Broken Windows

Quote: [I]f it wasn’t for the (government-mandated) spending surge resulting from Obamacare, which resulted in the biggest jump in Healthcare Services spending in the past quarter in history and added 1.1% to GDP, real Q1 GDP (in chained 2009 dollars), which rose only $4.3 billion sequentially to $15,947 billion, would have been a negative 1.0%!…


Value Beyond Attractiveness

What is it like to be an unattractive woman? A Reddit user explains (and should make you ponder how you treat people!): you’re basically completely ignored. in a lot of situations, it’s fine: honestly, I don’t know how my more attractive friends deal with the onslaught of unwanted attention. people are always approaching them like…


Closed Borders

Bob Murphy is absolutely correct here:

Call me a whack job, but I have gone 180 degrees here. The borders should be opened completely at this point, damned with the welfare consequences.

Wednesday Wiki

Let’s start a new thing and hope it continues. Wednesday Wiki will be a Wikipedia Page about something I have pondered of late, worthy of note.

Today’s? The Infinite Monkey Theorem. Enjoy.


This is one for the history books. File under “terrifying complicity”: On September 12th, 2012, Federal District Judge Katherine B. Forrest issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of Section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. In July 2013, the 2nd Circuit ruled the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge that law. Monday,…