Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Terrorists hit university researchers

by Henry I. Millervia San Diego Union-Tribune
Thursday, August 7, 2008

Last week, firebombs that exploded minutes apart destroyed a car parked outside the campus home of a researcher at the University of California Santa Cruz, and burned the front door of another's home...

Analysis and Commentary

Hillary’s Growing Shadow

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 7, 2008

Barack Obama and John McCain are running neck and neck...

Analysis and Commentary

Drug Innovation Has Fallen Victim To Risk-Averse, Anti-Industry Gov't

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

As a wet-behind-the-ears medical intern, a colleague of mine once greeted a new patient with a breezy, "So what's your problem?"...

In the News
In the News

Macroeconomic Crises Since 1870

with Robert J. Barrovia Media for Freedom (Nepal)
Thursday, August 7, 2008

An economic crisis may be defined as a situation in which a nation's per capita GDP or consumption suffers a fall of at least 10 percent over a short period. For example, in the United States from 1929 to 1933, per capita GDP fell by 29 percent, while per capita consumer spending fell by 21 percent...

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Uncle Toms for McCain? Not So, Say Black Republicans

with Shelby Steelevia Daily Voice (NY)
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Although some today view Black Republicans as Uncle Toms attempting to derail "a brother's" presidential bid in this historic election, the record to date shows that Barack Obama's downfall, if he loses, in November won't come from black Republicans. Remember, there are only five of us...

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Life and works of Alesandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

with Hoover Institutionvia New Nation (Bangladesh)
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in Kislovodsk, RSFSR (now Russia) to a young widow, Taisiya Solzhenitsyna (née Shcherbak), whose father had risen, it seems, from humble beginnings, much of a self-made man, and acquired a large estate in the Kuban region by the northern foothills of the Caucasus...

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The Great Terror: An Introduction

with Robert Conquestvia Oxford University Press (Blog)
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

The Great Terror of 1936 to 1938 did not come out of the blue...

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Learning from Hiroshima

with George P. Shultzvia Week Daily
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

“We can't undo the past,” said Ron Hertz in the Ventura County Star, “but we better learn from it.”...

In the News

McCain’s Green-Eyed Monster

with Shelby Steelevia New York Times
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Not since Iago and Othello obsessed on the comely Cassio, not since Richard of Gloucester killed his two nephews, not since Nixon and Johnson glowered at the glittering J.F.K., has there been such an unseemly outpouring of boy envy...

In the News

Barack Backer Dodges On Obama Vote for Bush Energy Bill

with John B. Taylorvia News Busters, Media Research Center
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Andrea Mitchell stopped short of laughing at a McCain advisor, but Mitchell found a mirthless manner of expressing cynicism over McCain's energy proposals...