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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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I have no words. So I'll borrow Dennis Dodd's: "There is no more academic fraud. Cheating might as well be a major." Now, to be fair, there were at least two attempts to explain--not excuse, but explain--the decision. One is... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Rep. Steve Scalise had some bad luck followed by some really good luck. Interesting, and uplifting, story. Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Arthur Lewbel, Boston College, forthcoming in JEL: Well over two dozen different terms for identification appear in the econometrics literature, including set identification, causal identification, local identification, generic identification, weak identification, identification at infinity, and many more. This survey: 1.... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Newmark's Door
I don't know about "soon," but it does seem like choice is, finally, winning. But if those charters don't get with the Liberals' program in California--real quick--I'll bet bad stuff will happen: "Fewer charter schools choosing CalSTRS pensions". Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Including this, which I didn't know. I came to find out after a long conversation with Lexus corporate, that Lexus, unlike the European brands, will not build a customer car. The dealership can request a build, but if the factory... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Hint: it's not pro golf and it's not NASCAR. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
I would think you'd have to a big KISS fan to want to pay that, but Gene thinks there will be enough to make it worth his time. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
"If someone tries to sell you something with zero risks and zero side effects, they’re either lying or they’re selling something useless." Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
To paraphrase Glenn Reynolds, "Is there anything Omega 3s can't do?" Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
I used to spend a couple of minutes each semester telling my students that no matter what job they were in, or planned to get, they needed to think of themselves, at least occasionally, as entrepreneurs. What assets and liabilities... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Interesting short piece of what blockchain offers--and doesn't offer--businesses. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Charles Kesler explains how the Left started out bad and how it's gotten worse. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
George Will has some fun with the Seattle City Council. Seattle’s city council is as undeterred by constitutional and statutory language as it is by social science. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
A fine way to spend two minutes. (Link via Jonah Goldberg.) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Caroline Glick slams the anti-Semitism of some of the Liberal elite. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
One of the biggest boondoggles going. Related: an analyst at the Show-Me Institute predicts that Amazon's proposed HQ2 will also turn out to be a big boondoggle. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Another excellent piece by Kevin Williamson. Money 'graph: What’s too often lost in the Sturm und Drang of recent Republican efforts to reform the insurance reforms enacted by Democrats in 2009 is this: The Affordable Care Act has not worked... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
. . . asserts Fast Company. But John Palmer responds, "Wrong, wrong, wrong." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
I like the solution proposed: more federalism combined with the education system working with the private sector. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
The next time you have blood work done, you may want to check your platelets. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Writes Glenn Reynolds. Keeping the politicians in check is the key to almost all questions of political economy. UPDATE: Link fixed now. Thanks, Michael. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door