Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Sense of entitlement killing dream

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, August 13, 2009

Now and then one hears or reads reference to “the American Dream,” as if there were just one such thing...

Analysis and Commentary

Toughen the Tests

by Diane Ravitchvia New York Post
Thursday, August 13, 2009

DAVID Steiner, our new state commissioner of education, has a golden opportunity to restore New York's reputation as a national leader in education...

In the News
In the News

For public schools, one reform matters above all else

with Diane Ravitchvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, August 14, 2009

In her Aug. 11 Op-Ed article, "Charter and private schools might not make the grade either,” Diane Ravitch argues persuasively that a Los Angeles Board of Education proposal to extend choice will not work because charter schools and private management of schools have not yielded a robust net gain in student achievement...

In the News

Obama’s Bookshelf

with Peter M. Robinsonvia National Review
Friday, August 14, 2009

Our president has been spotted carrying an assortment of books, from FDR biographies to the collected poems of David Walcott...

In the News

Did Fed’s TAF Work? San Fran Fed vs. San Fran Fed

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 14, 2009

No one can say they enforce the party line at the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank...

In the News

Law of easy money

with Niall Fergusonvia Economist
Thursday, August 13, 2009

“IF FIVE hundred millions of paper had been of such advantage, five hundred millions additional would be of still greater advantage.”...

In the News

Opinion: U.S. global health strategy; fighting drought

with Henry I. Millervia News-Medical.net
Thursday, August 13, 2009

News that India may suffer a weaker-than-normal monsoon this year is raising concerns about crop yields and food supply," and "[b]etter crop plants that use water more efficiently could be a big part of the solution—if only bureaucrats and activists would get out of the way," Henry Miller, a fellow at the Hoover Institution, writes in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece...

In the News

Can Game Theory Predict When Iran Will Get the Bomb?

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia New York Times Magazine
Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Many people wonder, but Bruce Bueno de Mesquita claims to have the answer...