Tag Archive for economics

Harrison Bergeron Meets Free Lunches

The incentives in this policy seems to be about 180° off. And at the federal level, clearly unconstitutional, if anyone bothers to read that troublesome old document any longer. As described elsewhere, the story reads like satire, if I didn’t…

Numerous Reports of Drug Shortages

This story both perplexes and frustrates me. In an even reasonably-free market, there would be no concept of a “shortage.” And has been pointed out earlier and elsewhere, you can not have a coherent discussion of “shortages” or “surpluses” without…

Invest Your Money Within 50 Miles?

As I read elsewhere a few weeks back (can’t recall where): “We’ve tried the ‘local’ movement before with respect to economies, we called it the Middle Ages.” The author in the article linked below says we should invest our money…