Daily Archive: September 6, 2012


Two Masts for Two Hulls

We got the second mast up today. Whatever else she still needs to go sailing, MON TIKI feels like a boat now, and I’m happy to share this picture and this moment with all...


So You Say You Want to Make a Meatloaf?

As far as I’m concerned, there is one way and only one way to make a meatloaf.  Growing up, it was simply meatloaf.  We ate it.  It was delicious.  And that was that.  When...


At My Real Job: The Austrian School Gets To Work

At Cato Unbound this month, we’re talking about the Austrian school of economics. In his lead essay, Professor Steven Horwitz talks about how Austrians approach empirical questions, arguing that Austrians are indeed doing important...


Have Romney’s Tax Returns Been Hacked?

[ORIGINAL] — So it is being reported, by various outlets, that a “group of hackers” has obtained, through something resembling Mission Impossible/Sneakers like antics, several of Mitt Romney’s prior tax returns.


Democrats Call for New Assault Weapons Ban

In case anyone missed it, the Democratic platform released this week calls for a renewal of the Assault Weapons Ban. This is probably just rhetoric as almost everyone believes that the issue is a...

The Red West vs The Red South

[This post has been cross-posted from Not a Potted Plant. Because a conversation has started over there, I will close the comments here and direct you there for discussion.] In a conversation about national...