Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Is the President in Recovery?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 28, 2011

President Obama does not care much about deficits -- other than worrying that big debt might matter in his re-election campaign...

Analysis and Commentary

Norwegian Violence: Where were the Police?

by Russell A. Bermanvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

It is...urgent to ask why Norwegian society was so susceptible to this crime and why the crime-fighting forces of order, the Norwegian police, were so ill equipped to stop it sooner...

Analysis and Commentary

Why I support the Boehner bill

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

I support the Boehner bill and hope House Republicans will vote to pass it. First I’ll flag what I like about the substance of the bill...

Analysis and Commentary

The Boehner and Reid Budget Plans Compared

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Today the CBO released its updated score of the Boehner budget proposal and the Reid budget proposal. So we can now do an apples-to-apples comparison of the year-by-year numbers in the two plans...

Analysis and Commentary

Ideals Versus Realities

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

It is not idealism to ignore the limits of one's power. Nor is it selling out one's principles to recognize those limits at a given time and place, and get the best deal possible under those conditions...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's 'Balanced' Approach

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Barack Obama's political genius is his ability to say things that will sound good to people who have not followed the issues in any detail — regardless of how obviously fraudulent what he says may be to those who have...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Your Local Government Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Although governments at every level are supposedly tightening their belts and many local jurisdictions are in genuine crisis, many of us confront bureaucratic profligacy and waste under our very noses...

Interviews
Interviews

Islamism with Hill and Ajami: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Fouad Ajami, Charles Hillvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Fouad Ajami and Charles Hill describe the rise and fall of the Arab Spring...

In the News
In the News

Congress: A Pre-9/11 State of Mind

by Amy Zegartvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Intelligence oversight on Capitol Hill remains in dismal condition...

In the News

Ten things that happen if the Boehner bill gets through

with Keith Hennesseyvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
In the News

Maximizing America’s Prosperity: How Fiscal Rules can Restrain Federal Overspending

with James C. Miller IIIvia U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee
Wednesday, July 27, 2011