Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Cairo Ironies

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Same cast of American characters, different play...

Analysis and Commentary

Harry Reid Doth Protest Too Much (on health care votes)

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

While the first Senate votes on health care repeal largely followed script, there was a surprise. Seventeen Democratic senators voted against a measure that would repeal the much-maligned expansion to 1099 tax form reporting requirements...

Analysis and Commentary

The President’s hidden trade message

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

We should neither abandon our friends in Central America nor risk leaving them behind. The President should submit and Congress should quickly pass Free Trade Agreements with South Korea and Colombia and Panama...

Analysis and Commentary

My Optimism About Europe

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Perhaps alone in the coterie focused on the Islamist threat to Europe, I am cheerful these days. That’s because I see the anti-Islamist reaction growing even more quickly than the Islamist threat itself...

Analysis and Commentary

David Cameron and Michael Savage Are Strange Bedfellows

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Michael Savage, a conservative radio talk-show host, has repeatedly stressed three themes: borders, language, and culture. These are synonymous with Cameron’s Munich manifesto...

Analysis and Commentary

Al Warafi Post-Argument Maneuvering

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The letter filed today with the D.C. Circuit by Al Warafi’s attorney, which Larkin noted earlier, appears to be a response to my earlier post on the argument...

Analysis and Commentary

High U.S. debt jeopardizes dollar's value

by Scott S. Powellvia Opinion Shop (San Francisco Chronicle)
Monday, February 7, 2011

A Jan. 27 Moody's Investor Service report, "The Evolution of Moody's Perspective on the U.S. Aaa Rating," has serious implications for global capital markets...

Interviews
Interviews

Egypt, Middle East at a turning point?

with Fouad Ajamivia Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Anderson Cooper speaks with David Gergen, Jill Dougherty, and Middle East expert Fouad Ajami about Egypt...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

GUESTS: Ravi Somaiya, NYT; Susan Stelling, NYT; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Richard Epstein, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

Let’s Kill All the Jobs

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Until the president abandons his pro-union policies, our jobless recovery will continue apace...

In the News

Victory and the Savior Generals

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Reflections on history’s great captains of the battlefield...