Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

President Obama, is a 'Substandard' Health Plan Really Substandard?

by Edward Paul Lazearvia FoxNews.com
Friday, November 8, 2013

Unfortunately, President Obama’s definition of “substandard” health plans is likely to work in the wrong direction by disqualifying plans that induce health consumers to behave more efficiently.

Analysis and Commentary

Spinning America's Report Card

by Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 8, 2013

ObamaCare isn't the only thing the Obama administration is spinning these days. In education, too, accomplishments on the ground don't match the rhetoric coming out of Washington.

Privacy, Security, and the National Security Agency (NSA)
Analysis and Commentary

NSA Must Resolve Image Problem

by Amy Zegart, Marshall Erwinvia Omaha World-Herald
Friday, November 8, 2013

In the wake of Edward Snowden’s ongoing revelations about U.S. surveillance programs, the National Security Agency is facing the worst crisis in its 60-year history.

Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Forget the Other Entitlement Monsters

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Friday, November 8, 2013

What the ObamaCare train wreck is temporarily eclipsing.

Analysis and Commentary

Hagel's Priorities

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Thursday, November 7, 2013

I agree with Dov that the White House is behaving utterly irresponsibly with regard to defense spending and policy -- and I even favor further spending cuts, which Dov does not. President Obama has for his entire term in office treated DOD like an ATM machine, cutting its budget to free up money for his priorities while excoriating Congress for the consequences of those cuts. President Obama clearly doesn't share the Pentagon's concern about further cuts, blithely saying the $490 billion already cut can be matched. The White House chose to exclude personnel costs from budget cuts, ratcheting up pressure on other parts of the budget. The president was shameless enough to go to Camp Pendleton during the government shutdown, stand in front of the assembled Marines and say

Analysis and Commentary

The Political Debate We Need to Have

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Red Eye Radio (20:23)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Red Eye Radio
Friday, November 8, 2013
Interviews

Kiron Skinner on Secure Freedom Radio (28:53)

with Kiron K. Skinnervia Secure Freedom Radio
Friday, November 8, 2013

PETER HOEKSTRA, former Michigan Congressman and Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, talks about Iran's nuclear program and the damage Edward Snowden has committed against U.S. national security.CHARLOTTE FLORANCE, of the Heritage Foundation, expl...

Interviews

Amy Zegart on All Things Considered (:28)

with Amy Zegartvia All Things Considered (NPR)
Thursday, November 7, 2013

New public opinion polls show distaste for National Security Agency surveillance does not break cleanly across party lines. Despite the administration's attempts otherwise, one new study finds that the more people know about the NSA, the more they dislike it.

Interviews

Bill Whalen on Opinion Journal

with Bill Whalenvia Wall Street Journal Live
Thursday, November 7, 2013
In the News
In the News

U.S. Students Show Incremental Progress on National Test

with Eric Hanushekvia Washington Post
Friday, November 8, 2013

Education secretary calls National Assessment of Educational Progress results a ‘modest’ improvement.