Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Price of Plenty

The economic aspects of two events which have recently entered the public discourse warrant discussion.  The first event, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Governor, Chris Christie ( who is an example of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Nominate the … Continue reading

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Democrats and Butterflies

There are rumors of new energy taxes in the works.  This is a bad idea, regardless if they target energy produced in certain ways, or if they target energy in general.  This is because energy is for the most part … Continue reading

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Planners vs the Market

When considering a complex idea it is often useful to consider it using the framework of a model.  This is helpful in making decisions using the power of reason, but it also often gives us a means to self-rationalize irrational … Continue reading

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