Mill’s Harm Principle And Flossie

Lynne Kiesling I’ve enjoyed James’s affair with Flossie for years, and am glad to see there’s finally public photographic evidence. Seriously, if you are interested in learning more about John Stuart Mill’s harm principle, go read the post. … More Mill’s Harm Principle And Flossie

Tour: Comin’ Up The Hill To Courchevel

Lynne Kiesling 5km to go on a 22km, 6.2 degree climb into Courchevel, and Lance Armstrong is in the lead with three others whom he is likely to be able to sprint out at the finish. A likely stage win today. Voigt is 13′ back, which would give Lance the yellow jersey as well. This … More Tour: Comin’ Up The Hill To CourchevelMore Tour: Comin’ Up The Hill To Courchevel

Property Rights, Human Rights, Civil Rights

Lynne Kiesling John Fund’s Monday column reinforces the point with respect to Kelo that not only are property rights human rights, they are also civil rights. Martin Luther King III, a former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, says that “eminent domain should only be used for true public projects, not to take from … More Property Rights, Human Rights, Civil RightsMore Property Rights, Human Rights, Civil Rights

Two New Reports on the Boutique Fuel Problem

Lynne Kiesling Last week while I was off philosophizing, the Federal Trade Commission released a new report on the factors that influence retail gasoline prices (hat tip to Todd Zywicki). The FTC watches retail gasoline prices carefully, and every spring like clockwork when prices go up and my Senator (that would be Dick Durbin) rails … More Two New Reports on the Boutique Fuel ProblemMore Two New Reports on the Boutique Fuel Problem