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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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The great Richard Epstein eulogizes the great Harold Demsetz. Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Another remarkable triumph for Liberal social policy: “In summary, the tax does not lead to a shift in consumption towards healthier products, it affects low income households more severely, and it is limited in its ability to raise revenue,” the... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Newmark's Door
"No single individual is to blame for the reality of New York’s subway." Related: "The real reasons to fear Cuomo’s L train plan". Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Microeconomics wins again. So while outright collusion among owners is certainly possible, it isn’t necessary to explain what’s going on. It’s far more likely that what we’re seeing in recent winters is simply the hard cold math resulting from a... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Yes, indeed. I'm a firm believer that more federalism would lessen a number of our political problems. Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Newmark's Door
I was sad to see the Tide lose, but this still made me laugh. (2 minute video.) Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Well, not all of us . . . but, hey, where's federal regulation when you need it?? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
The top five: 1) Trader Joe’s, 2) Costco Wholesale, 3) Amazon, 4) H-E-B, 5) Wegmans Food Markets. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
"New technology promises to tell us everything about the food we eat." Good. I missed my romaine. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Sabine Hossenfelder: So we have AI fragility plus the trend of increasingly complex hard- and software to become unique. Now extrapolate this some decades into the future. We will have a few large companies, governments, and maybe some billionaires who... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Yes. Sad as I am to say it, a ticket of Mrs. O and Oprah--the Vice-Presidency isn't a real job a great majority of the time, so I'm sure an arrangement could be made for her to keep doing what's... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
"Ever wondered what industries employ the youngest and oldest people?" The youngest, by a fair margin, surprised me. The oldest did not. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Jonah Goldberg in praise of dogs. Related: "Charles Schulz was right: Happiness is a warm puppy". Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
This slams the Washington Post pretty hard. The deplorables might well not understand, but surely we expect better from the WaPo. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Guess what? Once again, "easy money" isn't. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Slowly, very reluctantly, and maybe because of potentially more trouble with the SEC. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door