Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Pax Americana and the New Iraq

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Iraq's Shiites, especially, have a healthy fear of Iran and a desire to keep Persian power at bay...

Analysis and Commentary

The Gift of Obama’s Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

As the antithesis of Bush is learning, foreign dictators are likely to bite the hand that strokes them...

Analysis and Commentary

Rep. Loretta Sanchez and the Bathos of Race

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

I think Ms. Sanchez’s opportunism and racialism emblemize the corruption of the entire identity politics industry. I suggest why and how that is so, simply by posing the following questions...

Analysis and Commentary

Bizarre Salon Attack on Libertarians

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Alex Pareene, at Salon, has a bizarre attack on libertarians. He titles it "For-Pay Fire Department Lets Man's House Burn..." It turns out, though, that the fire department in Tennessee was not a private for-profit fire department...

Analysis and Commentary

The Logic of Trade

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The logic of trade is why I reject the idea that buying local, writ large, creates prosperity...

Analysis and Commentary

A Request for Reader Assistance

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

One of the questions I have been fascinated by over the past year, but unable to shed much light on, is how the court rulings in the Guantanamo habeas cases play out in the field...

Analysis and Commentary

Alaska Dem Senate candidate Scott McAdams slams Republican candidate Joe Miller over the federal minimum wage

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

When (and if) Joe Miller goes to Washington, he will find many lawyers and conservative action groups who share his belief that the federal government lacks the constitutional power to impose minimum wage standards on the states...

Analysis and Commentary

It's Time to Hold Rwanda Accountable for its War Crimes

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia New Republic
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Congo is the broken backbone of Central Africa and needs to be treated accordingly. In such dire cases, there is no substitute for justice...

Interviews
Interviews

KSFO Morning Show Program

with Bill Whalenvia KSFO
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and former speechwriter for California Governor Pete Wilson, analyzes the election...

In the News
In the News

Donations to Whitman undercut her no-special-interests claim

with Thad Kousservia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
In the News

Newsom corrals unions’ powerful dime

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Examiner
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
In the News

The Terminator vs. Big Oil

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Tuesday, October 5, 2010