Daily Archive: August 23, 2010

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Beer blogging: Chimay “Red”

I’m not sure this is the best approach to “beer blogging”, but I thought I’d  post something about my current favorite beers, the three Chimay ales. The Chimay “red” was available at the LCBO...

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The Demand-Driven Prestige Racket

The Washington Monthly’s college rankings issue is an excellent read, and I hope their list of dropout factories generates an appropriate level of heartburn for crummy administrators (their list of top community colleges is...

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Will blog for food

Jonathan Strong has an interesting piece on the sometimes-fuzzy line between blogging and paid political advocacy. I think there’s quite a difference between getting paid by an ideological organization to blog (this is hardly...

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“The Great Ghastly Rand”

NR’s latest on Ayn Rand is quite good. As a side note, I’m glad to know I’m not the only one who enjoyed The Fountainhead a lot more than Atlas Shrugged.

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The Language Legislature

Friedrich Hayek famously suggested that we could improve on representative democracy by separating state powers in yet another way. There should be two legislatures, he said — one for crafting the general rules incumbent...

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