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Monday Links …

This, all day, this: Donald J. Boudreaux: Fossil Fuel Free Is No Country for the Poor – WSJ: “It’s fashionable to bash fossil fuels. But these fuels have provided a better life for untold millions of people. And they offer…

They’re Not Making Anyone Do Anything

The recent dust-up over Amazon allegedly forcing employees to sign non-compete agreements got me thinking about this. [As an aside, it also reminds me of accusations that Apple for example will intentionally make people’s iPhones or Macs slower in order…

Meanwhile, temporarily in 1932 …

Reminds of the NYS thruway tolls. Don’t Raise the Gas Tax, Just Let States Handle Transportation Funding – US News: “Federal gas tax revenues (and other smaller fuel taxes dedicated to the fund) haven’t been enough to cover the annual…

Wednesday Links …

Great story: What It’s Like to Work at the Waffle House for 24 Hours Straight – Bon Appétit A car that acts like an iPhone Reich absolutely baffles me: Reich on the Alleged Horrors of An Economic Cornucopia The Inspiring…

Thursday Links …

If Wonka made watches … This point cannot be repeated often enough: Why Is This Distinction So Difficult to Grasp? Contemporized Classic Vermont Cottages I think I need this ink: Inktastic: Pilot Iroshizuku Ina-Ho ink Hipster chocolate How You Pronounce…

Tuesday Links …

Visconti Opera Typhoon Blue Fountain Pen Review — The Pen Addict Snowy Owl Dog Sledding ‘Snowiest place in America’ title brings international fame to tiny Upstate village 8 Reasons Why You Should Write With a Fountain Pen – edjelley.com Most…

Markets in Everything: Patina Edition

Love this. Age as a style statement: Style Czar – Toronto Star: “Looking old is a quality rarely embraced in fashion. When it comes to men’s footwear, however, it turns out that aging is both an art form and a…

Friday Links …

Sha Na Na was paid $700 at Woodstock Ten hatchbacks from the 1990s you just don’t see anymore U.S. College Finds Priceless Coin Collection — In Its Own Library : NPR Claim a 1958 Home in Usonia with a Stellar…

Monday Links …

All pics shot on an iPhone 6, absolutely amazing Notable & Quotable – WSJ Cast Iron Skillet Care and Recipes — Tools and Toys Montblanc 149 75Th Anniversary Limited Edition 1924 – Fountain Pen Reviews Genius: Back to the Future’s…