Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Scandal of "Scandals"

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Now that ABC News has the list of phone numbers given to them by the "Washington Madam," the question is: Whose names will they publicize if they find out that there are public figures whose phone numbers are among those they have?

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Netroots on shaky ground

with Thomas Sowellvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, May 8, 2007

An online liberal movement that seeks to imitate GOP tactics places too much emphasis on style over substance...

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Fighting for Freedom

with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Nothing about Five for Fighting is what you would expect, starting with the name...

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A look back from 2017

with Thomas Sowellvia Rocky Mountain News
Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Now that a decade has passed since the extraordinary events of the summer of 2007, it's possible to look back on that great national crisis with the benefit of some historical perspective...

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Dollars back makes sense

with Milton Friedmanvia Courier-Mail
Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman once famously remarked that there are four ways of spending money...

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In defense of self-interest and profits

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, May 7, 2007

John Allison, CEO of BB&T (a bank with $121 billion in assets) defends self-interest and profit in the latest episode of EconTalk...

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Former top commander of U.S. forces in Mideast heading to Stanford University think tank

with John Abizaid, John Raisianvia Associated Press
Monday, May 7, 2007

Gen. John Abizaid, who spent three years as the top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East, will start his retirement as a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution...

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Farmer's Almanac

with Niall Fergusonvia Washington Post
Monday, May 7, 2007

Interesting profile of superstar historian/empire apologist/accused neocon Niall Ferguson, in which he says Britain erred by getting into World War I...

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Free To Choose, and Learn

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Monday, May 7, 2007

Few ideas in education are more controversial than school vouchers...

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The Surge in Iraq: An Early Assessment

with John Abizaidvia Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Monday, May 7, 2007

On April 26, 2007, Jeffrey White, Andrew Exum, and Michael Eisenstadt addressed The Washington Institute's Special Policy Forum...

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Exporting Idiocracy

with Milton Friedmanvia American Conservative
Monday, May 7, 2007

China’s rise from the nightmarish reign of Mao Zedong to maker-of-all-things WalMart typically rests as lightly as a feather on me...

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McCain Stops By Google

with Hoover Institutionvia Red Herring
Monday, May 7, 2007

It wasn’t exactly the lion’s den, but when Republican presidential hopeful John McCain stepped into the cavernous Google cafeteria last Friday, he must have known that his audience was going to differ from the one he entertained at the conservative Hoover Institution at Stanford University two days before...

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Former U.S. Central Command Chief General John Abizaid Appointed Hoover Distinguished Visiting Fellow

with John Abizaid, George P. Shultz, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Monday, May 7, 2007

General John Philip Abizaid, U.S. Army (Ret.), has been named the first Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University...

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Job Creation

by Russell Roberts with Milton Friedmanvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, May 7, 2007

Reader William Eilberg writes in response to this post...

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Big question about officials study: What if it's right?

with Richard A. Epsteinvia ESPN
Friday, May 4, 2007

Many questions are being asked -- some by the league itself -- about the massive study that found racial bias in foul calls in the NBA...