Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Alligators, Moats and Other Such Nonsense

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, May 19, 2011

The enforcement of existing federal immigration law has become a joke...These are serious issues that deserve more from a president than re-election pandering at the border and bad jokes about alligators and moats...

Analysis and Commentary

Economic Freedom and the Constitution

by Clint Bolickvia National Review Online
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Courts should protect the right to earn a living...

Analysis and Commentary

Steven Levitt's "Daughter Test"

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

So if I followed Levitt's test, I would not object to a whole lot of things governments want to do to people. What's missing in Levitt? The whole idea of tolerance...

Analysis and Commentary

Secretary Geithner’s budget speech, part 1

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Today I will begin to respond to the Geithner speech, which is the most effective presentation of the Administration’s fiscal policy argument I have seen...

Analysis and Commentary

The Anti-Progressive Era

by Morton Kellervia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A century ago America’s Progressive Era was at its height...Are we now on the cusp of an Anti-Progressive Era...?

Analysis and Commentary

Linking the Debt Limit Hike To Spending Cuts Is Good Economics

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The principle of linking the debt increase and spending reductions—put forth in a recent speech to the New York Economics Club by Speaker John Boehner—is...an important goal which is worth trying to achieve...

Analysis and Commentary

California’s Brown Box

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

...[L]ooking at the early fortunes of his successor, it’s clear that Jerry Brown has a “box” problem of his own – namely, that the Democratic governor finds himself surrounded by limitations, some he inherited and some of his own making...

Analysis and Commentary

Scolds And Censors — Enough Already!

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Following the targeted assassination of Osama bin Laden, the scolds, censors and self-styled moral arbiters of public behavior have come out of the woodwork to tell us how we should — or even how we’re “entitled” to — feel about it...

Interviews
Interviews

Interview with Charles Blahous - Part III

with Charles Blahousvia Incidental Economist
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Part 3 of my interview with Charles Blahous focusing on Medicare...

Interviews

Facts and Fallacies with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thomas Sowell exposes many common fallacies about income and income equality...

Interviews

Reuel Marc Gerecht, “The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East”

with Reuel Marc Gerechtvia New Books in Public Policy
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

In his new book The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East (Hoover Institution Press, 2011), Reuel Marc Gerecht, looks at the push for democracy in the Middle East and suggests that Americans need to back the democratic impulse, even if it is messy...

Interviews

Why Isn't Economy Moving Forward?

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Happening Now (Fox News)
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Layoffs decline but hires not up...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Gordon Chang, The Daily; Michael Rapoport, Dow Jones; Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle; Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index; Bill Whalen, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

Is Jerusalem Part of Israel?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Congress says yes. The State Department says no. So what’s U.S. policy...?

In the News

Clint Bolick's Economic Liberty Book Forum

with Clint Bolickvia Goldwater Institute
Tuesday, May 17, 2011