Jan 31, 9:07 PM PST
What about the kids? If they find out the government is trying to tax Santa Claus, how can they believe? As reported by Reuters: The [Ukraine] government faces $9 billion in foreign debt repayments next year and its budget deficit almost tripled in January-October this year to more than...
Jan 31, 7:42 PM PST
Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf had this post yesterday at his "Hercules and the Umpire" blog.
Jan 31, 4:15 PM PST
Writes the New Yorker's Nick Paumgarten , speaking of a bygone era in New York City. Is it really true that you can no longer say to a woman in a great hat "Great hat"? I think people do still do that, even in New York City. Am I delusional? Is it just something women can do to other...
Jan 31, 1:59 PM PST
Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books this month: Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend? by Julian Le Grand & Bill New (Princeton University Press, 2015). Happiness & the Law by John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco & Jonathan...
Jan 31, 12:51 PM PST
ISIS released its official video today in which "Jihadi John", the black-clad ISIS executioner, beheads Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. (I'm not linking to the video and please do not post link in comments.) The video does not show the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...