Hey, all our government meddling isn’t working the way we wanted! Well then, meddle harder!
Like a horde of Marvel Zombies, good-intentioned progressives move from state to state, creating enormous (but well-meaning) entitlement programs that eventually bankrupt the state. Undaunted, those progressives move on to the next victim population center to advocate for the “less… Read moreThe cycle continues
*update* My reader, at least, is killing the title because of the emoticon. It should read: “I !<3 the minimum wage” No worries. In these robust and easy economic times, I’m sure they’ll have no problem finding new jobs.
Windows processes, by the way, are insanely promiscuous.
17 million from the archdiocese? Egads
Some guy accuses Greg Mankiw of intellectual dishonesty, and he responds with a politely devestating takedown. I love how he refers to it as a “teachable moment”.
Tyler Cowen says we’re in a depression, which is not good. More importantly, he lists reasons why we’re in a depression, and how the stimulus addresses them. More importantly, what he shows is how the stimulus seems to address the… Read moreDepression 2.0
This is handy, if you need to produce S-curves in Excel
I couldn’t comment on the post below – he may have posts turned off. But I couldn’t let this pass – the man is putting a skeptical eye on semiotics, and wondering if the field falls into the category of… Read moreSelf-awareness
Perhaps if we just temporarily lowered the SS retirement age a bit, a bunch of people would retire, unemployment would go down and optimism would begin to return to the market. Hey, it’s no crazier than make-work infrastructure projects, and… Read moreinteresting ideas on stimulus
Another article, which, along with the current Yellowstone excitement continues to re-affirm in my mind that we can hardly be considered the ‘Stewards of the Earth’ if we are unable to protect her creatures from such calamity. And the only… Read moreOur days are numbered
What do you call it when you feel a desire to mythbust an article that claims to be about mythbusting? I mean, it starts like this: Here it is: our moment of economic truth. We’re standing at that historic fork… Read moreCurious
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What would you get if you had a software business where: 1. You had one customer. 2. You had only one product to build 3. Your senior management was obliged to sign their names to a contract asserting that the… Read moreThought experiment
The last ten years show a 7.8C/Century cooling trend. Two comments: 1) The longer trends still show warming 2) This trend is caused by the unusual warmth of 1998, and the unusual (relative) coldness of 2008. Things could change Really,… Read moreEven more good news
Ba da pa pa ba da pa pa… Come here Pretty please Can you tell me where I am? You… won’t you say something? I need to get my bearings I’m lost And the shadows keep on changing And I’m… Read moreHaunted
It turns out that the Arctic sea ice has recovered all the way back to where it was when it was first measured in 1979.
This is a great review of some of the questionable directorial choices of the movie. (Having said that, casting Reeves as a wooden, awkward alien is perfect). But he missed one WTF. So the government assembles these scientists to see… Read moreThe Day The Earth Stood Still
Is apparently suffering from a hormone imbalance that makes him lose weight uncontrollably. In related news, Apple is coming out with a new product – iThin – a gorgeously designed cookbook full of stunning photos of recipes guaranteed to knock… Read moreSteve Jobs