Should Governments Provide Price Signals? No, They Can’t Do It

Lynne Kiesling Ed Reid tried to post the following comment on my post below regarding the GAO’s report on energy demand in the 21st century: I am concerned about the implications of “providing clear and consistent signals to energy markets”, as opposed to allowing free communication of clear signals among market participants. The US energy … More Should Governments Provide Price Signals? No, They Can’t Do ItMore Should Governments Provide Price Signals? No, They Can’t Do It

Let Me Reiterate: Comments And Trackback Not Working For Now!

Lynne Kiesling Dear loyal and wonderful readers and commenters, Thank you for your continued and appreciated interaction. I know that my MT-Blacklist has gone OTT Puritan; I actually think my host has futzed around with my MT installation. So comments and trackbacks are not currently working. I am just too swamped with the day jobs … More Let Me Reiterate: Comments And Trackback Not Working For Now!More Let Me Reiterate: Comments And Trackback Not Working For Now!

Cowboy Footwear As a Cultural Moment

Lynne Kiesling Is there something in the water, or the air? Yesterday the Manolo, he recommended a lovely cowboy boot to a loyal reader, and had the very nice things to say about the cowboy boot. For the past decade I’ve been threatening to buy a pair, ever since the first time I went to … More Cowboy Footwear As a Cultural MomentMore Cowboy Footwear As a Cultural Moment

Oxfam Looking To Reduce Productivity Or Transfer Wealth?

Lynne Kiesling Tim Worstall has a post about an Oxfam proposal to enhance the well-being of small coffee farmers. He links to and quotes an article as saying Oxfam stated coffee … processors should fund, along with rich-country governments, the … destruction of at least five million bags of coffee stocks, Tim then does some … More Oxfam Looking To Reduce Productivity Or Transfer Wealth?More Oxfam Looking To Reduce Productivity Or Transfer Wealth?