Hoover Daily Report
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Ukraine And The Cloud Of Genocide

by Norman M. Naimarkvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Evidence grows of Russian atrocities against both individuals and the very idea of the Ukrainian people.

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Roe’s Awkward Departure

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, May 9, 2022

The hard questions that Justice Alito’s draft opinion on abortion did—and didn’t—answer.

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Despite Spending $1.1 Billion, San Francisco Sees Its Homelessness Problems Spiral Out Of Control

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

San Francisco is slightly smaller than Jacksonville, Florida. Yet San Francisco’s homelessness budget—$1.1 billion in fiscal year 2021–22—is nearly 80 percent of Jacksonville’s entire city budget. But despite this enormous spending, homelessness and the attendant problems of drug abuse, crime, public health issues, and an overall deterioration in the quality of life, spiral further downwards each year.

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Why Twitter Could Start Winging Its Way To Texas

by Bill Whalenvia The Washington Post
Monday, May 9, 2022

The day after news broke that Twitter had accepted Elon Musk’s purchase offer, California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, happened to be holding a Zoom call with supporters to discuss how to “keep California blue in 2022.” The topic was a curious one, given that since 2000, Democrats have won 47 of the past 48 statewide races here not involving Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Deterrence

featuring the work of George P. Shultz, Victor Davis Hanson, Kori Schake, H. R. McMaster, General Jim Mattisvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Aggressive actors, from Russia to North Korea, are eager to use their military might to enhance their power. Stopping these aggressors before they lash out is key to preserving human life and avoiding costly wars, but the question is how?

Analysis and Commentary

Attacks On Supreme Court Justices Are The Real Assaults On Democracy

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

What really lies behind the national tantrum on the Left.

Analysis and Commentary

The Desperation Of Biden’s Disinformation Board

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Monday, May 9, 2022

There are dangers to using censorship as a political tool

Analysis and Commentary

What Britain Can Learn From Israel

by Andrew Robertsvia SAPIR
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Great Britain loves nothing more than to lecture Israel on her supposed failings, adopting an unfailingly patronizing de haut en bas attitude. 

Analysis and Commentary

For Russia, It’s All About The Benjamins

by Markos Kounalakisvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, May 9, 2022

[Subscription Required] Ending the circulation of the $100 bill would put far more political pressure on Putin over Ukraine than sanctions have.

Analysis and Commentary

Child Subsidies Versus More Immigration

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, May 9, 2022

This weekend I watched a CBS Sunday Morning show that I had taped a few weeks ago. There was a fairly depressing segment on the cost of child care versus the amount of money a parent, typically a woman, could make. The solution that one of the interviewees advocated was higher government subsidies for children. 

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein Discusses The Supreme Court On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, May 9, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the leak of a Supreme Court draft concerning Roe v. Wade.

Interviews

Tyler Goodspeed Slams 'Fiscal Blowout' Under Biden's Leadership

interview with Tyler Goodspeedvia Fox News
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Tyler Goodspeed discusses the fiscal policies of the Biden administration.

Interviews

Richard Epstein Discusses Twitter On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, May 9, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "If Musk Takes Over Twitter, What Next?"

Interviews

Democrats 'Desperately Looking For Magic Escape Route' Ahead Of Midterms: Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the Democrat's unfolding strategy for the midterm elections.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: The Left, Leaks, And “Disinformation” Czars

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Monday, May 9, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the leak from the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, violence in America from the Left, Nina Jankowicz the new “disinformation” czar, and college graduations.

Interviews

John Yoo: The Nondelegation Doctrine

interview with John Yoovia Center for the Study of the Administrative State
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
In the News
In the News

H.R. McMaster Honors Graduating Veterans During 10th Anniversary Ceremony

featuring H. R. McMastervia Arizona State University News
Monday, May 9, 2022

Retired Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster provided keynote remarks during the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony organized by Arizona State University’s Pat Tillman Veterans Center.

In the News

Stanford’s Annual Energy Solutions Week Highlights Advancements In Energy Technology

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Stanford Daily
Monday, May 9, 2022

With the official opening of the Doerr School of Sustainability on the horizon, the Precourt Institute of Energy held its annual Global Energy Solutions Week from May 2 to 6, during which the institute showcased Stanford’s advancements in energy and sustainable infrastructure research.

Thomas Sowell in front of a black background with an Uncommon Knowledge mug
In the News

Some Hatreds Are More Evil Than Others

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Conservative Woman
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell once asked: ‘Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, while other people are not held responsible for what they themselves are doing today?’

In the News

Stabilizing Fragile States: The Legacy Of Rufus Phillips III

mentioning H. R. McMastervia United States Institute of Peace
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Join USIP for a discussion of Phillips’ legacy, how insights from his final book can help inform the implementation of the GFA, and the future of U.S. efforts to address state fragility.