Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Voices of Moderation

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Moderation is fine— if it is not carried to extremes. But some moderates seem to think that it is always a good thing to tone down your words. Yet history shows that muffling your message can mean forfeiting many a battle to extremists...

Great Wall of China
Analysis and Commentary

Will the Nile flow into the Yellow River?

by Tai-Chun Kuo, Ramon H. Myersvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Chinese leaders have hinted at political reforms several times, showing that Beijing understands the need for change. Could China be the next Egypt...?

Analysis and Commentary

The Good News That No One Is Telling About Iraq

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The fact that Iraq has been spared a general popular uprising is proof that it has arrived as a democracy...

Analysis and Commentary

Home Schooling and Socialization

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

David Friedman has an excellent comment on home schooling and socialization, in response to another commenter, on Bryan Caplan's recent post. Here are my thoughts...

Analysis and Commentary

Wisconsin Democrats Abuse the Quorum Call

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A state long known for policy innovation—social security, welfare reform, school vouchers, and much more—is now witnessing a seldom-seen but dreadful abuse of basic democratic practice—the abuse of the legislative quorum call...

Analysis and Commentary

The power of the rich

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

...I do not believe we live in an oligarchy where the rich control the political process in the way they do in some other countries...

Analysis and Commentary

Stop It! The West Didn’t Cause The Middle East Mess

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The events in the Middle East are momentous. Let’s hope for the best. But stop with the guilt-mongering. The West didn’t cause this mess. It’s not our fault...

Analysis and Commentary

That’s Not Constructive

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Unless Rep. Scalise and his colleagues want to be stuck with all Guantanamo detainees forever, and want eventually to taunt the Supreme Court into ordering their release into the United States, they ought to think better of this [amendment]...

Analysis and Commentary

Failure to lunch

via Daily
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Fixing school meal program a good place to start in obesity fight...

Interviews
Interviews

Middle East instability causes higher gas prices

with Larry Diamondvia KGO-TV (San Francisco)
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Political scientists are indicating 2011 might be to the Middle East what 1989 was to Eastern Europe - a time when long-entrenched dictatorships tumble, ushering in a new populist era...

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on Top Story with Chris Reed

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Top Story with Chris Reed (KOGO)
Monday, February 21, 2011
In the News
In the News

Social Security: The Unfinished Work

with Charles Blahousvia American Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
In the News

Retirement and Social Security

with Charles Blahousvia C-SPAN
Tuesday, February 22, 2011