Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Change—and Some Hope

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, May 14, 2012

The Rasmussen Tracking Poll recently had Romney up 50 to 42 over Obama...So why has Barack Obama plunged in the polls these last few days?...

Analysis and Commentary

On Homosexual Marriage

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, May 13, 2012

The ideal solution would make all “marriages” contractual civil unions that would specify the rights of both parties. Every couple, including gay couples, would then be allowed to call their arrangement a marriage...

Analysis and Commentary

Raise standards, eliminate cheating from school tests

by Herbert J. Walberg, David V. Andersonvia NJ Voices Guest Blog (NJ.com)
Sunday, May 13, 2012

With its proposed testing program, New Jersey is making a good start. Does it have the courage to plow ahead? It won’t be easy...

Analysis and Commentary

Look To Sweden! Obama's High-Tax Gurus

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, May 13, 2012

The parallels between the Swedish Social Democrats and their labor allies of the 1970s and the Obama administration are striking...

Analysis and Commentary

Where is the outrage?

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Friday, May 11, 2012

This week the [House] moved forward with a budget that would allow the Dept. of Defense to escape the strictures of sequestration...The same House budget imposes a 12 percent reduction this year on the State Dept. budget requested by the White House...

Analysis and Commentary

Purple States, Purple Reign for Romney?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, May 11, 2012

As far as shock polls go, put this one somewhere between strong jolt and solid zap. Rasmussen Reports’ daily tracking survey of the presidential race for Friday has President Obama losing to Mitt Romney, 50%-43%...

Interviews
Interviews

H.R. McMaster: The Warrior's-Eye View of Afghanistan

with H. R. McMastervia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, May 12, 2012

The two-star general wrote the book on Vietnam and showed the way for the surge in Iraq. Now he's back from 20 months in Afghanistan—and says the war can be won...

Interviews

John Taylor on the Larry Kudlow Show

with John B. Taylorvia Larry Kudlow Show
Saturday, May 12, 2012

Larry replays his interview with Obamanomics Founder, Larry Summers, and has John Taylor senior fellow at Hoover Institutes reacts to Summers Interview...

Interviews

Peter Berkowitz and Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitz, Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, May 11, 2012

Guests: McKay Coppins, Buzzfeed; Gordon Chang, Forbes; Tunku Varadarajan, Newsweek International; Peter Berkowitz, Hoover...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, May 11, 2012

Guests: Greg Zuckerman, WSJ; Greg Quinn, Bloomberg; Bob Zimmerman, Behind the Black; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

Brown pushes tax hike as California's money woes deepen

with Bill Whalenvia Reuters
Sunday, May 13, 2012
In the News

The Iranian Turning Point

with Abbas Milanivia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, May 12, 2012
In the News

Obama’s tax on insulin pumps and wheelchairs

with Henry I. Millervia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Friday, May 11, 2012