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An oppotunity for public housing

Public housing in the United States is at an uncertain crossroads. While it may have been unnecessary in its origins, owing the famous post-war housing crisis to anti-urban policies, a completely wrong idea about what a slum was and the usual canards about open space, density and city living, the people who live in it today are dependent upon it. 473 more words

Three Noisy (2015)

1. Barking dogs.
2. Construction equipment.
3. Dancing grannies.
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In China much time spent-
So many complaints, now involving the
government.

Poetry

HOLMAN JENKINS: Tesla - Just Another Car Company

Wall Street Journal: Will it be bought by a traditional auto maker needing electric vehicles to meet Obama’s fuel-economy rules?

Elon Musk has proved that a market exists for electric cars, despite their many inconveniences, especially if they come wrapped in taxpayer subsidies. 71 more words

Science

Greece, Marxism, and Paul Krugman

I don’t know which group is more despicable, Greek politicians or the voters who elected them. In both cases, they think they’re entitled to other people’s money. 1,130 more words

Big Government

The Potentially Big Downside Risks of Easy Money, QE, and Artificially Low Interest Rates

During periods of economic weakness, governments often respond with “loose” monetary policy, which generally means that central banks will take actions that increase liquidity and artificially lower interest rates. 1,499 more words

Economics

Shut Down the Department of Education, End Federal Government Involvement and Intervention

To save the nation from a future Greek-style fiscal meltdown, we should reform entitlements.

But as part of the effort to restore limited, constitutional government, we also should shut down various departments that deal with issues that shouldn’t be handled by the central government. 691 more words

Government Spending