Feed on

Daily Archive for August 27th, 2012

A New Student Asked Me Today

How I taught my intro econ class. I responded briefly that it was probably different than a textbook approach he may have been familiar with. To which he replied in almost the non-sequitur of the year, “oh, so you’re a Democrat?” I actually don’t know what to say. I caught this in the WSJ on […]

Read Full Post »

Plastic packaging almost perfectly represents what Bastiat talked about when he compared our tendency to observe the easily seen and known effects of something and to disregard the unseen effects. When you read a piece on “Sustainability” you will often see references to “mountains of plastic trash”, an overwhelming amount of twist ties, bags, and […]

Read Full Post »