Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Banks Need More Capital, Not More Rules

by Allan H. Meltzervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 17, 2012

The U.S. economy can't grow unless investors are free to finance risky assets...

Analysis and Commentary

Let sleeping Germans lie

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, May 17, 2012

All over Europe, the gospel is that tight-fisted Germans are at the root of the European Union meltdown...[But] faulting thrift and industry is a prescription for incurring anger and guaranteeing backlash...

Analysis and Commentary

Some Thoughts on the New NDAA and the Smith-Amash Amendment

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

I have largely refrained from commenting on the machinations over this year’s NDAA...But with debate on the bill set to begin tonight, I thought I should set out my thoughts both on the bill’s current language and on the proposed Smith-Amash amendment...

Analysis and Commentary

Romney's Alleged Lapses Dwarfed By Those Of Obama's Minions

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Here’s a question to ponder: With respect to fitness to serve in high elected or appointed office, whose transgressions are worse?...

Analysis and Commentary

Uncovering Early Islam

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

New books question the conventional history of Mohammed and Islam...

In the News
In the News

How to Elect Good Judges

by Clint Bolickvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Vote for a good president. The courts can change the course of American history, but nobody thinks about them during elections...