It doesn’t shock me that people don’t believe in global warming. First and most simply, it’s easier not to! The evidence for it is somewhat fragmentary and second-order, and it’s not as if one can point at a single event or datapoint to settle the issue. 267 more words
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Tyler Cowen puts forth a great thought experiment (as they always are) about candidate selection in an “only Nixon can go to China” world. Read the whole post, but I specifically wanted to seize on this: 269 more words
Karl Marx had some wise words for the Democrats and Republicans currently wrangling over the debt limit. Pretend the people involved aren’t French:
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This constitution, made inviolable in so ingenious a manner, was nevertheless, like Achilles, vulnerable in one point – not in the heel, but in the head, or rather in the two heads it wound up with: the Legislative Assembly on the one hand, the President on the other.