New Source Review’s Pernicious Incentives

In a comment to a post on clean coal technologies, Robert Prather has a concise statement of what I think makes the most sense for dealing with emissions from old power plants: When the clean air act was put into place it was assumed that a lot of older plants would shut down so they … More New Source Review’s Pernicious IncentivesMore New Source Review’s Pernicious Incentives

Sterling Central Coast Cab 2001

I came home Sunday to find that my husband had bought and opened a bottle of Sterling Vintner’s Collection Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2001. So it had started to oxidize when we finished the bottle Sunday night with pork medallions in a black cherry cognac sauce, haricots verts, and crusty bread. I believe this is … More Sterling Central Coast Cab 2001More Sterling Central Coast Cab 2001

Hernando De Soto On Egypt

Friday at the Mercatus Chief of Staff Retreat, Hernando DeSoto spoke on the work that they are doing in Egypt. Hernando DeSoto founded the Institute for Liberty and Democracy in Peru, successfully fighting the Maoist Shining Path guerillas in Peru. DeSoto laid out the economic and philosophical argument for why law, liberty and democracy are … More Hernando De Soto On EgyptMore Hernando De Soto On Egypt

Music For Avoiding Election Media

One of the rituals in which I engage every four years is in mid-January or so, when I can no longer abide the media hoopla over primaries and the election. Almost like clockwork, a day will come in January when I am listening to NPR and I reach a breaking point. I say “that’s it”, … More Music For Avoiding Election MediaMore Music For Avoiding Election Media