Perverse Incentives

Professor Glenn Reynolds points to another Milton Friedman gem, noting that while “throwing the bums out” may be our first response, it is not necessarily the ONLY response. He quotes Friedman: It’s nice to elect the right people, but that’s not the way you solve things. The way you solve things is by making it…

Hubris – More Like Tyrannical Arrogance

Victor Davis Hanson spoke about hubris in his post that we highlighted earlier but this is tyrannical arrogance. Happening now in the People’s Republic of Illinois: “The ISRA has learned from a credible source that Illinois Senate President John Cullerton [above] will introduce a so called ‘assault weapons’ ban on Wednesday when the legislature returns for its ‘lame…

This Is Really Too Good Not To Read

Victor Davis Hanson – enough said – read it all: The New Hubris These are the most foreboding times in my 59 years. The reelection of Barack Obama has released a surge of rare honesty among the Left about its intentions, coupled with a sense of triumphalism that the country is now on board for still greater…