Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Default Power

by Josef Joffevia New York Times
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Every 10 years, it is decline time in the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Tyranny marked by silenced dissent

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, August 20, 2009

When people voice fear of the American government, they are often accused of being irrational or paranoid...

Analysis and Commentary

'A contest between hope and fear'?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, August 20, 2009

There is something creepy about the sudden invocation of Christian morality by the president to galvanize support for his state-run health care plan, as if his opponents are suddenly to be seen as somehow selfish or even un-Christian...

Interviews
Interviews

Lazear On Speculation

with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Debating oil speculation, with Edward Lazear, Stanford University professor and former President's Council of Economic Advisers chairman and CNBC's Mark Haines...

In the News
In the News

Questions, answers on Gitmo in Standish proposal

with Kori Schake, Benjamin Wittesvia Detroit News
Friday, August 21, 2009

The Obama administration wants to close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp and is considering sending some of its estimated 229 detainees to the Standish Maximum Correctional Facility...

In the News

Lincoln & More with Harry Jaffa, Part II: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, August 21, 2009

Dr. Harry Jaffa says the modern conservative movement has gone dangerously astray, and that it needs to be righted if Western civilization is to be saved...

In the News

To Opponents Of The Stimulus

with John B. Taylor, Niall Fergusonvia Forbes
Friday, August 21, 2009

According to a recent USA Today poll, 57% of Americans think the $787 billion fiscal stimulus enacted in February either has had no effect or made the economy worse...

In the News

The GOP's Best Weapon in 2010

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Weekly Standard
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Inclement political weather rocked President Obama and his party this summer...

In the News

Rehnquist Papers, Part Two

with Hoover Institutionvia Legal Times
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Last November, the first segment of the extensive collection of the late chief justice William Rehnquist's papers became public at the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University...

In the News

Rehnquist Papers: White House Wanted Publicity on Thomas Oath-Taking

with Hoover Institutionvia Legal Times
Thursday, August 20, 2009

When new Justice Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in at the Supreme Court Aug. 8, we wrote about the Court's mostly quiet campaign to have such ceremonies at the Court, not the White House...