Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Gadhafi and the Vanished Imam

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The 1978 murder of a luminary of the Shiite religious class, Imam Musa al-Sadr, foreshadowed the Libyan dictator's later crimes against humanity...

Analysis and Commentary

Slaves to Words

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

In the midst of a historic financial crisis of unprecedented government spending, and a national debt that outstrips even the debt accumulated by the reckless government spending of previous administration, we are still enthralled by words and ignoring realities...

Analysis and Commentary

Republicans’ primary choice: The Constitution or the money

by David Davenportvia Washington Times
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

GOP risks its small-government ID by backing federal funds for schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Adios, Pakistan

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Pakistan’s internal politics are not our business. Its sheltering of major Islamist terrorists is...

Analysis and Commentary

The End of an Idea — Why Affirmative Action Should Stop

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, May 16, 2011

...[N]o amount of explication and good intentions can mask an obsolete idea, whose time has come and gone...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's reelection odds?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, May 16, 2011

I claim no special insight in naming the next president, but I do think the forces that will lead to his reelection or defeat are beginning to come into focus...

Interviews
Interviews

Interview with Charles Blahous - Part I

with Charles Blahousvia Incidental Economist
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Charles Blahous, one of the two public trustees for Social Security & Medicare, has graciously agreed to answer some questions about the recent Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports and the reform of these vital programs...

Interviews

Facts and Fallacies with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Thomas Sowell outlines common misconceptions about race and racism...

Interviews

Clashes Along Israeli-Syrian Border

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Monday, May 16, 2011

Anderson Cooper speaks with CNN Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jill Dougherty and Prof. Fouad Ajami about Syria...

In the News
In the News

Bay Area Walgreens' fresh food program rolls out

with John Shovenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
In the News

Regulation ad Absurdum

by Henry I. Millervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Our bloated government agencies are hampering economic growth...

In the News

CIA Interrogations and the Bin Laden Operation

with Benjamin Wittesvia American Enterprise Institute
Monday, May 16, 2011