Daily Archive: February 9, 2016


Trying to do a better job of recognizing abundance.

New Hampshire Love Fest Open Thread/Tweetathon

Place your bets. Curse your fates. State your true druthers. Make new fearless predictions. Pretend you knew all along how things’d turn out. Vape ’em if you got ’em.

David Brooks: I Miss Barack Obama – The New York Times

People are motivated to make wise choices more by hope and opportunity than by fear, cynicism, hatred and despair. Unlike many current candidates, Obama has not appealed to those passions. No, Obama has not...

This Is How Hillary Clinton Gets the Coverage She Wants – Gawker

Hillary Clinton’s supporters often argue that mainstream political reporters are incapable of covering her positively—or even fairly. While it may be true that the political press doesn’t always write exactly what Clinton would like,...

The Rent-Seeking Is Too Damn High | FiveThirtyEight

Occupational licensing is just one example of rent-seeking. For another, see this Aruna Viswanatha story in The Wall Street Journal on the rise of noncompete agreements in fields such as journalism and fast food....