Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

No New Torture Probes

by Jack Goldsmithvia Washington Post
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

There has been much speculation about how the Obama administration will deal with what many view as the Bush administration's harsh, abusive and illegal interrogation program...

Analysis and Commentary

Ivan and Boris Again

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

There is an old Russian fable, with different versions in other countries, about two poor peasants, Ivan and Boris...

Analysis and Commentary

The Russia Problem

by Josef Joffevia Time Magazine Online
Friday, November 21, 2008

Russia has a European strategy, but Europe does not have one for Russia — unless you want to call "Let's not rile the Bear" a strategy...

In the News
In the News

Paulson Plan: 'Truly Idiotic'

with Charles Calomirisvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Economist Rips Efforts To Stimulate Economy; 'This Isn't Complicated'

In the News

Dingell's Grand Inquisitor Politics

by Henry I. Millervia New York Times
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Most of the coverage of the departure of Rep. John Dingell (D., Mich.) from the powerful chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has focused on his anti-environmentalism and his staunch defense of the interests of dysfunctional Detroit auto manufacturers...

In the News

Fair and Balanced

by Alvin Rabushka with Hoover Institutionvia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Fox News claims the mantra “fair and balanced.”...

In the News

Court promises judgment soon in CityNorth case

with Clint Bolickvia Arizona Republic
Tuesday, November 25, 2008

A challenge of Phoenix's tax agreement with the developers of CityNorth in northeast Phoenix reached the Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday, with both sides arguing about where the line falls between public and private benefit...

In the News

More Political-Correctness—Another exchange with the Monterey Herald

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, November 25, 2008

In September, I complained about the lack of journalistic standards shown by the Monterey County Herald...

In the News

Geopolitical Consequences of the Credit Crunch

with Niall Fergusonvia American Diplomacy (NC)
Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The prolific British historian Niall Ferguson recently spoke at the Hoover Institution on the geopolitical implications of the current financial crisis...

In the News

Unfair and Balanced

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

With Democrats in charge of the White House and Congress, one of the few checks conservatives have left is talk radio and the new media...