Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

New Heroes vs. Old

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

We still have people revolutionizing our lives...But today we seldom even know the names of those who have made these monumental contributions to human well-being...

Analysis and Commentary

Health Care Needs Fixing, Not Overhauling

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

With the House repeal of Obamacare, and 27 states challenging its constitutionality in the courts, perhaps it’s time to say what we need instead. The answer, which several of us have suggested from the beginning, is targeted fixes, not federal overhaul...

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. President, You’ve Dialed the Wrong Number

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, January 24, 2011

Forgive the Egyptians if they can’t find their way out of the grip of this autocracy. But Barack Obama is not bound by this bleak logic. He owes it to the Egyptians to show some semblance of sympathy for their democratic aspirations...

Analysis and Commentary

The Rope with which We Hang Ourselves

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Monday, January 24, 2011

V. I. Lenin may or may not have actually declared that “the capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them,” but something of the sort is occurring nowadays between American educators and the Communist regime in Beijing...

Analysis and Commentary

Comparative Effectiveness: Hope Or Hype?

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com Blogs
Monday, January 24, 2011

With Democrats controlling the Senate and the White House, the failure of congressional efforts to repeal ObamaCare was hardly a surprise. So what can we expect...?

Analysis and Commentary

State of the Union: Obama's chance to define the landscape of the U.S. economy and Afghanistan

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Monday, January 24, 2011

The State of the Union address presents the last real opportunity before the opposition in Congress redefines the political landscape...

Analysis and Commentary

Gabor Rona on Embracing Guantanamo

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, January 24, 2011

Gabor Rona of Human Rights First sent me the following email this morning in response to my post from last week urging President Obama to make his peace with Guantanamo...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the Scalia outrage?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, January 24, 2011

[Scalia] appears to live in mortal dread that even a single citizen will not live to benefit from his insight into the law, an intellectual disease not uncommon among professors at prominent law schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Free at Last

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, January 24, 2011

Maybe we’re just more used to changes in control of the House of Representatives than we were in 1994...But Barack Obama has not exactly been reeling. If anything, he seems to have found his lost groove...

Analysis and Commentary

A Tale of Two Currency Areas

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Monday, January 24, 2011

They are also two single-currency areas: the dollar and, for much of Europe, the euro. The challenges facing both are monumental...

Analysis and Commentary

Five Steps to Fix the World

by Michael Spencevia Newsweek
Sunday, January 23, 2011

What would a coordinated set of global economic policies look like...?

Interviews
Interviews

Charles Wolf Interview About China Overseas Acquisitions

with Charles Wolf Jr.via Bloomberg Television
Monday, January 24, 2011

Charles Wolf, a senior economic adviser at Rand Corp. and a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution, talks about the outlook for overseas acquisitions by China. Wolf talks with Matt Miller and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart..."

In the News
In the News

Too Moderately Moderate

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, January 24, 2011

Obama’s rhetoric sounds conservative, but his policies are as liberal as ever...

In the News

The State Against Blacks

with Walter E. Williams, Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, January 22, 2011