Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Social Security and Kids

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, June 4, 2010

[I]f one's goal is to reduce distribution, why not take the next logical step: make Social Security non-distributive. How would you do that? End it...

Analysis and Commentary

Our 1979

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, June 3, 2010

It has been sort of a topos to evoke the specter of 1979. I’ve done it repeatedly, as have other observers...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the Gaza embargo a crime?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, June 3, 2010

Is the embargo a strategic mistake? Maybe, though it’s easy to encourage Israel to “search for weapons” while sitting safely in the United States. Is it a crime? I’d say the moral responsibility lies elsewhere...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Slips Up On Oil Spill Panel

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

While he headed the EPA, [William] Reilly was one of those know-nothing policymakers. Obama's tapping him to investigate the Gulf oil spill exemplifies what Newsweek and Washington Post contributing editor Robert Samuelson has called a "parody of leadership..."

In the News
In the News

Districts' Financial Crisis Is Not the Time to Talk Reform

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Friday, June 4, 2010

It seems that every day for the past few months there has been an article reporting that some school district faces widespread teacher layoffs this fall. The recession has sapped local and state funds, and the districts have no choice...

In the News

Republican voters are in a quandary

with Thad Kousservia Los Angeles Times
Friday, June 4, 2010

They must choose between ideological purity and the ability to attract mainstream support in November if they hope to retire their longtime nemesis, Democrat Barbara Boxer...

In the News

Turning Silicon Valley Money Into Political Power

with Bill Whalenvia Prop Zero (Bay Area NBC)
Thursday, June 3, 2010

The next Governor of California will be from the Bay Area...what's behind this political power shift to Northern California? Bill Whalen of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, a former speech writer for Governor Pete Wilson, thinks part of what's happening is circumstantial...

In the News

The FDA’s Imprudent Caution

by Henry I. Millervia Policy Review
Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Regulation and risk aversion hinder advancement...