Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

On Teachers and Others

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, February 25, 2011

In judging teachers’ claims, we might compare their lives with the lives of, say, farmers or welders or interstate truckers...

Analysis and Commentary

The Rise of the Adolescent Mind

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, February 24, 2011

We live in a therapeutic age, one in which the old tragic view of our ancestors has been replaced by prolonged adolescence...

Analysis and Commentary

Gaddafi’s Fin de Régime

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, February 24, 2011

The violent demise of the Middle East’s longest-ruling leader — who came to office in September 1969, just a few months after Richard Nixon — stands well outside the mainstream of the region’s politics, but then Moammar Gaddafi always did...

Analysis and Commentary

Libya, Gaddafi, and Human Rights

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Western leaders are rightly appalled at Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi’s vicious crackdown on peaceful protesters...

Analysis and Commentary

Green Day

by Abbas Milanivia New Republic
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Now is the time for Obama to throw his support behind Iran’s aspiring democrats...

Analysis and Commentary

Raising debt ceiling not the real problem

by Scott S. Powellvia Detroit News
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nobody wants to say it, but a major reason why corporations are not creating many jobs and expanding in the U.S. is due to increasing systemic risk being created by Washington...

Analysis and Commentary

The alternative to unions

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The bottom line–you don’t need a union to protect you from your employer. You need alternatives...

Analysis and Commentary

This tortured Polish-Russian story is something we can all learn from

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The fog of controversy around the death of a Polish president threatens to engulf a promising new beginning...

Interviews
Interviews

President Obama & Respect for History

with Fouad Ajamivia Engaging Democracy (Sam Adams Alliance)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

This week was Presidents Day, so we thought: what better way to celebrate the holiday than a conversation about President Obama and respect for history. Our guest is Fouad Ajami...

Interviews

Why is America in decline?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Thom Hartmann Program
Tuesday, February 22, 2011