Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Education Performance for Minorities: California vs. Texas and Elsewhere

by John B. Taylor with Eric Hanushekvia Economics One
Friday, August 30, 2013

I have heard more people talk about leaving California this year than at any other time in the past three decades, and I know quite a few who have already left, several for the second biggest popul...

Analysis and Commentary

Suggesting a Different Approach to Gavin Newsom's Job as Lt. Gov.

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, August 30, 2013

When the eastern span replacement of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens the morning after Labor Day, California hopefully ends a sordid chapter in an otherwise rich history of engineering marvels – sordid in that the span took five times longer to build than the original Bay Bridge (two spans and a tunnel), cost six times its original $1.1 billion price tag, and remains plagued by questions as to its structural integrity.

Analysis and Commentary

Saving The Orange Tree

by Henry I. Millervia Los Angeles Times
Friday, August 30, 2013

Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the day, using two critical but often-disparaged technologies: chemical pesticides in the short run and genetic engineering in the longer term.

Analysis and Commentary

Is The War to Save Face or Save Lives?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Click here to see the symposium of PJ columnists analyzing the pros and cons of an intervention in Syria.******Most of the arguments pro and con for an intervention in Syria have already been made.I t

Analysis and Commentary

Destroy Assad’s Regime, or Hold Your Fire

by Fouad Ajamivia Bloomberg View
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Syria is the moral and strategic test that U.S. President Barack Obama neither sought nor wanted. He had done his best to avert his gaze from its horrors. He,

Analysis and Commentary

What ‘The Butler’ Gets Wrong About Ronald Reagan and Race

by Kiron K. Skinner, Steven Hayward, Paul Kengorvia Washington Post
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Four presidential historians say the film gets it wrong.

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Anderson Cooper 360

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Anderson talked with Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, National Security Analyst Fran Townsend, who currently sits on the Homeland Security and CIA external advisory boards, Christopher Dickey, Middle East Editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast and CNN's chief...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on Opinion Journal

with Bill Whalenvia Wall Street Journal Live
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the Steve Malzberg Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia NewsMax
Thursday, August 29, 2013

President Barack Obama's ideas about capitalism and employment are skewed and double down on failure, according to Richard Epstein, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Guest: Hotel California: Bill Whalen, Hoover, in re, Ten Years After Pat Gray Recall and Arnold Schwarzenegger Moment: Lessons Learned.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on the John Batchelor Show (20:43)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show (10:54)

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Robert Satloff, Washington Institute. Fouad Ajami, Hoover. Tony Badran, FDD. 

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (31:13)

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 29, 2013