Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Foreign Policy: Ensuring The Military Is Heard

by Kori Schakevia NPR
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The release of Gen. Stanley McChrystal's report on the war in Afghanistan has occasioned full-throated cries of insubordination from the president's liberal supporters...

Analysis and Commentary

Friends in Disagreement

via American Spectator
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

THE UNITED STATES WAGED THE COLD WAR for 40 years, and for 40 years George Kennan and Paul Nitze were perennial players in the struggle—from its beginning, which Kennan catalyzed, to its end...

Analysis and Commentary

Think Things, Not Words

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Upon learning that the Constitution requires a president to be a natural born citizen, a college student said: "What makes a natural born citizen any more qualified than one born by C-section?"...

Analysis and Commentary

Economic Therapy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

As events have unfolded during the past year and a half, a growing number of people have asked me what I think of the economy...

Analysis and Commentary

The Price System in Action

by John B. Taylor with Russell Robertsvia Economics One (blog)
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Want to understand what really goes on behind the scenes of the supply and demand model?...

Interviews
Interviews

Clinton talks health care while in the Bay Area

with Scott W. Atlasvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The last president who tried to get some sort of health care reform passed is in the Bay Area...

Interviews

How the GI Bill changed the economy

with George P. Shultzvia Marketplace
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The new GI Bill gives vets money for tuition, housing and books...

Interviews

Middle East News Roundup

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia KQED
Monday, October 5, 2009

We look at the latest diplomatic and political developments in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan...

In the News
In the News

The 2009-2010 U.S. Supreme Court Term

with Benjamin Wittesvia Brookings Institution
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2009-2010 term, set to begin on October 5, will consider major arguments on issues ranging from state’s rights and separation of powers to dog-fighting videos...

In the News

Condoleezza Rice is Stanford's ace recruiter

with Condoleezza Ricevia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Tai-Ler Jones was one of the top high school football players in the country when he visited Stanford last spring...

In the News

1 size doesn’t fit all for calendars

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Dickinson Press (ND)
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

President Barack Obama sure does like “top down” initiatives. In backing the idea of longer school days and more overall school time for America’s kids, he said, “The challenges of a new century demand more time in the classroom.”...

In the News

Obama and His Enemies: The Once and Constant Opposition

with Hoover Institution, David M. Kennedyvia Politics Daily (DC)
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

A young physician refers to the president of the United States as "the crackpot in Washington who is ruining the country."...

In the News

Education Next: Researchers Find Special Education Voucher Programs Ensure Better Services and Outcomes for Students

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

While the recent debate in Washington, D.C. over the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which serves low-income children, has highlighted a sharp political divide in our nation’s capital over school choice, outside the beltway special education voucher programs tell a different story...

In the News

Dollar's demise plotted by oil producers, China and France, report says

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph (UK)
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The world's oil producers, as well as China and France, are planning to end using the dollar as the currency to buy and sell oil, the Independent newspaper reported...

In the News

From Hoover Press: The Case against the Employee Free Choice Act, by Richard A. Epstein

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Business Wire
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Viewed as one of the most controversial piece of labor legislation in the last 60 years, the Employee Free Choice Act has “some of the worst possible consequences for the workplace—and through it for the overall economy,” says Hoover fellow Richard A. Epstein...

In the News

BlogTalk: Exclusive, or Man on the Street?

with Richard A. Epsteinvia New York Times
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

It’s amazing nobody tripped...

In the News

An Impressive Mission

with Herbert Hoover, Hoover Institutionvia Hoover Archivists' Musings (blog)
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Who’d think there’d be a connection between Julia Child and Herbert Hoover?...

In the News

Much ado about multipliers

with John F. Cogan, John B. Taylorvia Economist
Thursday, September 24, 2009

IT IS the biggest peacetime fiscal expansion in history...