Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Suicidal hand-wringing

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

When you enter a boxing ring, you agree to abide by the rules of boxing...

In the News
In the News

UN General Assembly’s 61st session

with Niall Fergusonvia Jordan Times
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

The United Nations General Assembly has just started its 61st annual meeting at the UN headquarters in New York City...

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Bush emphasizes Mideast in U.N. speech

with Abbas Milanivia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

President Bush sought to assure the Iranian people that he wants a diplomatic solution to the impasse over that country's nuclear activities, but he warned that their leaders are obstructing progress by financing terrorism and pursuing nuclear weapons...

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Time running out for Iraqis, study group leaders warn

with William J. Perry, Edwin Meese IIIvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Iraq's government has only until the end of 2006 to make major progress in curbing violence and improving basic services before the country's situation turns even more dire, the two leaders of a bipartisan, blue-ribbon study group on U.S. policy in Iraq warned Tuesday...

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Hoover Institution: Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times, by Benjamin Wittes

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

With the recent confirmations of John Roberts and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, the failed nomination of Harriet Miers, aging justices, repeated battles over lower-court nominations, and continuing controversy over the proper role of the federal courts, judicial confirmations have been front and center in U.S. politics in recent years...

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White House seems to bend on terror-detainee legislation

with George P. Shultzvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

The White House appeared Tuesday to be offering dissident Republican senators a compromise on legislation that would leave the language of the Geneva Conventions untouched if lawmakers preserve the CIA's terrorist-interrogation program...

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Revisiting the Intellectual Heritage of a Free Society

with Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, Tibor R. Machanvia Quebecois Libre (Canada)
Sunday, September 17, 2006

The origins of theoretical arguments for a free society make up a long and distinguished tradition which stretches back at least to the 6th Century B.C. and spans writers until the present day...