I don’t run Internet Explorer, mostly because it sucks. As a result, it took me a little longer than it should have to notice that this site design has the nasty side-effect of causing the page to render all wrong in IE (with the sidebar below the main body) anytime a link breaks across lines. [...]
Archive for July, 2005
I’ve been silent for the past two weeks due to a hastily-planned trip to Moab, Utah, for a bit of mountain biking on their famous trails. I’ll have a few comments about that soon; in the meantime, it’s worth noting that the energy bill has passed the House. There’s commentary over at my frequent haunts, [...]
Aptly named “Environmental Economics“. Hat tip to Knowledge Problem.
Over at Marginal Revolution, they’re pointing out that the net effect of global warming to the U.S. economy will likely be positive. This is, of course, based on a study that assumes that the warming takes place at a measured pace and ignores both certain “nonmarket” effects and second-tier effects of disruptions to the rest [...]
As I grabbed an article on the emerging role of mathematics in the biological sciences a few weeks back from the Public Library of Science (PLoS), I was thinking about how wonderful it was to be able to access the article (and their entire archive) for free. For the previous four years, I had taken [...]
In today’s Washington Post, titled “A Hawk Questions Himself as His Son Goes to War”. It is one of the most honest, accurate assessments of the war that I’ve read.
It’s confirmed over at Newsweek. So… will we see an indictment of Bush’s top political operator on Federal charges? It’s unclear whether Rove actually used Plame’s name, but it is known that he identified her as Joseph Wilson’s wife, which would be public knowledge: “Cooper wrote that Rove offered him a ‘big warning’ not to [...]
Even after criticizing the Tax Foundation’s weblog, I still read it from time to time, as it does occasionally provide some useful insights. A particularly good one is Andrew Chamberlain’s post on “The $919 Per Person Deficit Tax“, which does a good job of describing in short form the real cost of the federal deficit. [...]