Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Modest Proposal for Middle East Peace

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

There seems to be a growing renewed animus against Israel lately...

Analysis and Commentary

The virtues of anti-trust surrender

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

As usual, I write not to disagree with Tom Hazlett, but to push the argument in a somewhat different direction...

Analysis and Commentary

“Billary” vs. Obama

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Whatever one may think about Barack Obama as a candidate or as a potential president, his candidacy has brought something new to the American political scene...

Analysis and Commentary

Revolutionaries and reality

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News
Monday, January 28, 2008

Those who are loyal to the political values of the American Founders are revolutionaries, far more so than any other type (like the Marxists or radical Muslims)...

In the News
In the News

Nuking the nukes

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Daily News and Analysis (India)
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

A world with no nuclear weapons is highly desirable but is it feasible?

In the News

Thomas Sowell on Economic Facts and Fallacies

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

John J. Miller asks Thomas Sowell, author most recently of Economic Facts and Fallacies, if Americans are economically illiterate...

In the News

Delving into history

with Hoover Institutionvia Worcester Telegram (MA)
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Each year, Dana Ramos takes her class of third graders to Worcester City Hall to see the plaque that marks the spot at which the Declaration of Independence was read in the summer of 1776...

In the News

Speakers bemoan loss of Iraqi art

with Abbas Milanivia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

In a forum at Kresge Auditorium last night, scholars discussed a side of Iraq rarely covered in the nightly news: the rich artistic history of the country...

In the News

A Cold War redux is seen on the horizon

with Michael McFaulvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Growing friction between the United States and Russia over Iran is only part of an increasingly difficult relationship that many diplomats and experts consider to be in its worst shape since the end of the Cold War, and at risk of further deterioration...

In the News

Principals Union Officials Fume Over Cuts

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Top officials at the city principals union are fuming over a decision by the schools chancellor, Joel Klein, to push budget cuts down to the school level — without yet telling principals that they are going to have to make cuts...

In the News

A Tale Of Three Cities

with John B. Taylorvia Time Magazine
Monday, January 28, 2008

They tend to be an optimistic lot, the bankers and business leaders, politicians and pundits, who every year make their way to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland...

In the News

Econ Artist

with Milton Friedmanvia Claremont Institute
Monday, January 28, 2008

Republicans, including President Bush, have said a lot of silly things in defense of tax cuts...

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Swinging the Latin Vote

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Council on Foreign Relations
Monday, January 28, 2008

While perhaps not the defining issue this primary season, the often acrimonious immigration debate could lead to higher than average Hispanic voter turnout...

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Little Consensus on Giuliani’s National Catastrophe Fund Proposal

with David R. Hendersonvia CQPolitics
Monday, January 28, 2008

In search of a much-needed Florida primary victory, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has become chief spokesman for a national catastrophe fund, designed to let insurers pool risks to guard against losses from hurricanes, earthquakes and other disasters...

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Evolution of economy will tell whether Fed overreacted

with John B. Taylorvia Financial Times
Friday, January 25, 2008

Monday was a holiday in the US – Martin Luther King day...