Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Deconstructing the Galleon Insider Trading Case

by Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The prosecution of Raj Rajaratnam is part of a war between the SEC and the law as articulated by the Supreme Court...

Analysis and Commentary

Bull About Bullying

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

There is a lot of talk from many people about bullying in school. The problem is that it is all talk...

Analysis and Commentary

Patient Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, April 18, 2011

Last week the president gave a speech on the deficit, rightly trying to convince Americans that it is now beyond unsustainable...Let us, then, look at Obama, and the context of his speech, as a doctor might a patient...

Analysis and Commentary

Mercantilism, "Chopsticks" and Otherwise

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, April 18, 2011

[Last week] I saw economist George Ayittey give a talk on why most African economies are in such sad shape. He blamed the things free-market oriented economists tend to blame...Then he turned to the role of China in Africa...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s “matching deficit reduction” claim is off by a trillion dollars (or more)

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, April 18, 2011

$4 trillion in deficit reduction over 12 years does not “match” $4 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years. It’s not even close...

Analysis and Commentary

Europe’s Anti-Islamic Parties on the Move

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, April 18, 2011

Elections in Finland today saw the True Finns Party (PS) win 39 out of 200 seats in parliament, a huge increase over its one parliamentary seat in 1999, three in 2003, and five in 2007...

Analysis and Commentary

The Flat Tax is Alive and Well

by Alvin Rabushkavia Flat Tax
Monday, April 18, 2011

Sad to say, there is no simple postcard-size flat tax in our immediate future. A flat tax is not in the cards anytime soon in North America or old Europe...

Analysis and Commentary

Fiscal Follies

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, April 18, 2011

There has been much caterwauling over $38.5 billion in what big spending liberals call draconian painful budget cuts as the price of a budget deal to avoid a government shutdown...

Analysis and Commentary

Right Newspaper, Wrong Pulitzer Story?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, April 18, 2011

Congratulations to the Los Angeles Times, for winning a Public Service Pulitzer for its coverage of the salary scandal in Bell, Calif...But, with all due respect to the good folks at Pulitzer Prizes, I wonder if this is a case of right newspaper, wrong story...

Analysis and Commentary

Budget Gamesmanship

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, April 18, 2011

The Republicans are winning the deficit debate...

Analysis and Commentary

Doing the Right Thing

by Niall Fergusonvia Newsweek
Sunday, April 17, 2011

America finally comes to its senses and faces the fiscal facts...

Interviews
Interviews

Kori Schake on the John Batchelor Show

with Kori Schakevia John Batchelor Show
Monday, April 18, 2011

GUESTS: Louise Story, NYT; John Bolton, AEI; Charles Pellegrino, author; Kori Schake, Hoover...

Interviews

Terry Moe on the John Batchelor Show

with Terry M. Moevia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, April 17, 2011

GUESTS: Terry Moe, Hoover Institution, in re: what's wrong with the public schools? Teachers' unions...?

Interviews

Chinese Girl in the Ghetto

with Ying Mavia FrontPage Magazine
Friday, April 15, 2011

FrontPage Interview’s guest today is Ying Ma, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. She is the author of the new book, Chinese Girl in the Ghetto...

In the News
In the News

Let the Rich Get Richer

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Income redistribution will not solve our nation’s budgetary problems...

In the News

Getting into College with Andrew Ferguson: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, April 19, 2011