Over $3 billion (with a B) from the Department of Energy has gone into Nuclear Fusion research. Top research facilities predict that ignition will be possible in 30 years (although they said that 30 years ago).
I wonder how long we will continue to throw our money at this technology. [...]
Should the U.S. allow for a market in transplant organs? Absolutely. Thousands of people of people die every year because they unable to find a kidney donation. The reason they can’t find a kidney donation is because there is no real incentive for somebody to donate a perfectly functioning kidney. Why would a rational [...]
Obama has recently declared: “The recovery is accelerating. America is coming back—which means the last thing we can do is go back to the same failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place. And that’s what’s at stake in this election.”
For now, I’m just going to address the later part of the [...]
I have a question for all readers to ponder – especially for those keynesian/neo-keynesian readers: Can a problem be sufficiently solved if the cause is unknown?
Let’s think about a bodily disease for a moment. Maybe the disease could be cured by trying out various anti-bacterial and anti-viral medications. But if there was no way [...]
Greg Mankiw, a Harvard Economics professor, brought up some interesting points in his blog.
His assessment about the middle class adjusted tax rate (that they are a net receiver of government activities) says a lot about the welfare state that the USA is (becoming). Here’s the biggest problem: it’s great for people to give [...]
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