Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Moscow’s Sinister Brilliance

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Lost amid all the controversies surrounding the Georgian tragedy is the sheer diabolic brilliance of the long-planned Russia invasion...

Analysis and Commentary

The Galbraith Effect?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Many years ago, when I was a college student, I took a course from John Kenneth Galbraith...

Analysis and Commentary

The West's Islamist Infiltrators

by Daniel Pipesvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Aafia Siddiqui, 36, is a Pakistani mother of three, an alumna of MIT, and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Brandeis University...

Analysis and Commentary

Welcome Back to the 19th Century

by Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal Europe
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Wait a minute, isn't this the 21st?...

In the News
In the News

Ossetia fighting a test for Obama

with Michael McFaulvia Chicago Sun-Times
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The swelling conflict between Russia and Georgia over South Ossetia and Abkhazia is the first major real-time foreign-policy crisis faced by Barack Obama...

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War in Georgia, Politics in D.C.

with Michael McFaulvia Time Magazine Online
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Russia's invasion of Georgia spread into a multi-front war Monday as Moscow's troops attacked in the west of the country and took the town of Gori in its center, effectively splitting the nation in two...

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Confidence in Public Schools and NCLB Declining, Democrats Favored to Fix Nation's Education Problems, Education Next/PEPG National Survey Finds

with Education Next, Paul E. Petersonvia Business Wire
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Public confidence in America’s public schools and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) declined in 2008, according to findings from the second annual national survey by Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) at Harvard University...

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Davenport: Showdown with Iran Awaits Next President

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The news out of Iran lately couldn't be clearer--they are actively developing nuclear capabilities and playing a deadly game to delay any serious attempt to stop them...

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The Founders and Us: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Founders Madison and Hamilton clashed over the constitutionality of a national bank, while Founders Washington and Madison had a constitutional dispute over the power to make treaties...

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McCain and Obama condemn conflict in Georgia

with Michael McFaulvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

John McCain and Barack Obama both condemned Russia's escalating assault on its pro-United States neighbor of Georgia...

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Experts: State must plan for demographic shift

with Victor Davis Hansonvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

It's high time California's policymakers look past their annual dickering over the state budget and start planning for the major, long-range demographic changes facing the Golden State, according to an economic think tank in Sacramento...

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Bush's Georgian Betrayal

with Michael McFaulvia Washington Post
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Back in 2005, speaking before a crowd of more than 150,000 exuberant Georgians cheering "Bushi! Bushi!", President Bush made a promise to the people of that former Soviet republic: "The path of freedom you have chosen is not easy, but you will not travel it alone...

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Hoover Institution Press: Liberty versus the Tyranny of Socialism, by Walter E. Williams

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Monday, August 11, 2008

"Economics, more than anything else, is a way of thinking,” says economist and syndicated columnist Walter E. Williams...

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A Different Canon

with Niall Fergusonvia New York Sun
Monday, August 11, 2008

This summer, the American Foreign Service Association put out a recommended reading list for its members...

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The Economics of Gay Marriage

with Gary S. Beckervia Massachusetts Divorce and Family Law Blog
Sunday, August 10, 2008

I have long been waiting for the Law and Economics blogging professor duo from the University of Chicago - Judge Richard Posner and Gary Becker - to address gay marriage on their blog...

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Letter: August 10: Peace fantasia

with Daniel Pipesvia Jerusalem Post
Saturday, August 9, 2008

Sir, - Daniel Pipes's "Samir Kuntar and the last laugh" (July 21) was a breath of fresh air following the frightening release of the terrorist who murdered a four-year-old...