Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

There Will Be Guns

by Benjamin Wittesvia New Republic
Friday, March 21, 2008

One thing seemed clear from Tuesday's Supreme Court oral arguments in District of Columbia v. Heller: The justices are poised to recognize that the Second Amendment confers on individual Americans the right to own guns...

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Heretic!

with Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steelevia Tribune Media Services
Friday, March 21, 2008

David Mamet, considered by some to be the greatest living playwright, has proclaimed for all to hear — but few to listen — that he is no longer “a brain-dead liberal..."

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Even in tight times, governor must start on school reforms

with Eric Hanushekvia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, March 21, 2008

First health care and water, now education...

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Should Moscow Root for Obama?

with Niall Ferguson, Michael McFaulvia OpEdNews.com
Friday, March 21, 2008

When it comes to Russia, the differences among the US presidential candidates are so slight that there is little reason for Russians to prefer one over another...

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European Union = Corruption?

with Niall Fergusonvia Pajamas Media
Friday, March 21, 2008

Corruption, a word that comes to English via Latin and the Romance languages, has long meant the death, putrefaction and disintegration of physical, moral or social bodies, but this is not the gloss bestowed on it by the President of the European Union’s Parliament, Hans-Gert Poettering...

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Obama speech opens up race dialogue

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, March 21, 2008

Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech...

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Newt Gingrich on "Hannity & Colmes"

with Newt Gingrich, Shelby Steelevia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, March 20, 2008

And this is a Fox News alert...

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The Obamastrophe

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, March 20, 2008

I admire Barack’s Obama rhetorical skills and ability to run against Clinton, Inc., but racial polarization will be the legacy of an Obama campaign that promised to transcend race...

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A bargain becomes a challenge

with Shelby Steelevia Power Line
Thursday, March 20, 2008

In A Bound Man, Shelby Steele’s insightful book about Barack Obama, Steele distinguishes between two types of successful African-American public figures: bargainers and challengers...

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The Bear Trap

with Milton Friedmanvia Time Magazine
Thursday, March 20, 2008

It was, no question, one of the most dramatic episodes in American financial history...

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Clinton, Obama Should Warn North Korea

with William J. Perryvia Wheeling Intelligencer (WV)
Thursday, March 20, 2008

Some powerful Democrats are attempting to make it clear to North Korean leaders that dragging their feet on nuclear disarmament will not be productive...

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Once Acclaimed, U.S. Public Schools Weave Through Troubled Times

with Diane Ravitchvia Voice of America
Thursday, March 20, 2008

Public schools in the United States once matched even the finest private academies in facilities and quality of instruction...

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Focus on Issues: Is Peace between Israel and the Palestinians Possible?

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

For decades, prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians has been punctuated by violence...

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Facts on Policy: Prison Demographics

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

In December 2006, there were 1.57 million people in federal or state prisons...