Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Obama and ‘Redistributive

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The first seven months of the Obama administration seemingly make no sense...

Analysis and Commentary

The Best Question I Heard Yesterday

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

I sat in on Jeff Hummel's graduate course in Monetary Theory at San Jose State University last night...

Analysis and Commentary

Will Time Prove Ben Bernanke Wrong?

by Russell Robertsvia NPR
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

President Obama has reappointed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, praising his creativity in preventing another Great Depression...

Analysis and Commentary

SAT Upon

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Forbes
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The College Board, as always, hung a smiley face on it but the latest SAT results are a real bummer...

Analysis and Commentary

Tyler Cowen on Pretense

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

On his blog today, Tyler Cowen, who does not usually use harsh language, does use it when referring to libertarians...

Analysis and Commentary

A health care manifesto

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

What are the key principles of reform that would allow us to talk about reform without putting it in scare quotes?...

Analysis and Commentary

The Power of the Patient

by Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Monday, August 24, 2009

The Obama and Democrat health care agenda is meeting loud and strong opposition from American voters, who are fighting back for what they believe in...

Interviews
Interviews

Red Ink Watch: How Bad Is the Deficit?

with John B. Taylorvia Fox Business
Monday, August 24, 2009

Hoover Institutions John Taylor on why the deficit poses a systemic risk...

In the News
In the News

Death Panels and Decision Makers

with Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

When the town halls adjourn and the cameras stop rolling, the health care debate is about one thing: decisions...

In the News

Failure Rewarded

with John B. Taylorvia American Spectator
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Federal Reserve's purpose, beyond monitoring the money supply, is to ensure the safety and stability of the financial system and to manage systemic risks...

In the News

SAT Scores Fall as Gap Widens; Asians Gain

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

High-school students’ performance last year on the SAT college-entrance exam fell slightly...

In the News

Pro-student Court Rulings Decline, Researchers Show

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Federal and state appellate courts have become less favorable to student claims in school discipline cases even as perceptions about students’ legal entitlements have expanded, according to new research published in the fall issue of Education Next...

In the News

Bernanke's Second Chance

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

When George W. Bush nominated Ben Bernanke to be Federal Reserve Chairman in late 2005, we wrote that there was "at least rough justice" in the fact that Mr. Bernanke would have to clean up a monetary bubble that he had helped to create...

In the News

Teacher Quality and the Future of our Profession

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The issue of teacher quality is one of the most important topics in K-12 education today...

In the News

Prosecuting the C.I.A.

with Benjamin Wittesvia New York Times
Monday, August 24, 2009

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has named a veteran federal prosecutor, John Durham, to examine nearly a dozen abuse cases in which detainees were held by the Central Intelligence Agency...

In the News

Twilight In Mexico

with Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Wall Street Journal
Monday, August 24, 2009

Leon Trotsky, the third big name of Soviet ­Communism after Lenin and Stalin, was ­murdered by a Kremlin hitman in his Mexico hideaway on Aug. 20, 1940...