13 Days, 14 Homicides in D.C.

...A headline on the DrudgeReport reads “13 Days, 14 Homicides in D.C.” and links to a Washington Post story on the subject. It shows just how far we have...

Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?

...It originally aired in November of 2014, but I think you’ll find it very relevant to the increasingly intense conversation we’re all having these days about education, and not just...

A Really Productive 12 Days

...the award only 12 days after he took office. Now F.P. Passport has taken a look at what Obama did in those 12 days to attract the attention of the...

Pontiff-icating on the Free-Market System: Full Transcript

...economic theory and modeling that happens in universities, and the practice of economics, out in the world. These days, he’s known as a globetrotting, poverty-fighting, economic superhero, an adviser to...

Our Daily Bleg: Help Honest Michiganders Get Their Camping Fix

...of July 16-17, one can make a reservation on January 16 for the two days. The maximum number of days a campsite can be reserved is 15. Experienced users will...

End of Days: A Guest Post

...a subject of great interest to me, something we hope to address empirically in future writing: the cost/benefit dilemma of end-of-life medical care. End of Days A Guest Post by...

When A Daughter Dies

...of the tumor.  The following day gamma knife therapy is performed on the two major brain tumors, in the cerebellum and the frontal lobe.   Nine days after the brain lesions...

Wine at the Opera

...(Photo: || UggBoy?UggGirl || PHOTO || WORLD || TRAVEL ||) At the opera last night we pre-ordered a glass of wine for the first intermission.  We paid before...

The Bathroom or a Glass of Wine

...Flying coach on the plane home from Europe last weekend, I had to have a glass of wine; so I paid $6 and was hit by the airlines’ revenue-increasing,...

What Else Acts Like Cheap Wine and Cigarettes?

...what are other weird examples? Also, aside from the usual suspects (grocery purchases being the standard example), what else doesn’t decrease much? Pornography, cigarettes, cheap wine? (Hat tip: AS)...