by | Mar 7, 2020

The other night I ended class by introducing my students to the concept of “concentrated benefits versus dispersed costs.” Given…

by | Feb 12, 2020

If there is one thing intellectuals from across the conservative ideological spectrum seem to agree upon, it is that market libertarians…

by | Jan 30, 2020

The Tariff Man has done it again. President Donald Trump recently announced that he will expand import taxes on American…

by | Jan 29, 2020

The First World War’s Christmas Truce witnessing impromptu soccer matches between the combatants and mutual caroling among Germans and Frenchmen…

by | Jan 2, 2020

Mark Twain once wrote, “New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a…

by | Nov 14, 2019

Here we go again. We’re approaching another deadline to pass a government spending bill or risk a government shutdown. Legislators…

by | Nov 7, 2019

The more I follow the Democratic presidential campaign, the more I see how little I understand some people. After all,…

by | Jul 25, 2019

There is no shortage of prodigal people in the world. They chain themselves to expensive habits or addictions, pursue short-term…

by | Nov 1, 2018

In a contest too close to call, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski is running to slash Connecticut taxes and bring…

by | Oct 15, 2017

Here’s a little vacation for you. Some calming thoughts in the middle of a complex and challenging world. I dug…

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