Stuff We Wish We Wrote

If Government Can Work Miracles.... - Cafe Hayek

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 20, 2016, 1:14 AM
Earlier today at a Fraser Institute student seminar in Montreal, Ben Eisen delivered a superb talk on the minimum wage as a poverty-fighting tool. He explained…

Someone Remind Greens: Electric Light Is the Most Efficient Policeman

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 20, 2016, 1:12 AM
Justice Louis Brandeis wrote: “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” Greens in Östersund, Sweden…

It’s Earth Hour tonight, celebrate energy!

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 20, 2016, 1:07 AM
Normally I write a blog post far in advance for this . This year due to it being so “high profile” in the news,, I simply forgot. Oh well. My sister is…

John Kasich would consider Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 20, 2016, 1:04 AM
Republicans are united behind the idea that Judge Merrick Garland should not be confirmed this year, given President Obama’s lame duck status and the fact that…

Cuba ordering its dissidents to skip meeting with Obama

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 20, 2016, 1:00 AM
On the eve of President Obama ’s historic visit to Cuba, authorities there are ordering dissidents invited to meet with the American leader to stay home…

The College That Wants to Ban ‘History’

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 18, 2016, 10:05 AM
Students at Western Washington University have reached a turning point in their campus’s hxstory. (For one thing, they’re now spelling it with an X—more on that…

Socialism’s Bloody History Shows Millennials Should Think Twice Before Supporting It

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 16, 2016, 12:44 PM
Nikolai Bukharin was executed by shooting in Moscow on March 15, 1938. He had been revered as a giant of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, as one who even…

Krauthammer: ‘Impeachable’ if Obama Actually Prosecutes Climate Skeptics

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 13, 2016, 1:12 PM
By: - Climate DepotMarch 11, 2016 10:25 AM http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/432641/krauthammer-impeachable-if-obama-actually-prosecutes-climate-skeptics…

No Global Warming For 58 Years: What The Government Is Hiding

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 13, 2016, 1:07 PM
“No one knows what the future will bring, especially those who have tried to alter or cover up the past.”

Weather Ripples and Climate Tides

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 11, 2016, 5:00 PM
Letter to the Editor Every time a north wind blows hot air over Adelaide, some Chicken Little cries “Global Warming”. And when an El Nino predictably causes a…

Oregon Legislature Repeals Laws of Supply & Demand

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 07, 2016, 8:27 AM
Research Studies Centers and Projects Research by Topic Recent Books Reading Lists Latest Study The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the…

Scientists trash 'myths' of green aviation technology | Climate Home - climate change news

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 07, 2016, 8:26 AM
Don’t believe the hype, say reseachers: the industry’s miracle solutions aren’t addressing the climate impact of flying Innovations like solar powered flight…

The Libertarian Position on Religion in Public Life

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 07, 2016, 8:25 AM
In this post, I want to briefly state what I take to be the most defensible libertarian approach to religious contributions to public life. I’ve been writing on…

The Return of Socialism - Commentary Magazine

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 07, 2016, 8:05 AM
“We love you man! Woo! Feel the Bern!”The old man in the trench coat is Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a self-described socialist and the longest-serving…

Climate change institute shut down

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - March 02, 2016, 9:09 AM
After a University decision to cut all its funding, Yale’s Climate & Energy Institute will close by the end of June. The loss of the institute, which for the…

"It's a Chinook, Leo": DiCaprio's shocking climate experience during 'The Revena

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 29, 2016, 10:01 AM
Terrified? Of course we are. There’s a chance there won’t be any seats left on the Ship & Anchor patio. But apparently, he’s serious. According to…

Will California Lead the Way on Licensing?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 29, 2016, 8:50 AM
One of the more insidious ways that insiders with political power have rigged the economy against less-skilled workers over the past generation is by imposing…

US senator wants government to set airline seat-size rules

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 29, 2016, 8:50 AM
AD FEEDBACK 24 Total Shares Email Print US senator wants government to set airline seat-size rules By MICHAEL BALSAMO | February 28, 2016 | 10:55 AM EST AddThis…

US lawmakers expand probe of climate study

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 29, 2016, 8:44 AM
Nature | Breaking News Sharing House of Representatives committee expands investigation of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration analysis that…

Tony Burton, R.I.P.

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 27, 2016, 1:16 AM
Actor Tony Burton, best known for portraying Tony "Duke" Evers in six Rocky films, passed away on Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 78. Before…
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