Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Eraser

by Bill Whalenvia Weekly Standard
Friday, October 27, 2006

‘If a democratic tsunami emerges on Election Day, then it's reasonable to expect California to surf the wave…

Analysis and Commentary

Dark Ages reborn in Middle East

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Friday, October 27, 2006

The most frightening aspect of the present war is how easily our pre-modern enemies from the Middle East have brought a stunned, postmodern world back into the Dark Ages…

In the News
In the News

Democracy with Chinese characteristics

with Larry Diamondvia Asia Times
Friday, October 27, 2006

In 1976, chairman Mao Zedong died after leading a decade of the murderous Cultural Revolution that nearly broke China…

In the News

Justice honors Brennan's legacy

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Washington Square News
Friday, October 27, 2006

The Brennan Center for Justice hosted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yesterday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the appointment of its namesake — the late Associate Justice William Brennan — to the Court, as well as the 10th anniversary of the center’s establishment…

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Are Professional Sports Competitive?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, October 27, 2006

Michael Lewis's Moneyball tells the story of how the Oakland A's became successful…

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Yale profs react to N. Korean tests

with George P. Shultz, Charles Hillvia Yale Daily News
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Like most Yale students, the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il spends a lot of time surfing the net…

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Venezuela reportedly loses bid for Security Council seat

with William Ratliffvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Venezuela appears to have lost its campaign for a seat on the U.N. Security Council, a dramatic setback for President Hugo Chavez's bid to become the top international scourge of President Bush…

In the News

News Magazine's Recipe for Success: Dump Conservative Policies, Go Left

with Niall Fergusonvia News Buster
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Would Republicans be popular again if they’d only dump their conservative principles…

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Tactics for desperate times

with Shelby Steelevia Boston Globe
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Ka-boom! Implosion you heard is collapse of Healey candidacy…

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Slicker than Oil: The Debate Over California’s Proposition 87

by Paul M. Romervia Aplia Econ Blog
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Proposition 87, a hotly contested measure on the ballot in California, nicely illustrates the key lessons about tax incidence--who actually pays a tax…

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War, Punditry, and Farming

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Depression apparently bounds these days...