Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

It's the Oil, Stupid

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, April 12, 2007

It is usually silly to offer a single solution to complex problems. But it's hard not to when looking at the serial savagery in Iran and the Arab world...

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Practical philanthropy

with William Damonvia Washington Times
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Establishing standards and practices for charitable contributions could allay the underside of private philanthropy -- the unintentional harm it can do as it aims to do good -- William Damon said...

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Blair's Britain Turns Ten

with Niall Fergusonvia American Spectator
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Since Tony Blair's New Labour government took office on May 1, 1997, Britain has had ten years of buoyant economic growth, exceeding 3% for the last quarter of 2006 alone...

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A Grand Cru of Tax Years

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Tax years are like wine vintages...

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Imus axed from MSNBC over racial slur

with John H. Bunzelvia Reuters
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Syndicated radio and television host Don Imus was dumped from television by MSNBC on Wednesday as major advertisers abandoned him and activists vowed not to rest until he was off the airwaves altogether...

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How foreigners view the President

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Here is how one newspaper described a recent speech by the Republican in the White House...

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Tricks About Kids

with Koret Task Force, Paul E. Peterson, Eric Hanushekvia Harvard Political Review
Tuesday, April 10, 2007

79.8 percent of statistics are made up, as the old adage goes...

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Educational Inspiration or Failure?

with Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia Harvard Political Review
Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Since its founding in 1990, the non-profit organization Teach for America has worked to narrow the country’s educational achievement gap...