Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Spending Cutters Gain Credibility

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

We really never know whether a play is a game-changer until after the game, and even then it's debated. But this may well be one of those plays...

Analysis and Commentary

Another Spending Cut Plan

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Since everybody else seems to be coming up with plans on how to cope with the skyrocketing national debt, let me try my hand at it too...

Analysis and Commentary

Taxes and Politics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The time is long overdue to start thinking about taxes as sources of revenue, not as ways of making political statements...

Analysis and Commentary

How to lose the republic

by David Davenport, Gordon Lloydvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The National Popular Vote bill, recently introduced in the California Legislature, is a poster child for how to lose the republic...

Analysis and Commentary

Holes in the case against Michelle Rhee

by Paul E. Petersonvia Washington Times
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Too many signs of success to dismiss former D.C. chancellor’s achievement...

Analysis and Commentary

Ambitious Turkey

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Reasons and tips for showing our displeasure with Ankara’s neo-Ottomanism...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Raising Social Security's Tax Cap Wouldn't Eliminate Its Shortfall

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

It is certainly reasonable to propose raising the cap on taxable wages, especially if it is combined with corrective off-setting measures...

Analysis and Commentary

The Infrastructure Fetish and China’s Superiority

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Monday, April 11, 2011

It is a mistake to judge economic performance by glittery infrastructure projects...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the debt limit fight will be different

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, April 11, 2011

I can think of at least three reasons why the debt limit fight should differ from the recently concluded battle on FY11 appropriations...

Analysis and Commentary

China’s Inflation Problem

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, April 11, 2011

Wages and prices in China are rising rapidly...it is time for China to recognize the reality of its fast-growing middle class and issue larger denomination notes...

Analysis and Commentary

Almerfedi Oral Argument Summary

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, April 11, 2011

They say you can’t tell how a case is going to come out from an oral argument. Sometimes you can, and today is one of those days...

Interviews
Interviews

Russell Berman on the John Batchelor Show

with Russell A. Bermanvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, April 11, 2011

GUESTS: David Drucker, Roll Call; Reza Kahlili, author of "A Time to Betray"; Russell Berman, Hoover; John Avlon, The Daily Beast; Taegan Goddard, PoliticalWire.com...

In the News
In the News

Dodgy Deutschland

by Russell A. Bermanvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Germany's abstention on Libya raises some troubling questions...

In the News

Tax inequity

with Hoover Institution, Policy Reviewvia Washington Times
Tuesday, April 12, 2011