Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Intervening in Libya – Domestic Law Authority

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

...[I]nfluential Senators yesterday urged the President to consider a no-fly zone, and the administration is considering its military options. Which raises two questions...

Analysis and Commentary

Union Myths

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The biggest myth about labor unions is that unions are for the workers...

Analysis and Commentary

Tragedy or Farce?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, March 7, 2011

Marx’s quip about history repeating itself first as tragedy, then as farce seems especially applicable to today’s news...

Analysis and Commentary

‘Unacceptable’?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, March 7, 2011

Western leaders, and the United States especially, have developed a strange habit of ordering particular dictators to step down while declaring their resort to savage violence “unacceptable...”

Analysis and Commentary

What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR)?

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, March 7, 2011

Let’s look at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and the President’s option to release oil from it...

Analysis and Commentary

Three Cheers for U.S. Public Debt

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, March 7, 2011

An increasing number of economists, historians, pundits, and politicians are expressing concern about rising U.S. public debt...But there is a bright side to large public debt...

Analysis and Commentary

Choose a President, Play the Lottery

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, March 7, 2011

Presidential elections take familiar paths. Unannounced candidates act coy; they do a poor job of disguising their intent. Ditto the nation’s states, which also repeat patterns...

Analysis and Commentary

Al Madhwani Argument Preview

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 7, 2011

On Thursday morning, a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the latest in a long string of habeas appeals to make their way up the appellate chain...

Analysis and Commentary

An Anxious Thought on the Executive Order

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 7, 2011

I could pick nits about the President’s Executive Order, but I don’t feel like it. The truth of the matter is that this is pretty good policy...

Analysis and Commentary

The Do-Nothing President

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, March 7, 2011

The Republicans’ surprising new critique of Obama...

Interviews
Interviews

Ajami: Libya now in a war of attrition

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Monday, March 7, 2011

Prof. Fouad Ajami tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that the Libyan opposition forces want and need international help...

Interviews

Egyptian protesters storm security bldgs

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Monday, March 7, 2011

Anderson Cooper speaks with Prof. Fouad Ajami and Lisa Anderson, Pres. of the Amer. Univ. in Cairo...

Interviews

Paul Gregory on the John Batchelor Show

with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, March 6, 2011

Paul Gregory, Hoover, in re: the dictators like the madness. Stalin and other dictators, Aaron Klein, WABC, in re: Gaza and Ramallah report; Cairo, Amman, and Riyadh reports...

In the News
In the News

The "Other" Pension Crisis

by Charles Blahousvia Mercatus Center
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Options for Avoiding a Taxpayer Bailout of PBGC...

In the News

Kissinger: Release Israeli spy Pollard

with George P. Shultz, James Woolseyvia SpyTalk (Washington Post)
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
In the News

Obama treads carefully on Libya and rebuffs pressure

with Kori Schakevia Reuters
Monday, March 7, 2011