Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Hillary Clinton Echoes the Bush Doctrine

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The secretary is right about the Mideast's troubled autocrats. Too bad her boss decided to cast his lot with them...

Analysis and Commentary

Beijing faces its own economic woes

by Michael Spencevia Politico
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

China is facing a complex set of economic structural changes. Success in navigating this could determine its future growth...

Analysis and Commentary

The Health Care Repeal Vote: Fiction and Fact

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A floor vote on repeal of the PPACA will not be...a choice between the PPACA and a return to the status quo in the health care system as it existed prior to the passage of the PPACA. This is true for several reasons...

Analysis and Commentary

Feeling Too Good About Our Schools

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

While many people want to be reassured that things are going just fine, ignoring the real message of these tests actually imperils our economic future...

Analysis and Commentary

Corrupt cronies

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

What we are living through now is the continuing of the looting process. Get the government out of the banking business. The process is corrupt. The cronies are winning. You and I are losing...

Analysis and Commentary

Taking Sides in the Tunisian Crisis

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

We should always take sides with peaceful protesters seeking to make their government responsive. The people of Tunisia deserve better from us...

Analysis and Commentary

Conrad Calls It Quits

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Democrats’ chances of retaining control of the U.S. Senate in 2013 and beyond just took a hit with Kent Conrad’s announcement that he won’t seek another term next year...

Analysis and Commentary

Why the Al Adahi Cert Denial Matters

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Supreme Court’s denial of cert in Al Adahi is not in any sense a surprise. To the contrary, I would have been shocked if the justices had agreed to hear the case. It is, however, an important development worthy of note...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Dems hold North Dakota?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

In any political triage calculation the Democrats of North Dakota would be excluded from help because they are too far gone to save, while the Republicans would be ignored because their robust political condition suggests they need no help...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Tunisia Isn’t a Tipping Point for the Arab World

by Josef Joffevia New Republic
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

So will Tunisia become the first democracy in the Arab arc of authoritarianism? Don’t hold your breath...

Interviews
Interviews

The Law with Epstein & Yoo: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Is California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional? Richard Epstein and John Yoo discuss...

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

GUESTS: Mary O'Grady, WSJ; Ravi Somaiya, Newsweek; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Morton Keller on Patriot Games

with Morton Kellervia Blog Talk Radio
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Morton Keller, author of "The Unbearable Heaviness of Governing:The Obama Administration in Historical Perspective..."

Interviews

Fixing America's Economic Problems

with Thomas Sowellvia Tom Sullivan Show (Fox Business)
Monday, January 17, 2011

Thomas Sowell on his book, 'Basic Economics', the state of the U.S. economy today and his personal revelations about the way the economy works...

In the News
In the News

A Monarch Dethroned

with Abbas Milanivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
In the News

Classical Liberalism: The Best Antidote to Incivility

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

In the partisan aftermath to Tucson, let’s remember that we have better political alternatives than Krugman’s caricature of capitalism...

In the News

Property, Regulatory Policy, or Hybrid? The Elusive Status of Intellectual Property

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Free State Foundation
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The proper mix in a sound governance regime inclines sharply in one direction: 90% property and 10% regulation. Some words of explanation are in order...

In the News

Preventive Detention in American Theory and Practice

by Benjamin Wittesvia Harvard National Security Journal
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Adam Klein and Benjamin Wittes show that contrary to civic mythology, the extra-criminal detention of terrorism suspects is not “an extraordinary aberration from a strong American constitutional norm...