Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

National standards would harm math curriculum

by Williamson M. Eversvia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, July 30, 2010

The State Board of Education is voting Monday on adopting national K-12 curriculum standards in a package that includes an obese, unteachable eighth-grade math course...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Televised Turn-Off

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Thursday, July 29, 2010

The president’s appearance on The View, billed as the first-ever by a chief executive on a daytime talk show, was the apotheosis of the anodyne...

Analysis and Commentary

Prop 23 Gets Draper-ized

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, July 29, 2010

At least once in every California campaign cycle, it seems, an initiative gets ”Draper-ized”...

Interviews
Interviews

Did Stimulus Funding Help or Hurt U.S. Economy in the Long Run?

with John B. Taylorvia NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Thursday, July 29, 2010

A new study by economists Mark Zandi and Alan Blinder showed the U.S. government's nearly $800 billion economic stimulus and the Wall Street bailout likely steered the American economy away from another depression. Jeffrey Brown moderates a debate between Zandi and Stanford University economist John Taylor...

Interviews

Forum with Michael Krasney

with Victor Davis Hansonvia NPR
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Historian Victor Davis Hanson joins us in the studio to discuss his new book, "The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern"...

Interviews

First News with Bob and Monica

with Joseph D. McNamaravia WWL 105.3 FM (New Orleans)
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Research Fellow Joseph D. McNamara discusses California’s Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana...

Interviews

SF Police Chief Backs Plan to Hire Civilian Investigators

with Joseph D. McNamaravia NPR
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

San Francisco's police chief is endorsing a program to hire 15 civilian investigators to do police work...

In the News
In the News

Keynes Who?

with Robert J. Barrovia Forbes.com
Friday, July 30, 2010
In the News

Dodgy days for business

with John B. Taylorvia Washington Times
Thursday, July 29, 2010
In the News

John Taylor Takes on That Blinder/Zandi Paper

with John B. Taylorvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, July 29, 2010
In the News

More Spending Is Needed on Weapons Systems, Panel Says

with William J. Perryvia New York Times
Thursday, July 29, 2010
In the News

Turkey uses Cyprus as port of terror

with Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Thursday, July 29, 2010
In the News

Why the union blocks reform

with Eric Hanushekvia Richmond County Daily Journal
Thursday, July 29, 2010