Month: February 2013

Thursday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …

Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …

Tuesday

Raising the Minimum Wage Pretty much every economist outside of Obama’s circle knows minimum wage laws create unemployment, artificially raise prices, and, in general, are a horrible idea. I …

Monday

Sugar On Saturday evening, I watched one of the best documentaries I’ve ever seen: Searching for Sugar Man. The story told by the documentary has made a small media …

Saturday

Depressing Stuff Anybody here pay their own health insurance premiums? I do. I received notice that my premium is going up 26% this year. And oh yeah: I have …

Friday

BYCU I’m a fan of neither space exploration nor whisky, but some of you might find this story interesting: The Final Frontier For Whisky. A whisky manufacturer is sending …

Thursday

Nasty IRS Trick It’s not too often that my blawg and TDE overlap, but they did yesterday. Readers, especially clergy, might find this article interesting: IRS Attacking Churches. My …

Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …

Tuesday

Bullets We’re such a wealthy country. We should give it away: “DHS reported how relatively few immigrants are being turned away on the grounds that they are likely to …

Monday

Twitter I’m being increasingly drawn into the Twitter world. I’ve encouraged my children to open Twitter accounts for the simple reason that the 140-symbol limit forces economy of words. …