Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Fortress America's gatekeepers need to remember: first impressions count

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, May 31, 2007

The US tightening of entry requirements is understandable, but it must not be at the cost of its welcoming reputation...

Analysis and Commentary

A Borderless World

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, May 31, 2007

Thousands of aliens crossing our 2,000-mile border from an impoverished Mexico reflect a much larger global one-way traffic problem...

In the News
In the News

Renewing American Leadership

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Foreign Affairs
Sunday, July 1, 2007

At moments of great peril in the last century, American leaders such as Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and John F. Kennedy managed both to protect the American people and to expand opportunity for the next generation...

In the News

Big ideas for the 2008 race

with Peter Berkowitzvia Washington Times
Thursday, May 31, 2007

The presidential race has started extremely early this year. That may or may not be a good thing; Americans may get sick of politics before next November...

In the News

Mitt Romney and Mormonism

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Thursday, May 31, 2007

Suddenly it's everywhere--in newspaper headlines and on television documentaries...

In the News

WSJ, Immigration & the Markets

with Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Thursday, May 31, 2007

I think this gentleman needs to read up on Milton Friedman when it comes to free markets...

In the News

Bush's Evolving Iraq Strategy

with Victor Davis Hansonvia townhall.com
Thursday, May 31, 2007

The administration's latest policy changes toward the Iraq war signal a gradual repositioning in anticipation of a shift in strategy by 2008...

In the News

Russia's Putin heads into G-8 summit amid rising tensions with West

with Michael McFaulvia Associated Press
Thursday, May 31, 2007

When Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives for the annual G-8 gathering of the world's industrialized power next week, he may be greeted with tense smiles and strained pleasantries...

In the News

USA. Ex-Secretary of State George Shultz to address Energy Summit in San Jose

with George P. Shultzvia BYM Marine Environment News
Thursday, May 31, 2007

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz will deliver the keynote address at Energy Summit 2007, a major daylong conference on solar power, energy efficiency and clean technology this Friday, June 1, organized by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the Stanford University Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency...

In the News

Kenneth L. Sokoloff

with Stephen Habervia UCLA International Institute
Thursday, May 31, 2007

Ken Sokoloff, age 54, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles passed away on May 21, 2007 following complications from liver cancer...

In the News

As relations with Russia worsen, Bush asks Putin to family retreat

with Michael McFaulvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, May 31, 2007

President Bush opened a high-stakes campaign to repair the dramatically deteriorating U.S. relationship with Russia on Wednesday by inviting President Vladimir Putin to visit the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport, after weeks of rhetoric reminiscent of the Cold War...

In the News

Two Stanford professors win science medals

with Hoover Institutionvia Palo Alto Online
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Gordon Bower, a psychology professor emeritus, and Bradley Efron, a statistic professor, have been selected to receive the 2005 National Medal of Science, the White House has announced...

In the News

Stuck in the Middle With You

with Morris P. Fiorinavia New York Times
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Even as abortion, the environment and immigration -- some of the perennials in politics -- are being used by interest groups to raise the decibel level and galvanize the left and the right, some of the presidential candidates are playing to the middle...

In the News

Giuliani Law Firm Gave to Democrats

with Bill Whalenvia NewsMax
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani’s law firm gave contributions to more Democratic candidates than Republicans in the 2006 midterm elections...

In the News

Narrowing The Grade-School Standards Gap

with Hoover Institutionvia CBS News
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Good grades always make teachers happy...