Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Oswald Sobrino was nice enough to put my comment in as a guest post at his Catholic Analysis blog. Scroll down. The Pope's Irish pastoral letter is the current running topic.

Friday, March 19, 2010

I'm opposed to the HCR, but nobody personally has done anything to me. I suppose that it has been galling for Gore voters who lost the White House by the number of people that work in the 11 story office building in Irving that I do to see the U.S. persist in a war in Iraq. Now the Democrats have a razor thin margin and will wage war against reality, see Asymmetric Info, or social injustice. Profiters are probably welcome in either case. Becker-Posner and Ann Althouse note that CAT says their first year increase in costs will be $100 million which can't be good for U.S. job numbers

Friday, March 12, 2010

NPR had a delightful interview with the professor, Bart Ehrman, who wrote Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them) "which has just come out in paperback" though I think the hardback, at the bottom of the linked page, is much easier to read.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Apparently there is a 'Brophy law' related to insider trading. Also on Finance, Greg Mankiw has a great string of recent posts among which is a link to Fama, apparently one of the founders of modern financial economics, reviewing his work.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

David Brooks, reflecting on the Norwegian 9 gold medals in the Olympics, the same as the larger US, on the hard and soft of Norwegian character, a most emailed NY Times article