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Making Job Losses Bad Politics

Yesterday, President Bush announced that he may go along with Congressional Democrats’ proposal for an increase in the federal minimum wage, in exchange for…

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Who gets the farm pork?

According to news reports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release on Wednesday a database showing just which farmers get part of the $56…

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Model article

Excellent article from Ryan Meyer of the Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes at the University of Arizona on the inadequacies of models that…

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Lucy’s “Top Twaddlers”

I missed reading the Financial Times yesterday (Fred stole it), so missed until today Lucy Kellaway’s riotous column where she gives business jargon awards…

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Who’s the Denier?

The Charleston Daily Mail editorial page recently featured “Rockefeller is Out of Line” a critique of the Senator’s “intemperate attempt to squelch debate.” Sen.

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Did he really just say that?

Daniel Schrag, a Harvard climatologist, is disgusted at the way the democratic process handles his issue. So disgusted, in fact, he…