Republican presidential hopefuls...

Analysis and Commentary

Tea Party Understands Economics Better Than Obama Or Bill Maher

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Liberal commentators and comedians appear to accept Keynesian economics as such an evident truth that non-believers must be stupid. Keynesian economics has become a liberal dogma...

Analysis and Commentary

It's Now Obama's Economy

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, August 11, 2011

It is an understatement to say that President Obama now owns the bad economy. He and his minions are actually creating and perpetuating it, policy by policy, decision by decision...

Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on Top Story with Chris Reed

with Peter Berkowitzvia Top Story with Chris Reed (KOGO)
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on Secure Freedom Radio

with Peter Berkowitzvia Secure Freedom Radio
Thursday, August 11, 2011

On today’s edition of Secure Freedom Radio, Peter Berkowitz, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, joins Frank to discuss the latest “Progressive bents,” from contempt for the recent debt deal to efforts that will erode our national sovereignty...

Interviews

Waiving Away No Child Left Behind

with Michael J. Petrillivia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Fordham Institute education analyst Michael Petrilli on the White House's plan to waive No Child Left Behind provisions for states that adopt their preferred policies...

Interviews

Teachers Feeling 'Beat Down' As School Year Starts

with Michael J. Petrillivia All Things Considered (NPR)
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

As students prepare to begin another school year, their teachers are hopping mad. They're facing layoffs and deep budget cuts and many say they're tired of being blamed unfairly for just about everything that's wrong in public education...

In the News
In the News

Charles Moore on Margaret Thatcher: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, August 12, 2011
In the News

Fishy Legislation

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, August 12, 2011

An uphill swim for genetically modified salmon...