Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Republican Showdown?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

If Republicans still do not appreciate the enormous importance of articulation, then forcing a shutdown of the government can be another political disaster for them. So can caving in to Obama...

Analysis and Commentary

Don't buy into the chromium-6 hysteria

by Henry I. Millervia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Americans want and deserve safe drinking water. But we can achieve that without irresponsible activists pushing for unreasonable standards based on distorted science -- and politicians and regulators pandering to them...

Analysis and Commentary

Graduation Rates Higher at Milwaukee Voucher Schools

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, January 10, 2011

Now we are finally beginning to get a series of studies that give us an idea of the longer-term impact of school choice programs. Repeatedly the evidence is showing that schools of choice are compiling a consistently better record than that of traditional public schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Scientism

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, January 10, 2011

In one sense, who cares if [economics] isn’t like physics? The problem is that too many economists and others treat it as if it were like physics. And most of these applications are silly, non-scientific and meaningless...

Analysis and Commentary

The Human Rights First Scorecard–And Mine

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, January 10, 2011

Human Rights First has published a report card...In reading it over, I find myself disagreeing with so many of the premises of the grading criteria that I can’t decide whether I agree with the grades the group has assigned...

Analysis and Commentary

Arizona's 'Wild West' reputation?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, January 10, 2011

I shudder every time an act of traumatic violence hits the country, not only in empathy with those whose lives have been made painful or worse, but because the event seems to release a political virus that causes many to avoid hard thinking about legitimate problems...

In the News
In the News

Can Investors Profit From Blogs?

with Gary S. Beckervia Motley Fool
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
In the News

An Ex-Soldier Writes

with Hoover Institutionvia At War (New York Times)
Monday, January 10, 2011
In the News

History of thought revival?

with Robert E. Hallvia Providence Journal
Monday, January 10, 2011