CS Monitor On Natural Gas

This Christian Science Monitor editorial from Thursday lays out the natural gas supply issues in the US very clearly. Note that it mentions that a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in San Francisco has been voted down. Such votes will lead to the persistence of high, and volatile, natural gas prices into the future. … More CS Monitor On Natural Gas

Economics Of Classical Music

Tyler Cowen has a nice post on the economics of classical music. I think he’s right, and that the success of classical music rests on philanthropist attention and on satellite radio. I also think that popular, charismatic, virtuoso performers will contribute to classical music’s fate, by their presence or absence. Wynton Marsalis and Yo-Yo Ma … More Economics Of Classical MusicMore Economics Of Classical Music

Cubs Are Goin’ Fishin’

How exciting is this? Notwithstanding Eric Zorn’s cranky bile saying that we should chill, the Cubs winning the NLDS is wonderful. This article gives some indication of how exhilirating the win is for fans old and young. Eric’s wrong because this is the first time since 1945 that we have won a playoff series. The … More Cubs Are Goin’ Fishin’More Cubs Are Goin’ Fishin’