Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Conflict of Regulation of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes.com Blogs
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The increased severity of conflict of interest regulation of firms developing drugs and medical devices offers a powerful illustration of the unfortunate recent trends in this area...

Analysis and Commentary

WikiLeaks’ Selective Morality

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Despite its claims of uncovering bad behavior by governments around the world, WikiLeaks chiefly targets the U.S. military...

Analysis and Commentary

Brass Oldies

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

There are political fallacies that have been around for a long time as well. These might be called brass oldies...One of these brass oldies is a phrase that has been a perennial favorite of the left, "tax cuts for the rich..."

Analysis and Commentary

Brass Oldies: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Songs that are "golden oldies" have much less pleasant counterparts in politics...One of these brass oldies is the idea that the government can and must reduce unemployment by "creating jobs..."

Analysis and Commentary

Brass Oldies: Part III

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

One of the brassiest of the brass oldies in the law is the notion that the Constitution creates a "wall of separation" between church and state...

Analysis and Commentary

Firing Line: Juan Williams and the Liberal Dogma

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, October 25, 2010

The firing of Juan Williams – a confused and confusing journalist for whom I have no use – by National Public Radio is not a boon for Islam in America...

Analysis and Commentary

E. J. Dionne Misunderstands the Tea Party

by Peter Berkowitzvia Weekly Standard Blog
Monday, October 25, 2010

On Oct. 22, Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne, among our most knowledgeable progressive political commentators, published a courteous rebuttal, “Debating the Tea Party: A Reply to Peter Berkowitz,” to my recent Wall Street Journal op-ed...

Analysis and Commentary

Let's be honest: The war against marijuana has failed.

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Calitics (Washington Post Political Blog Network)
Monday, October 25, 2010

Proposition 19 will take marijuana out of the hands of criminals and put it into the hands of licensed vendors. That way, it will be easier to keep it away from our children. That's why I am asking you to join me and many others in law enforcement by voting YES on Proposition 19...

Analysis and Commentary

What Does Iran's Cash Buy in Afghanistan? Karzai's Fumble

by Kori Schakevia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Monday, October 25, 2010

Surely President Hamid Karzai has enough experience with the United States, nine years into our war in his country, that he understands the uproar that accepting money from Iran will engender...

Analysis and Commentary

Wittes v. O’Connell on Targeted Killing and Drones

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, October 25, 2010

Here is the video of my debate with Mary Ellen O’Connell of Notre Dame law school on targeted killings and drone warfare on Saturday at International Law Weekend in New York...

Analysis and Commentary

National politically correct radio

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Monday, October 25, 2010

Juan Williams’ dismissal by NPR because of supposedly inappropriate remarks he made on Bill O’Reilly’s TV program once again exposes the radio network’s hypocrisy and bias...

In the News
In the News

Hoover launches a new blog

with Hoover Institutionvia Dish (Stanford University)
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
In the News

America & Europe with Daniel Hannan: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
In the News

On Legalizing Marijuana

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Caucus (New York Times)
Monday, October 25, 2010
In the News

Social Security: Ryan Or Ruin?

with Charles Blahousvia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, October 25, 2010
In the News

Pro-pot campaign releases TV ad in Los Angeles

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Associated Press
Monday, October 25, 2010
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What if Nobel Prize winners ran the country?

with Gary S. Beckervia Washington Post
Sunday, October 24, 2010