Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When Success Is The Orphan

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Recent studies showing a decline in global incidents of Islamic terror have been interpreted as solely a Middle-East intramural affair...

In the News
In the News

“No nuclear weapons”

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Yes!
Sunday, June 1, 2008

George Shultz was there when nuclear disarmament slipped through our fingers...

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The Good Old Days in China

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

In the most recent New York Times Sunday Book Review, Dongping Han, a teacher of history and political science at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, had a letter defending the Cultural Revolution:...

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Right Answers, Wrong Answers

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

I didn’t suggest that “good medical care” was “test-prepping.”...

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New Ad in Hartford Courant Blasts Proposed Connecticut Minimum Wage Hike

with Gary S. Becker, Milton Friedmanvia PR Newswire
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Today the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) criticized a proposed increase to Connecticut's minimum wage with a full-page print advertisement in the Hartford Courant...

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Iranians at Stanford face hurdles

with Abbas Milanivia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Mahdiyar Noorbala’s acceptance letter to Stanford’s highly competitive physics doctoral program was only the first step in an arduous journey from Iran to California...

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Declining grain stocks may ease resistance to biotech

with Henry I. Millervia Delta Farm Press (NE)
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

"We’re also urging countries to remove barriers to advanced crops developed through biotechnology...

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Goldwater Institute Litigation Director Named One of Nation's Top Lawyers

with Clint Bolickvia Goldwater Institute
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The newspaper Legal Times has named Clint Bolick, director of the Goldwater Institute Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation, a "champion" who should be honored for upholding the legal profession's core values and "fighting to expand liberties and protect civil rights."

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46% of Torontonians believe the world is a safer place with a Rep. in the White House

with Niall Fergusonvia Canada Free Press
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Forty-six percent of the 700 plus attendees at last night’s sold-out Munk Debate agreed with the resolution: “The world is a safer place with a Republican in the White House.”

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'Crossfire' comes to Canada

with Niall Fergusonvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

It was as though Crossfire had come to Canada as two leading Democratic minds sparred Monday with Republican talking heads in a heated debate over U.S. national security...

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Defining the meaning of 'public' schools

with Milton Friedmanvia Times-Gazette (OH)
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Shakespeare wrote "That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."...

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The next president has to promote democracy better

with Larry Diamondvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The bloody fighting in Beirut this month is just the latest setback for democracy around the world...

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A Drug Policy Parable

with Joseph D. McNamaravia New Republic
Friday, May 23, 2008

In February 2007, 22-year-old Florida State University student Rachel Hoffman ran a red light, got pulled over, and got busted for having marijuana in the car...

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Education Reacts to Senator Kennedy's Illness

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via US News and World Report
Friday, May 23, 2008

U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings hasn't always seen eye to eye with Sen. Ted Kennedy...

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The Ayers Affair (IV): In The Interest of Full Disclosure (Cont.)

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Thursday, May 22, 2008

My own experience in public education policy is based on a firm belief in the superiority of imperfect markets over central planning...