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Major Chicago study finds red light cameras not safer, cause more rear-end injuries

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - 4 hours 7 min ago
On Friday, the Chicago Tribune released the results of a study it commissioned on injury crashes and red light cameras, revealing that while right angle crash…

Vermont Cancels Single-Payer For Its Outrageous Cost

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - 4 hours 29 min ago
A despondent Shumlin found taxes “enormous.” View Enlarged Image Health Care: From Clinton to Obama, the left has long dreamed of imposing a single-payer health…

Should MSNBC Cancel Al Sharpton?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - 4 hours 44 min ago
In 1987, while I was still living in New Jersey, I watched Al Sharpton’s initial TV debut in 1987 on the infamous Morton Downey Jr. Show on WWOR, and read in…

Nebraska and Oklahoma are misreading Raich

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - 5 hours 2 min ago
I want to second Jonathan’s take on the lawsuit brought by Oklahoma and Nebraska to enjoin the operation of Colorado’s marijuana regulations. Much as I respect…

97 Articles Refuting The "97% Consensus" - Climate Change Dispatch

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - 5 hours 37 min ago
Written by Andrew, Popular Technology.net on 21 December 2014. The 97% “consensus” study, Cook et al. (2013) has been thoroughly refuted in scholarly…

Why it doesn't matter if net neutrality opponents "won" the FCC comment war

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 19, 2014, 10:14 AM
The big argument in the tech policy world right now is focused on comments submitted earlier this year to the Federal Communications Commission. As Nancy Scola…

Newspaper Doubles Down on Anti-School Choice Errors

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 16, 2014, 2:05 PM
Give Rolling Stone credit: when their story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia completely unraveled, they at least had the decency to admit their…

Obama’s Surgeon General Should Try Practicing Medicine | The Blog on Obama: White House Dossier

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 16, 2014, 12:48 PM
There’s an old story that just before John F. Kennedy announced he would be making his 35-year old brother Robert attorney general – because his dad made him -…

The Underwhelming Economic Effects of Municipal Broadband

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 16, 2014, 11:38 AM
The FCC is currently considering ways to make municipal broadband projects easier to deploy, an exercise that has drawn substantial criticism from Republicans,…

Ford Foundation pours millions into net neutrality to reap profit

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 16, 2014, 11:04 AM
By Josh Peterson and Yaël Ossowski / December 15, 2014 / AP file photo GOOD TIMES: Ford Foundation president Darren Walker introduces former Secretary of State…

Documents show ‘Free Press’ interest group leveraged ties to Google, Obama administration

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 16, 2014, 10:54 AM
The lobby group Free Press, a self-styled “public interest” organization, has worked hard over the years to forge alliances with corporate players and federal…

Feeling our ObamaCare pain

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 12, 2014, 1:56 PM
Imagine how long ObamaCare would last if the folks who wrote and approved the law were forced to live by its rules. Sen. David Vitter has been waging this…

Something Is Very Rotten In Denmark

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 10, 2014, 11:39 PM
I’ve been suspicious about sea surface temperatures since the bizarro Unisys incident a few weeks ago, when they suddenly replaced cold North Atlantic…

Internet, Email Taxes Could Become Reality if Lawmakers Fail to Act | Commentary

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 10, 2014, 11:43 AM
If certain members of Congress and President Barack Obama have their way, 2014 may very well be remembered as the year we started taxing the Internet. The good…

Spinning the 'warmest year'

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 09, 2014, 2:02 PM
by Judith Curry The buzz is intensifying about 2014 possibly being the warmest year globally in the historical temperature record. The spin The World…

He's Baaack! Al Gore Wins Another Green Weenie

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 09, 2014, 1:23 PM
We take time out from the Left’s meltdown over campus rape hysteria, the implosion of The New Republic, and the implosion of the “new Democratic majority”…

Obama's Epic Climate Change Deal With China Falls Apart

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 09, 2014, 1:18 PM
Todd Stern, the U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change, arrives for a press conference during the UN COP20 and CMP10 climate change conferences in… View Enlarged…

Study: Minimum wage hikes made the Great Recession worse

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 09, 2014, 1:17 PM
December 8, 2014 11:22 am | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis More evidence the economic impact from raising the…

Here's a shocker: Smart teachers produce smarter students

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - December 09, 2014, 1:15 PM
December 9, 2014 12:32 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Shutterstock One big difference between America’s…
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