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The most incredible thing about the Christian holiday of Easter is the guiding light the faith has been to billions of people. You may share different religious beliefs, you may be atheist, or agnostic, but I would remind all of us two things. First, we all have religious beliefs, some of us are just able […]

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This post is not intended to be an all-encompassing discussion of the problem of kidney shortages, and the main arguments for an against, rather it is a lightly edited illustration of the conversations we have after I teach lectures on the “efficiency” of the current kidney allocation system. Indeed, we end up having one to […]

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“White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that Biden’s goal is for more than 50% of schools to have “some teaching” in person “at least one day a week” – not necessarily fully reopened – by Day 100 of his presidency.” We are living in a failed state. Have a nice day. My prediction […]

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World Politics Hitting Close to Home. PLEASE HELP FREE MY FRIEND AND FORMER COLLEAGUE. Bobo is a friend and fellow employee at the institution I worked at before I got to the U of Rochester. He is one of the kindest, hardest working individuals I have ever known. He came to America after being incarcerated […]

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Why Don’t You Know His Name? “Help me!” “Help me!” As cars drive by, fellow officers watch, knee on back. He “settles down” at 11:30. “I’ll drive the ambulance” … “Ha ha ha ha ha” “He said, “you’re gonna kill me” but he tried to kick me” 13:00 “Is he asleep?” then laughing 13:43 they […]

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Courtesy of the Morning Consult: In other research via Marginal Revolution: Bureaucratic politics is a politics of privilege. By 1956, the wages of the highest-ranking party and government personnel were set at 36.4 times those of the lowest rank. (By way of comparison, the highest wage in the “corrupt” Nationalist government in1946 was 14.5 times […]

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1937 New Dealers Edition. Seems like FDR was off his rocker. In the midst of these defeats, and the rising unemployment, Roosevelt became more explicit in describing a conspiracy of businessmen trying to undermine his administration. They were still avoiding taxes and refusing to invest in economic development. Morgenthau received first news of this conspiracy […]

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Oh, I meant 1937: I was impressed as never before by the utter lack of logic of the man, the scantiness of his precise knowledge of things that he was talking about, by the gross inaccuracies in his statements, by the almost pathological lack of sequence in his discussion, by the complete rectitude that he […]

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Businessmen are stupid! The news are all against me! Fake news! Here is Brain Truster Ray Moley (i.e. an FDR insider and supporter) on FDR: (FDR) then launched into a violent attack upon business men generally, saying that he had talked to a great many business men, in fact to more business men than had […]

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Every American school child and household by now understands that taking care of yourself, eating a balanced and healthy diet, exercising regularly, being aware of your vitals and overall well-being, living with clean air and water, those are the ways to remain healthier over your lifetime and maximize your chances of living a long life. […]

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