Tuesday, August 18, 2009


  • George Will points out the hypocrisy of government restrictions on online gambling while promoting state-run lotteries.
  • Is a 44 cent stamp such a good deal? One blogger notes that the cost of mailing a letter within the U.S. is about the same as shipping kiwi to the U.S. from New Zealand.
  • Did you know that Danish law allows its municipalities to contract out their fire-fighting services?
  • The Cato Institute's Michael Tanner says that health insurance co-ops are simply a public option by another name.
  • Harvard economist Ed Glaeser continues his series on high-speed rail, looking at its impact on suburban sprawl.

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