The Wine Case Is Going To Court

I’m having a Stephen Bainbridge day … his Tech Central Station article from last week on the impending Supreme Court case over interstate wine shipment sums up the issues nicely. He notes the hypocrisy of the claim that the bans are meant to prevent underage drinking, when in fact it’s bald-faced rent seeking: It cannot … More The Wine Case Is Going To CourtMore The Wine Case Is Going To Court

P.G. Wodehouse Summer Reading

I commend Stephen Bainbridge for his summer reading plan to reread the entire Jeeves-Wooster cycle. “Ring for Jeeves” is great, and I concur with his observations on it. Before the great flurry of packing boxes and shuffling around, I was reading some early Jeeves-Wooster stories out loud to my husband. Even without the British accent … More P.G. Wodehouse Summer ReadingMore P.G. Wodehouse Summer Reading

The California Refund Process Will Not Go Gracefully Into That Good Night

The timing cannot be a coincidence … in the wake of two different sets of audio tapes and transcripts from Enron that illustrate quite explicitly how venal their traders were, California’s Attorney General Bill Lockyer has chosen this week to express public outrage at a FERC order issued on May 12, over a month ago. … More The California Refund Process Will Not Go Gracefully Into That Good NightMore The California Refund Process Will Not Go Gracefully Into That Good Night