Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

‘Austerity’ versus ‘Growth’

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Western governments clothe their irresponsibility in misleading words...

Analysis and Commentary

Socialist or Fascist?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

What socialism, fascism and other ideologies of the left have in common is an assumption that some very wise people — like themselves — need to take decisions out of the hands of lesser people, like the rest of us, and impose those decisions by government fiat...

Analysis and Commentary

Leak Investigations in the Digital Era

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, June 11, 2012

Digital tools can help identify a list of possible suspects (which is not nothing), and can sometimes tie together meta-data to reach substantive conclusions or rule out particular defenses. But they cannot typically demonstrate illegal conduct...

Analysis and Commentary

The Liberal Super Nova

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, June 11, 2012

Two parties, left and right, are central to good consensual government...Yet the hard-Left takeover of the Democratic Party has meant that there is no longer a credible balance in our system...

Analysis and Commentary

Is private sector employment fine in absolute or relative terms?

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, June 11, 2012

President Obama’s argument last Friday that “the private sector is doing fine” caused quite a flap...The private sector is not fine, in absolute or relative terms...

Analysis and Commentary

In a complex system, bias reigns

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, June 11, 2012

[When someone tells] you that government creates jobs, just ask them how they know. Their answer will be that someone with exemplary credentials says so. But there are those with exemplary credentials who say otherwise...

Interviews
Interviews

As Drone Strikes Increase, So Do Concerns Over Use

with Kenneth Andersonvia Morning Edition (NPR)
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Kenneth Anderson, a professor at American University law school, and a fellow at the Hoover Institution, agrees the U.S. does need to be careful, and that's why the Obama administration has been carefully stating its policy...

In the News
In the News

Vouchers Unspoken, Romney Hails School Choice

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Times
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In the News

The Preoccupation of Poland

with Norman M. Naimarkvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In the News

Intellectual Laziness on the Supreme Court

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, June 11, 2012

It’s time to scrap the irrational “rational basis test”...