Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Arab World Condemns Syria's 'Killing Machine'

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 15, 2011

The least President Obama can do is call for Bashar Assad, the orchestrator of the slaughter, to step down...

Analysis and Commentary

Why has Jerry Brown become so vanilla?

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Sunday, August 14, 2011

Napoleon Bonaparte, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jordan: all brilliant at their craft, all guilty of at least one comeback too many...

Analysis and Commentary

Liberal Psychoses

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, August 14, 2011

How are we to make sense of flash mobbing, the London rioting, more hatred expressed for the Tea Party, more calls for ever more debt and spending, and Barack Obama’s dive below 40% approval in the polls...

Analysis and Commentary

Riots

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 14, 2011

Riots must be due to basic forces underlying human and social behavior since they have happened throughout history in all parts of the world...

Analysis and Commentary

Two New York Times Editorial…

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, August 14, 2011

…and guess what? This post is not about any gross factual errors in either of them concerning the legality of detention...

Analysis and Commentary

Spinning Iowa Straw Into Gold?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, August 13, 2011

What to make of the weekend results in Iowa...

Analysis and Commentary

When Economic Principles Were Ignored

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Friday, August 12, 2011

In televised speech on Sunday evening August 15, 1971, Richard Nixon shocked the world with these words: “I am today ordering a freeze on all wages and prices throughout the United States for a period of 90 days...

Analysis and Commentary

The Government Kills a Bank, Small Business, and Jobs

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Friday, August 12, 2011

In my introductory economics classes, I teach that a well-run bank spends its time getting to know it customers and then makes loans to those who are credit worthy...

Interviews
Interviews

Brady on the Electorate and the Elections of 2010 and 2012

by Russell Roberts with David Bradyvia EconTalk
Monday, August 15, 2011

David Brady of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the lessons of the election of 2010 and what we might expect from the elections of 2012...

Interviews

Boosting Job Growth: It's A Money Matter

with John B. Taylorvia Weekend Edition (NPR)
Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Federal Reserve doesn't seem very confident about the future...

Interviews

Joe McNamara on John Batchelor

with Joseph D. McNamaravia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 13, 2011

Joe McNamara discusses the riots in England...