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26 Nov 2010, 3:10 pm by Mike Rappaport
Since it is the Thanksgiving weekend, I will be giving thanks for meditation, something I have done for at least 20 minutes a day for nearly half a year. [read post]
31 Oct 2006, 3:58 pm
Greg Mankiw is a card carrying member of the Pigou Club, whose members favor higher Pigovian taxes in order to remedy externalities such as pollution and congestion while raising government revenue. [read post]
13 Nov 2006, 8:07 pm
Nancy Pelosi has promised to pass a bill at the beginning of the next session requiring the government to negotiate with drug companies over prescription drug prices. [read post]
14 Feb 2011, 9:17 pm by Mike Rappaport
I am not sure this 100% true, but it is pretty close: It's odd, isn't it, the persistence of such an archaic and, as the women's studies professor would say, gendered ritual? [read post]
18 Sep 2010, 10:28 pm by Mike Rappaport
That's my reaction to this wonderful paragraph from Doctor Zero being quoted throughout the right blogosphere. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 12:39 pm by Mike Rappaport
Wow, these explanations from Federalist 62 of phenomena in our world are quite impressive. [read post]
20 Jul 2010, 3:21 pm by Mike Rappaport
An entertaining but I think correct answer is provided by Jeffrey Kasser in this Teaching Company course on the Philosophy of Science. [read post]
3 Nov 2006, 10:55 pm
Max Boot, guest blogging at VC, writes: Two colonels of the Chinese People's Liberation Army envision "unrestricted warfare" encompassing not only traditional force-on-force encounters but also financial warfare (subverting banking systems and stock markets), drug warfare (attacking the fabric of society by flooding it with illicit drugs), international law warfare (blocking enemy actions using multinational organizations), resource warfare (seizing control of vital natural… [read post]
4 Dec 2006, 2:07 pm
Cass Sunstein writes an interesting review in the New Republic of two books that claim that the terrorist threat has been overplayed for political purposes. [read post]
24 Apr 2007, 12:01 am
It is not just in Europe: A community debate over religious freedom surfaced in Western Pennsylvania last week when Dutch feminist author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali refugee who has lived under the threat of death for denouncing her Muslim upbringing, made an appearance at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. [read post]
24 Feb 2008, 12:10 am
Charles Krauthammer makes the case that victory is achieveable in Iraq. [read post]
22 Mar 2010, 12:28 am by Mike Rappaport
I like reading Will Wilkinson, because I so often disagree with him. [read post]
26 Nov 2010, 3:09 pm by Mike Rappaport
Some astounding facts about Meditation: First, once more from Jonathan Haidt's The Happiness Hypothesis: A person's average or typical level of happiness is that person's "affective style." [read post]
7 Sep 2010, 9:34 pm by Mike Rappaport
Obama favors a tax increase (or, if you will, a refusal to allow a current reduced tax rate to continue). [read post]
4 Jan 2011, 12:59 am by Mike Rappaport
John Elwood, at the Volokh Conspiracy, notes that President Obama made several recess appointments on December 29. [read post]
10 Nov 2006, 3:18 pm
Powerline makes some suggestions for our newn Iraq policy: To analyze this question, we need to identify the reasons we have remained in Iraq for the past few years. [read post]
4 Jul 2010, 10:56 am by Mike Rappaport
How could the Obama Administration try to get Israel to sign the nonproliferation treaty and give up its nuclear weapons? [read post]
20 Nov 2006, 12:22 am
Boy, can Mark Steyn write: You think Kurds and Arabs, Sunni and Shia are incompatible? [read post]