Daily Archive: September 30, 2011


A conversation for the times

William Roper: So, now you give the Devil the benefit of law! Sir Thomas More: Yes! What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get after the Devil? William Roper:...


Something to Go Galt About

So we all agree that it’s precipitous, or maybe something more pejorative, to withdraw from society over the dire threat of a tax increase that puts us back to the levels in place during...


A Lemon Of An Idea In Alabama

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor in Baldwin County, Alabama (that’s on the east side of Mobile Bay, bordering Florida, with a county seat in the I’m-sure-it’s-lovely city of Bay Minette), the judges...


The Scooby-Doo Ending

Writes Will Oremus at Slate: Unemployment is high and wages stagnant, but that hasn’t stopped health insurance companies from hiking premiums by 9 percent this year, a new survey shows. The poll by the...

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