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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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A sad story but with a very nice conclusion. Thieves stole a gardener’s truck, but kindness prevailed in the end Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Newmark's Door
The NFL draft starts tonight and here is a look at some of the maneuvering that goes on. “The whole key to the draft,” Schefter says, “is knowing where you have to get guys and knowing where you can wait... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Newmark's Door
The Babylon Bee, fast becoming great competiton for The Onion. Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Have no fear . . . "self-created" crises are a swell opportunity for more government! Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
It's so sad that adults have really screwed up high school--and now, middle school--debate. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
It doesn't sound as though there's a great track record there. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
By John Cogan of Hoover. Very nice exposition of the history of entitlements, specifically how they almost always cost a heck of a lot more than initially intended. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Same old tune, different (but interesting) verse. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
I didn't know the first half of this. Why are woke colleges still assigning the article? The man who wrote one of environmentalism’s most-cited essays was a racist, eugenicist, nativist and Islamaphobe—plus his argument was wrong Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Sounds encouraging. Mr. Guedes calls the public pension system “a factory of inequality and privilege” for government workers, while more than 30 million Brazilian pensioners are outside it. There is no minimum retirement age for Brazil’s urban public employees. But... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Follow up to my post on "Seattle is Dying". Beautifully argued piece by the creator. Related: "Seattle’s Revolt of the Elites". With residents fed up by the homelessness crisis, city leaders and their allies coordinate a PR campaign to convince... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
It's not just the high cost of living (though it is really high). What really matters is the everyday stuff: Do the subways work? Do they leave and arrive on time? Do they smell like port-a-potties? Is the garbage piling... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow at Mercatus, says if the Fed's revealed preference can be believed, the answer is "No." Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Amen to this. Related: "Bipartisan Support for Electric Vehicle Handouts Betrays Taxpayers". And see also "What Does an Electric Vehicle Replace?" The emissions reductions from the adoption of a new transportation technology depend on the emissions from the new technology... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Well-written. I hope we hear from lots more of like-minded folks. I thank God every day that I was able to immigrate to the United States of America, where I am now a proud citizen in a country I love... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
"A lot of software developers, according to an unprecedented new analysis." You imagine all these IPO money explosions resonating together, the blast racing out of SOMA, reaching your neighborhood and pricing everyone out as you become part of a secondary... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Will make you smile. (Unless, perhaps, you are an AOC fan in which case you're probably in the wrong place.) Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
We'll see. Seattle will likely make its do-everything quarterback one of the highest-paid players in NFL history this offseason. So why won’t the Seahawks throw the damn ball? Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
I'm convinced enough to take a multivitamin without iron. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door