Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Medicare Reform: Obama vs. Ryan

by John B. Taylor, Daniel P. Kesslervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The GOP plan is more effective but may work better if the spending limits are set the way the president proposed...

Analysis and Commentary

Ominous Parallels

by Walter E. Williamsvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

People are beginning to compare Barack Obama's administration to the failed administration of Jimmy Carter, but a better comparison is to the Roosevelt administration of the 1930s and '40s...

Analysis and Commentary

Declining fortunes of the left

by Christophe Crombezvia Washington Times
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Continent’s liberal movement bereft of ideas and leaders...

Analysis and Commentary

Give ‘Em Hell … Barry?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

He’s borrowed liberally of late (pun intended) from Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. – evenRonald Reagan...

Analysis and Commentary

Yes, There Is No Mainstream or Consensus on Stimulus Spending

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

In its Sunday edition, the New York Times informed its readers that “a wide range of economists say the administration should call for a new round of stimulus spending...

Analysis and Commentary

How I Fought Envy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I totally agree with Bryan Caplan's post on envy. Well done, Bryan. And I can say from personal experience that I fought it in myself...

Analysis and Commentary

With a Math Proficiency Rate of 32 Percent, U.S. Ranks Number 32

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Thirty-two percent of U.S. students in the class of 2011 were proficient in mathematics when they were in 8th grade, according to the official U. S. report card on student achievement...

Interviews
Interviews

Snapshot of the Economy

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Interviews

Pentagon Gears Up For Budget Cut War

with Kori Schakevia Morning Edition (NPR)
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Analysts say cuts force the U.S. to make choices about its role as the sole military superpower…

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on John Batchelor

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

GUESTS: John Fund, WSJ; Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77 WABC; Fouad Ajami, Hoover; Bret Stephens, WSJ…