Stuff We Wish We Wrote

Are Environmental Regulations Causing US Utility Bills to Surge?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 29, 2014, 9:19 AM
Naureen S. Malik and Harry R. Weber, Bloomberg October 29, 2014 | NEW YORK — U.S. electricity markets face years of higher prices as clean-air regulations shut…

Climate Dialogue: influence of the sun on climate

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 28, 2014, 8:07 AM
by Judith Curry Climate Dialogue has a very interesting discussion What will happen during a new Maunder Minimum? This is my favorite Climate Dialogue so far.…

Global Warming's Shark Jumping Moment

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 22, 2014, 10:41 AM
Weeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Travel day today, so something light and airy—and incomplete. President Obama, presumably sacrificing a tee time, went to keyboard and typed…

Section 10 forbearance offers no easy path to 'Title II Lite'

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 22, 2014, 10:10 AM
By Lawrence J. Spiwak, contributor As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) struggles to write new net neutrality rules, the agency is coming under…

If the Internet is Working Well, Don’t Add New Regulations | MIT Technology Review

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 22, 2014, 9:56 AM
David Farber Demands for network neutrality have reached fever pitch in Washington, D.C., as many voices stress the need for the Federal Communications

Tax Consequences of Net Neutrality

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 22, 2014, 9:56 AM
Would the Federal Communications Commission expose broadband Internet access services to tax rates of at least 16.6% of every dollar spent on international and…

Minimum Wage Backfire

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 22, 2014, 9:55 AM
If there’s a silver lining for McDonald’s in Tuesday’s dreadful earnings report, it is that perhaps union activists will begin to understand that the fast-food…

Fairness to Your Opponent: In Praise of the Heartland Institute's Treatment of An Inconvenient Truth

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 3:17 PM
It has been several years since I watched Al Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth on global warming climate change. The circumstances were interesting. The…

How School Choice Saves Money

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:30 AM
Latest Study Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine? Revisited Myungho Paik, Bernard Black and David A. Hyman Featured Event October 7 Featuring Gene Healy,…

Campbell Brown: 'A Real Threat to the Status Quo'

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:30 AM
Nina Rees writes about Campbell Brown taking on the education establishment: Campbell Brown, the journalist-turned-education-reformer, has been in the news a…

The Catholic School ‘marketplace’ | AEIdeas

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:30 AM
Yesterday, Andy Smarick of Bellwether Education Partners posted the 5th installment of his series on conservatives in education reform. It generated some…

New York Governor's Race Polarized over Common Core Standards

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:28 AM
According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, worried and angry parents and teachers have been filling board of education meetings across the state and organizing…

Colorado Student Rally Taken Over by Democrat Organizers

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:28 AM
In a statement to Breitbart News, Laura Boggs, the former lone Republican member of the JeffCo board of education who is now running for the Colorado state…

28 Harvard Lawprofs: Stop The Campus Sex-Charge Railroad Now

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 11:03 AM
Latest Study Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine? Revisited Myungho Paik, Bernard Black and David A. Hyman Featured Event October 7 Featuring Gene Healy,…

WHO incapable of combatting Ebola: That is our fault as much as WHO staff’s | AEIdeas

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 10:51 AM
The World Health Organization is coming under attack for failing to control the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. While one would hope that the United Nations…

Can Apple Pay finally disrupt the banking sector?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 9:03 AM
Before and after Apple’s big September event, the headlines heavily featured the larger iPhone 6s and the new Apple Watch. The more people thought about it,…

President Obama’s Ebola problem

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 8:40 AM
By Justin Sink - 10/16/14 06:00 AM EDT The Ebola crisis in the United States has become an anchor threatening to sink the Obama presidency. Already under fire…

In Memoriam: Leonard Liggio

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 16, 2014, 3:45 PM
October 14, 2014 Leonard P. Liggio, Executive Vice President of Academics at Atlas Network, passed away October 14, 2014 at the age of 81. Leonard’s career…

Obama and the failure to protect

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 16, 2014, 2:13 PM
One of the most glaring hallmarks of the Obama administration is its failure to protect the American people and their representatives. I don’t mean a failure to
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