Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

End the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Last February, President Barack Obama appointed the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (Bowles-Simpson Commission)...To balance the budget in 2015, the commission needs to find $1.2 trillion in savings ($240 billion a year)...

Analysis and Commentary

A Referendum on the Redeemer

by Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Barack Obama put the Democrats in the position of forever redeeming a fallen nation rather than leading a great one...

Analysis and Commentary

American Groupspeak

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, October 28, 2010

The fate of [Juan] Williams reminds us that Americans have developed two personas — one public and politically correct, the other private. Mix the two and big trouble ensues...

Analysis and Commentary

Who wants to watch 'Bank Bailout 2'?

by Jonathan Maceyvia Politico
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Life has been so dull since the nation’s major banks had their last existential crisis a year or so ago. Right now, it’s like watching a beloved rerun...

Analysis and Commentary

The Palestinian End-Run

by David Davenportvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

...I just returned from the International Criminal Court in The Hague where the Palestinians are apparently attempting an end-run around the Middle East peace process to get international institutions such as the ICC to recognize a Palestinian state, with no negotiation or compromise at all...

Analysis and Commentary

A New Normal for Monetary Policy?

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A year and a half ago when the Fed’s extraordinary quantitative easing (QE) was shifting from emergency liquidity programs to large scale asset purchases, we convened a conference at Stanford’s Hoover Institution to discuss the shift...

Analysis and Commentary

To judge Britain's experiment, hold your breath and ignore the slogans

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

An economic gamble, yes. But our cut-back state will still end up as something between Sweden and America...

Analysis and Commentary

Who's going to win on Nov. 2?

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, October 25, 2010

The most interesting observation of the electoral season is from Michael Barone of the American Enterprise Institute. He notes that during bad economic times over the last 50 years, the upper-Midwest states tend to swing toward Dems...

Analysis and Commentary

Who's going to win on Nov. 2?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, October 25, 2010

I see the Republicans picking up 42 House seats, seven seats in the Senate and a net of three governorships...

Interviews
Interviews

Whitman and Brown on Education

with Williamson M. Eversvia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

We hold a debate between education advisers to the Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns...

Interviews

Lessons from Beijing

with Michael Spencevia Reuters
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Following her chat with Glenn Hutchins at the Quebec City Conference about how globalization is changing corporate strategy, Chrystia interviewed NYU Economics Professor A. Michael Spence about how globalization is bringing about structural change in the world’s leading economies...

Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

GUESTS: Co-hosts Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index and Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; Rick Outzen, Pensacola Independent; John Avlon, The Daily Beast; Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA); Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Top Story with Chris Reed

with Victor Davis Hansonvia KOGO
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Interviews

Who Benefits from WikiLeaks' Release of Military Documents?

with Kori Schakevia Which Way, L.A.? (KCRW)
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

At a London news conference, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was joined by Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers almost 40 years ago. Ellsberg called Assange "the most dangerous man in the world..."

In the News
In the News

America & Europe with Daniel Hannan: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 28, 2010
In the News

New Brown ad criticizes Whitman for negative ads

with Bill Whalenvia KGO-TV (San Francisco)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
In the News

Elections in the Wake of Citizens United

with Bill Whalenvia Stanford Review
Sunday, October 24, 2010