New Video: Richard Epstein on Simple Rules

Lynne Kiesling In one of the most incredible pieces of fortuitous timing, after I recommended Richard Epstein’s Simple Rules for a Complex World in my post on our regulatory thickets, here’s a new video of Richard discussing this exact topic! A clear 22-minute discussion, well worth your time (and the time of any Congressional staffers … More New Video: Richard Epstein on Simple Rules

Extreme Makeover: Regulation Edition

Lynne Kiesling This week’s Economist has an article that points out what many US residents, and readers of this blog, know full well: But red tape in America is no laughing matter. The problem is not the rules that are self-evidently absurd. It is the ones that sound reasonable on their own but impose a … More Extreme Makeover: Regulation Edition