I wish I was making up that title, but that is the advertisement for a new position at the University of Bristol. I can’t help but think of the job position as “Manager of...
Author: James Hanley
Mitt Romney is considering running again in 2016. Herewith a little history lesson. Three men have lost their first election as their party’s presidential nominee, then gone on to get their party’s nomination again:*#...
James Hanley critiques the “good judgement” pseudo-defense of free speech.
James Hanley reacts to reports of an academic using a rather strong word about Republicans.
Hernando de Soto’s The Other Path illustrates how private transit services served the public’s needs and turned a profit.
James Hanley updates you on the international political conflict in Norstrand.
James Hanley relays economics news sure to wholly satisfy nobody.
Hanley gets on his high horse, or perhaps it’s just a big mule, and explains why 2008 proved nothing.
Hanley takes a mini-road trip with the kids, and a great time is had by all.
James Hanley doubts the argument against subsidies for federal health care exchanges is bonkers.
James Hanley ponders not assigning a textbook at all.
James Hanley argues that even suspected Nazis have constitutional rights.
James Hanley considers Michael Humer’s suggestion that you’re all a bunch of brain-washed hostages.
First is a sentence from a best-selling American Government text, introducing the concept of congressional oversight of executive agencies.
Ask and ye shall receive. James Hanley produces theory and evidence of bad management at the USPS.
James Hanley tries Spotted Dick in a can.
“Ass in seat. There’s no other way to be a writer but ass in seat.”
by James Hanley
This week the convention discovered its first error in the procedures. They realized that asking the chair to also be the scribe (secretary) was asking too much, so they split those tasks, as I...
James Hanley uses deadfall from his back yard to make a gavel for his students, because it’s more fun than buying one.
James Hanley civilly argues that Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks is not wrong to encourage civility, but he is dangerously wrong to elevate civility above freedom of speech.