Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

We must be free and able to defend private lives against tabloid tyranny

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Leveson inquiry has shown the ravages of an unchecked media. Alas, privacy cannot be trusted solely to self-regulation...

Analysis and Commentary

It's Still Possible to Cut Spending: Here's How

by R. Glenn Hubbardvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The obvious place to begin is the repeal of ObamaCare. We also need to empower the states, streamline the federal government and modernize Medicare and Social Security...

Analysis and Commentary

In the Debt Crisis, Moral Equivalence Is Moral Evasion

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

From the beginning the committee was political theater designed to create the illusion of action when the will to act is missing. Unfortunately, this perennial bad habit of democracies to pursue short-time interests at the expense of long-term needs is now too dangerous to indulge...

Analysis and Commentary

Getting Better

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Although these debates are by now monotonous, they have the effect of shaping up the candidates (who are doing much better in general) and reminding us why the pre-primary race is really between Romney and Gingrich...

Analysis and Commentary

Congressional Republicans’ strategic shift on taxes

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The most significant element of the failed Super Committee negotiation is that Republicans offered to cross the no-net-tax-increase line in exchange for structural entitlement reform or structural tax reform and a permanent answer on tax rates...

Analysis and Commentary

Failure or Success?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Many people are lamenting the failure of the Congressional "Super Committee" to come up with an agreement on ways to reduce the runaway federal deficits. But you cannot judge success or failure without knowing what the goal was...

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson on the John Batchelor Show

with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

GUESTS: Co-Host Larry Kudlow, CNBC; Steve Russolillo, Dow Jones; Joe Brusuelas, Bloomberg; Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover...

Interviews

Scott Kieff on the John Batchelor Show

with F. Scott Kieffvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

GUESTS: Steve Erlanger, NYT; Ann Marlowe, Hudson; Bob Zimmerman, Behind the Black; Scott Kieff, Hoover...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

GUESTS: Co-Host Larry Kudlow, CNBC; Bill Whalen, Hoover; David Kirkpatrick, NYT; Julia Angwin, WSJ...

In the News
In the News

Gingrich assembles foreign policy team in time for Republican debate

with Kiron K. Skinnervia Election 2012 (Washington Post)
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
In the News

Is the FDA Innovative?

by Henry I. Millervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

An advocacy group, masquerading as a think tank, publishes a laughably inaccurate report...

In the News

Occupy Wall Street must remember who they are, Afghanistan’s violence and more

with David Brady, Tammy Frisbyvia Think Tanked (Washington Post)
Monday, November 21, 2011