Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

New Media and Old

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Friday, February 9, 2007

The pre-election message, pronounced separately by a trio of distinguished professors but reflecting broader anxieties among Democratic Party activists and media elites, was grim...

Analysis and Commentary

America the Blameworthy

by Victor Davis Hanson with Dinesh D’Souzavia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 8, 2007

After 9/11, many leftists cited American faults that supposedly accounted for Osama bin Laden's savage attack...

Analysis and Commentary

Sorry, astronauts are people, too

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, February 8, 2007

No, I am not at all gleeful about astronaut Lisa Nowak facing attempted-murder charges...

In the News
In the News

Leading Experts Say Congress Must Stop An Attack on Iran: Is That Constitutionally Possible?

with Larry Diamondvia FindLaw
Friday, February 9, 2007

In a February 5 OpEd in the Los Angeles Times, Leon Weiss and Larry Diamond explained that they were uncertain whether President Bush's recent tough talk toward Iran was bully pulpit bluster, meant solely to control Iran's dangerous actions, or if the President was again on the road to war...

In the News

Reconstructing Ronald Reagan

with Annelise Anderson, Martin Anderson, Kiron K. Skinner, George P. Shultzvia New York Times Book Review
Friday, February 9, 2007

Of the seventeen presidents the United States has survived since Theodore Roosevelt declined his third term, none is so mystifying as Ronald Reagan...

In the News

Successful Vaccination Breeds Complacency

with Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Friday, February 9, 2007

In regard to Henry Miller's review of Arthur Allen's book "Vaccine" ("Taking Their Best Shot," Bookshelf, Leisure & Arts, Feb. 1): Dr. Miller provides an incisive rear-view-mirror account of how vaccines and immunization have freed and protected us from many deadly and debilitating diseases...

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Wary Republicans to greet governor

with Milton Friedmanvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, February 9, 2007

As the "post-partisan," independent-minded Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger prepares to address the GOP faithful tonight in Sacramento, some Republicans are pondering a question: What good is a governor of their own party if he doesn't advance their agenda?

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Steeling the Future

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Thursday, February 8, 2007

Two simple and succinct comments made by Michael Steele and Newt Gingrich at the National Review Institute Conservative Summit last month provide guidance to the conservative movement and the Republican party on how to sell their ideas and widen their base

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War with Iran? Not if Congress acts

with Larry Diamondvia People's Weekly World
Thursday, February 8, 2007

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Feb. 1, Zbigniew Brzezinski blasted the “U.S. war of choice in Iraq” calling it a “historic, strategic and moral calamity..."

In the News

Personnel Announcement

with Williamson M. Eversvia White House
Thursday, February 8, 2007

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate thirteen people and to appoint two people to serve in his Administration...

In the News

Can profits keep rising? Uncle Miltie said no

with Milton Friedmanvia Fortune
Thursday, February 8, 2007

"Would you accept the charges from Milton?" the operator would ask...

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Hoover Research Fellow Bill Evers Nominated to Be U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education

with Williamson M. Evers, John Raisian, Chester E. Finn Jr., Diane Ravitchvia Business Wire
Thursday, February 8, 2007

President George W. Bush today nominated Williamson M. “Bill” Evers, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of its Koret Task Force on K – 12 Education, to be U.S. assistant secretary of education for planning, evaluation and policy development...