Vodoo Economics, Democrat Style
This ad is being run in MN in the Senate race between Al Franken (D-Bigmouth) and incumbent Norm Coleman: Let me get this straigh – prices are higher at the pump because we didn’t tax the oil companies enough? Or are you saying that taxing them more will bring gas prices down? What kind of business is this “Dan” character in???
The way the government should be investing in alternative energy
So far, government attempts at making alternative enery happen have been uniformly disasterous. They either give direct subsidies or create mandated government markets (such as Governor Rhino of Minnesota passing a law that dictates the amount of green energy that the state utilities will provide). Neither of these approaches result in actual “alternatives” but rather higher costs for everyone. What’s worse, they take money from | Read More »
China to Limit Web Access During Olympic Games
My wife just sent me this link. Apparently, the Chinese promised the international Olympic committee that the would allow journalists free access to the internet, but have renegged (yes, I used that word!) on thier promise. I don’t have the time to go into much depth, there, but I wanted to make two points: 1) Why should visiting journalists have more access to informatoin than | Read More »