Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Airport "Security"?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Will America be undermined from within by an administration obsessed with political correctness and intoxicated with the adolescent thrill of exercising its new-found powers? Stay tuned...

Analysis and Commentary

In Defense of Defense

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Two bedrock beliefs of traditional conservatism are fiscal discipline and strong national defense. Likewise, two general rules of budgetary reform in times of economic crisis are...to scale back expenditures...and...to look at defense for some of the deepest cuts. Something therefore will have to give...

Analysis and Commentary

Senseless 'certificate'

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via New York Post
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Cathie Black may or may not be a fantastic education-reformer-in-waiting. Michael Bloomberg may or may not have made an inspired selection. But he's the guy responsible for New York schools these days...

Analysis and Commentary

Brookings, Baseball and Value Added Assessments of Teachers

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, November 22, 2010

it was a pleasant surprise to read the latest consensus document from the Brookings Institution on “the important role of value added” when assessing teacher performance...

Analysis and Commentary

Thoughts on Being Groped by TSA

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, November 22, 2010

A great deal of the criticism of TSA boils down to a simple often unstated proposition: TSA should be more like the Israelis. We should deemphasize technology and focus on targeted interviews...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Obama falling into a Mideast ‘trap’?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, November 22, 2010

President Obama risks more than failure in the Middle East...Until he shows himself to be an "homme serieux," nothing he says will make any party sit up and listen, let alone obey...

Interviews
Interviews

David Davenport on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 22, 2010

GUESTS: Landon Thomas, NYT; David Davenport, Hoover; Lauren Goodrich, Stratfor...

In the News
In the News

The State with Prince Hans-Adam II: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
In the News

Bi-partisan sister act: Democrat Kristina Schake -- new Michelle Obama aide -- and GOP sibling, Kori

with Kori Schakevia Reliable Source (Washington Post)
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
In the News

CAPITAL CULTURE: Team Obama's man with a marker

with Keith Hennesseyvia Associated Press
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
In the News

Voters Remain Pessimistic as Egyptian Elections Approach

with Fouad Ajamivia Voice of America
Monday, November 22, 2010
In the News

Valley hopes for changes to No Child Left Behind

with Michael J. Petrillivia Fresno Bee
Monday, November 22, 2010