Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Google vs. Education Next Voters: What of importance happened last year?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Opinions about the worst developments in 2010—as viewed by those who voted in the Ednext poll—were sharply defined, while little consensus formed around the good that happened last year...

Analysis and Commentary

Letter: Flawed E.P.A. Policies

by Henry I. Millervia New York Times
Wednesday, January 5, 2011

“A Coming Assault on the E.P.A.” (editorial, Dec. 25) urges the White House to support the agency, but the E.P.A.’s policies and product decisions have often been textbook examples of how not to regulate...

Analysis and Commentary

Do Home Schoolers Deserve a Tax Break? Yes, but Tests Are Necessary

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Room for Debate (New York Times)
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

In return for the financial help...home-schooled students should be required to take state tests, just as they would do in regular school, charter school or virtual schools...

Analysis and Commentary

The Test

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Suppose the economy does well this year–growth is robust and unemployment falls. What is the reason for the improvement...?

Analysis and Commentary

Thoughts on a Possible Signing Statement

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

I have a few thoughts on Dafna Linzer’s story from yesterday, which reported that the President means to push back against congressional efforts to impede trial and transfer of Guantanamo detainees by issuing a signing statement...

Analysis and Commentary

Health care repeal gaining momentum?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The bill, if it passes the House, will die in the Senate. If it survives the Senate, it will be killed by the veto pen of the president. Does this mean that introducing and debating the proposal are acts of political gimmickry? I think not...

Interviews
Interviews

Basic Economics Revisited with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Does the U.S. really spend too much on health care? Thomas Sowell responds...

Interviews

Daniel Pipes is on the John Batchelor Show

with Daniel Pipesvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

GUESTS: Bill McGurn, WSJ; Roben Farzad, Bloomberg; Daniel Pipes, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Interview with Walt Williams

with Walter E. Williamsvia Blog Talk Radio
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Dr. Walter E. Williams, author of the new autobiography, Up From The Projects, has established himself as one of the country's most influential libertarian economists...

In the News
In the News

It's unclear whether slight rise in Texas class size would hurt learning

with Eric Hanushekvia Dallas Morning News
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
In the News

European Economies in 2050

with Robert J. Barrovia Real Time Brussels (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, January 4, 2011