Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Since terrorism is not the only threat, our leaders must learn to multi-task

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, July 5, 2007

Picture a man who is patiently and quietly enduring a rather painful medical procedure...

Analysis and Commentary

The Revolt on Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 5, 2007

After the utter collapse in the Senate last week of a comprehensive immigration bill, Washington insiders are blaming everyone and everything...

Analysis and Commentary

Taking America for Granted

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

When my research assistant and her husband took my wife and me to dinner at a Chinese restaurant, I was impressed when I heard her for the first time speak Chinese as she ordered food...

Analysis and Commentary

The Return of Fidel Castro and Post-Fidel Cuba

by William Ratliffvia American Chronicle
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

We finally have tolerably good evidence that Fidel Castro is really alive and at least to some degree recuperating after ten months and several surgeries...

In the News
In the News

More Gestures

with Peter M. Robinsonvia American Spectator
Thursday, July 5, 2007

Following the inept and unsuccessful car bomb attempts in Britain last week the U.S. was back on a high state of alert, which of course meant it now took three hours instead of the normal two to get through airport security...

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Inconvenient Truths about Stem Cell Policy

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Thursday, July 5, 2007

Stem cell research policy requires the balancing of moral, scientific and social questions...

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Another Flat Tax Nation?

with Alvin Rabushkavia Cato Institute
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Moldova, a former Soviet Republic, is a poor and backwards nation with too much government. Seeking a brighter future, a part of Moldova has declared independence and is calling itself Pridnestrovie...

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No Leg to Stand On

with Richard A. Epsteinvia National Review Online
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Another bit of catching up: in Friday's Wall Street Journal (sub. req'd), Chicago law professor Richard Epstein took issue with last Monday's ruling in Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation...

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Technology Eases the Ride to Higher Tolls

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

There is a stretch of the Garden State Parkway that used to feel like the tollbooth capital of America...

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Paul Sniderman: Identity crisis

via Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

The best ideas often have the most unpromising beginnings...

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How to Get More Crop for the Drop

with Henry I. Millervia National Center for Policy Analysis
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

There's a bitter irony in the critical water shortage currently plaguing California, which could cause major crop and pasture losses and widespread restrictions on water usage, says Henry I. Miller, a fellow at the Hoover Institution...

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The world isn't flat

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

My next EconTalk guest will be Ed Leamer...

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Bush Remains Faithful Friend to Putin

with Michael McFaulvia Associated Press
Tuesday, July 3, 2007

President Bush's support for Vladimir Putin at their brief summit puzzles Russia scholars, who say the Russian president is being rewarded for behavior the West should be discouraging...

In the News

No Claws Bared As 'Lobster Summit' Ends With Putin Proposal

with Michael McFaulvia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Monday, July 2, 2007

Twenty-four hours in the brisk, salty air of Kennebunkport appears to have had its intended effect on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American host, President George W. Bush...

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Don’t Shed a Tear

with Henry I. Millervia World Dairy Diary
Monday, July 2, 2007

Henry I. Miller, a doctor and fellow at the Hoover Institution, wrote an article for the New York Times titled “Don’t Cry Over rBST Milk...

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Buried With Bush

with Michael McFaulvia Washington Post
Sunday, July 1, 2007

As the Bush presidency implodes, some of its worst policies mercifully will go, too -- including, we can hope, the torture and unregulated detention of alleged enemy fighters that have so discredited the country throughout the world...