Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Guantanamo Laureate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Over the last decade Barack Obama — in campaign mode for various state and federal offices — repeatedly denounced the Bush-era security protocols as either unlawful or of little utility...

Analysis and Commentary

Thomas Sowell On Economics Of Medical Care

by Thomas Sowellvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The high cost of medical care has been a recurrent theme in countries around the world...

Analysis and Commentary

Ending Government Bailouts As We Know Them

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fears of potential damage from the failure of a large financial institution has created a bailout mentality in which the U.S. government has committed many billions of dollars, intervened in the operations of scores of private firms, and caused excessive risk-taking...

Analysis and Commentary

Lion's Den: Turkey: An ally no more

by Daniel Pipesvia Jerusalem Post
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

"There is no doubt he is our friend," Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, even as he accuses Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of threatening to use nuclear weapons against Gaza...

Analysis and Commentary

Not a socialist? Then don't act like one by leaning on the media

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

It doesn’t matter if Fox News is unbalanced, biased, partisan or whatever...

Analysis and Commentary

All Falling Down . . .

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Obama’s mega-borrowing is predicated on a rather thin margin of safety...

Analysis and Commentary

Net neutrality at the crossroads

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Few issues in recent years have generated as much passion—and confusion—as the debate over net neutrality for broadband transmissions...

Interviews
Interviews

The Iran Problem with Hanson & Baer: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

What can the U.S. do about Iran?...

Interviews

James Woolsey on Energy

with James Woolseyvia ForaTv
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Woolsey is currently co-chairman (with former Secretary of State George Shultz) of the Committee on the Present Danger, as well as chairman of the advisory boards of the Clean Fuels Foundation and the New Uses Council and a trustee of ...

In the News
In the News

In the game for the best price

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Irish Times
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

FOR THE average motorist, buying a car usually involves searching in the pages of various newspapers and on the web, before marching onto the garage forecourts late on a Thursday or early on a Saturday looking for a bargain...

In the News

Three Theories on Solving the 'Too Big to Fail' Problem

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The biggest financial crisis in 70 years has bequeathed a to-do list of overwhelming length for bankers, regulators and politicians...

In the News

How charters help kids 'left behind'

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Post
Wednesday, October 28, 2009

A BLOCKBUSTER study released last month by a team of researchers led by Stanford economist Caroline Hoxby proved beyond any reasonable doubt that students who attend New York City charter schools achieve higher math and reading proficiency...

In the News

Wall Street pay continues to be the Great Distraction

with Gary S. Beckervia Reuters
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Again, all this focus on Wall Street pay distracts from more important issues...

In the News

The misery index: A reality check for the US and Turkey

with Robert J. Barrovia Daily News and Economic Review (Turkey)
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

In the wake of the panic of 2008, finger pointing has become fashionable...

In the News

Korea Capitalizes on Global Power Shift

with Niall Fergusonvia Korea Times
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The year 2009 was a milestone for Korea as it was hit hard by the global financial crisis but recovered at the fastest pace among major economies, demonstrating its capability...

In the News

Evening Reading: Is Brouhaha Over Pay Distracting Us From Bigger Issue?

with Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Wall Street Pay: Much time has been spent debating pay on Wall Street, but is the debate distracting the nation from a more important issues?...

In the News

New School Start Ups and Replications of High Performing Charter School Models

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

As the Obama administration pushes states, districts, and education organizations to embrace school "turnarounds" and prepares to spend billions of dollars in federal funds on such efforts, education researcher Andy Smarick of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute warns that the evidence strongly suggests that this policy is not the solution for the nation`s mounting number of failing schools...

In the News

Analysis: US Making Plans For Iran Nuke Strategy

with John Abizaidvia Associated Press
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The Obama administration is quietly laying the groundwork for long-range strategy that could be used to contain a nuclear-equipped Iran and deter its leaders from using atomic weapons...

In the News

Liberating Learning With Virtual Ed.

with Terry M. Moevia Education Week
Thursday, October 22, 2009

The folks at Stanford University's Hoover Institution recently interviewed Terry Moe, a professor of political science for Stanford and an advocate for online learning, about his new book Liberating Learning...