Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Flexible Fuel Answer to OPEC

by James Woolsey, Anne Korinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

It costs an extra $100 to enable a car to run on biofuels or natural gas. Washington should mandate the tweak...

Analysis and Commentary

A Middle East Policy in Shambles

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

As President Obama launches another war, he knows no one is going to demagogue him the way Senator Obama did President Bush...

Analysis and Commentary

Bottom up vs. top down

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

...[T]here are fads in math education and the rest of education that are bad ideas. Do we really want those fads to take over. Or do we want competition...?

Analysis and Commentary

Memo to the General: Free Speech Doesn’t Kill People, Jihadists Kill People

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

General Petraeus should stick to the job at which he is skilled: destroying the enemy and creating the conditions under which American troops can accomplish their mission and return home. We already have enough flawed analysis coming from politicians...

Analysis and Commentary

And if Obama had said no…?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

...[W]hat if Obama had shocked the world and declared he was one (term) and done? Who, on the Democratic side, would have stepped into the void...?

Interviews
Interviews

Stephen Haber on the John Batchelor Show

with Stephen Habervia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77 WABC; John Fund, WSJ; Stephen Haber, Hoover Institution; Reza Kahlili, author of "A Time to Betray"...

Interviews

Haber Says Moderate Rainfall Leads to Farms, Democracies

with Stephen Habervia Street Smart (Bloomberg Television)
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Stephen Haber, a professor at Stanford University, talks about his research into the impact rainfall may have on the development of governments...

Interviews

Taylor Says Less Government Spending Can Boost Growth

with John B. Taylorvia Street Smart (Bloomberg Television)
Monday, April 4, 2011

John Taylor talks about plans by House Republicans to release a 2012 federal budget proposal tomorrow that may call for more than $4 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years...

In the News
In the News

At War with Donald Rumsfeld: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
In the News

Valuing Teachers

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

How much is a good teacher worth...?

In the News

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and “the Day of Rage” that Wasn’t

by Joshua Teitelbaumvia BESA Center for Strategic Studies
Monday, April 4, 2011

While unrest has rattled the Middle East in recent months, Saudi Arabia has taken all necessary measures to maintain stability within its own borders. Its success in doing so stems from two factors: oil wealth and tradition...