La Vida Locavore | Soda Consumption vs. Diabetes
More on the Soda/Diabetes link. Any "extraneous variables" in there?
Reason Magazine | Obama's Pardon Drought Continues
It is what it says.
Stop the Drug War (DRCNet) | Obama's Drug War Budget Destroys the Myth of Change
Strong rebuke for the White House's 2010 drug war budget.
Mises Economics Blog | "Who dat" owns the term "Super Bowl"? – Douglas French
Commenting on the trademark infringement involving the term "Super Bowl".
Mises Institute | Wage Earners and Employers – Ludwig von Mises
More reason not to fear the Citizens United case: "It is a myth that there prevails a conflict between the interests of the corporations and firms and those of the people employed by them. In fact, good profits and high real wages go hand in hand." —Still, though, I'm hearing from many different sources that the court brought up the First Amendment issue "sua sponte". If this is true, as it is looking more likely to be, I would consider that to be 'judicial activism'. I will have to update my prior posts where I denied the claim…. Read the rest of this entry »
- Mises Institute | How to Fix the Jobs Problem
Boom. QED. This is an application of the more general theory that “markets clear”.
- Stop the Drug War (DRCNet) | Obama Launches YouTube Forum on Legalizing Marijuana
April fool! Too funny. Although it is time we got some straight answers instead of snickering.
- Aggressive Progressive | Progressive Strategy on Jobs and Economic Justice
No. The job comes first, then comes the spending. Read the rest of this entry »