Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Real Truth about Drug Companies

by Henry I. Millervia National Review Online
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

I never knew my maternal grandparents...

Putin
Analysis and Commentary

Putin fiercely guards reach of 'post-Soviet' Russia

by James Goodbyvia Washington Times
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The Russian invasion of Georgia is the culmination of a years-long crisis that stems from different perceptions about Russian and U.S. interests and influence in the former Soviet lands around Russia's borders...

Analysis and Commentary

Georgia on Our Mind

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

What is happening in the republic of Georgia is all too reminiscent of what happened back in 1956, when Russian tanks rolled into Hungary — and the West did nothing...

Analysis and Commentary

Shifting American Sentiments

by Wynton Hallvia townhall.com
Monday, August 18, 2008

Leftist Hollywood actors seldom receive praise for their historical foresight and political acumen...

Analysis and Commentary

Airline people set bad example with their dishonesty

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, August 15, 2008

Recently I have become a genuine frequent flier...

In the News
In the News

The return of the predatory regime

with Larry Diamondvia Philippine Daily Inquirer
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

In a recent article in “Foreign Affairs,” Larry Diamond argues that the world has now fallen into a democratic recession and that predatory states are on the rise, posing a threat to both established and new democracies...

In the News

Hong Kong Wage Debate Wallows in Fake Humanism: Andy Mukherjee

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Pressure is mounting on Hong Kong to adopt a minimum wage, with the city's laissez-faire approach toward labor markets coming in for increasing criticism...

In the News

Inflation Is a Clear and Present Danger

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The most painful and frustrating economic policy blunder of the past 50 years was the Great Inflation of the 1970s...

In the News

On the Kindle and other gadgets

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, August 18, 2008

I have now read five entire books on the Kindle—The Other, Anna Karenina, SuperCapitalism, My Sister's Keeper, and Complications—a mix of short fiction, long (OK, very long) fiction, and nonfiction...

In the News

The Burqa Bomber Strikes Again in Iraq

with Daniel Pipesvia Pajamas Media
Monday, August 18, 2008

Last week in Iraq, a female homicide bomber, masquerading as a Shiite religious pilgrim, murdered 20-30 pilgrims, half of them women, and injured at least 100 others...

In the News

Arizona's Go-To Senator

with George P. Shultzvia Washington Independent
Monday, August 18, 2008

When Arizona's business leaders need Congress to act, they don't go to the Republican presumptive presidential nominee Sen. John McCain...

In the News

First Chapter of The Price of Everything

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, August 18, 2008

The first chapter of The Price of Everything is now available online here in HTML or here in PDF...

In the News

REINING IN IRAN

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Buffalo News
Sunday, August 17, 2008

There are a number of ominous signs that Israel, alone or perhaps together with the United States, may be preparing a so-called pre-emptive military strike against the Iranian nuclear facilities...

In the News

More on "Our Class Action System is Unconstitutional" -- Sigh, Pray

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Point of Law
Sunday, August 17, 2008

Walter Olson recently posted on key points made in an important article by George Krueger and Judd Serotta about cy pres settlements in the August 6, 2008 Wall Street Journal...

In the News

Terrorism's New Structure

with Philip Bobbittvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, August 16, 2008

History is accelerating; and so the future becomes more and more unknowable...

In the News

Arthur Foulkes: Increased minimum wage not paying off for some business owners

with Thomas Sowellvia Terre Haute Tribune Star (IN)
Thursday, August 14, 2008

I recently spoke with a small-business owner who sometimes hires low-skilled, part-time help for some fairly simple jobs...

In the News

Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Tehran

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Tampa Tribune
Saturday, August 9, 2008

This week the words of Wendell Berry come to mind: "We concluded in 1945, after our atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, that we had made war 'unthinkable' – and we have gone on thinking of it, preparing for it, fighting it, suffering and profiting from it ever since."...