Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair shines a troubling light on French society – and US justice

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The DSK drama unfolding in New York was unforgettable. Powerful men everywhere have been put on notice...

Analysis and Commentary

The President Punts on Boeing

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Among the many distressing features of the recent presidential press conference was Obama’s conscious decision to distance himself from the single most important case initiative undertaken by the National Labor Relation’s Board Acting General Counsel...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Bernanke Learn from Japan and Greenspan?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

On May 27, 2000, a Member of the Policy Board, Bank of Japan, Eiko Shinotsuka, spoke on the subject “Japan’s Economy and the Role of the Bank of Japan.” His main focus was the lost decade of the 1990s. In his view, two factors were critical...

Analysis and Commentary

Unemployment and education

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Every level of education has a higher unemployment rate than before. But it seems that the least educated have the worst time and that the effect is much greater than in the recession of 2001...

Oil Drilling
Analysis and Commentary

Do oil companies deserve tax breaks?

by Kenneth E. Scottvia Arena (Politico)
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Is eliminating a special treatment exception in the tax code, or ending a direct subsidy, a "tax increase"? Sure, it is a wealth transfer from the taxpayer back to the government...

Analysis and Commentary

Perry … Dodge, Spin, Thrust

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

...[D]eep in the heart of Texas, the stars at night are big and bright...and, for Gov. Rick Perry who’s supposedly still up in the air over whether to enter the Republican presidential field, lining up just right...

Analysis and Commentary

Superman, Citizen of the World

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Perhaps you missed Action Comics #900, but Superman has renounced his American citizenship, saying “truth, justice and the American way—it’s not enough anymore.” Now he wants to be a “citizen of the world”...

Analysis and Commentary

American exceptionalism

by Kiron K. Skinnervia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, July 3, 2011

...[T]he GOP -- on the basis of its experience in demonstrating commitment to the American Creed -- will be in a unique position to impart a comprehensive narrative about the tenets of the Declaration of Independence and the significant challenges of implementing them...

Analysis and Commentary

Reagan's vision of liberty still guides us today

by Condoleezza Ricevia USA Today
Friday, July 1, 2011

As we celebrate President Reagan's 100th birthday, let us also make common cause in championing freedom and carrying on his legacy...

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Evers on Gadfly Radio

with Williamson M. Eversvia Gadfly Radio (LA Talk Radio)
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

[The host talks with Bill Evers, Ben Boychuk, and John Seiler] about the perilous state of Charter Schools in CA and the bills moving through the legislature that will bury Charter Schools if they are passed and are then signed into law by Governor Brown...