Daily Archive: July 16, 2009

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pet projects

So Dan Miller critiqued me and conservatives in general for not talking about health policy enough, and he’s right.  We haven’t.  Part of this is because when it comes to government planning there is...

4

Top 25 Econoblogs

The Wall Street Journal lists them so you don’t have to (with oddly tiny pictures and even more oddly cramped descriptions.  It’s almost as though whoever designed the slideshow was working on a very...

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charts can be deceiving

I’m not a huge fan of charts because I think they’re usually just used to create illusions and sales pitches.  James Joyner points to this chart from Conor Clarke, illustrating the drop in effective...

6

GOP 2012 Race

Poll out today on the GOP race. Romney, who was a front-runner for the 2008 nomination, came out on top with 26 percent of respondents. That gives the former Massachusetts Governor a slight advantage...

19

law & order & checks & balances

Nick Gillespie has an interesting post up about laws and social behavior over at Hit & Run: However, there are also clear governmental actions that very quickly caused changes in behaviors and attitudes that corresponded...

8

Paul Erhlich’s Greatest Hits

Inspired by David Harsanyi’s excellent take-down of Dr. John Holdren, newly-installed director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, I decided to to revisit the predictive track-record of Holdren’s erstwhile co-author,...

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A National Curriculum

by Mike at the Big Stick I am a conservative, so many of my views on education are, well, conservative. But I’ve also been involved with public education for a long time through my...