Monthly Archives: May 2013

Economics 202

In a New York Times article, Thomas Edsall examines a question raised by MIT’s Daron Acemoglu:  “Why can’t America Be Sweden?”  Acemoglu is an economist, and economics is far from an exact science, so Mr. Edsall is able to find … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Right

In an article in the New York Times , conservative ideologue Ross Douthat presents a one-sided view of suicide.  Although there may be a shred of truth in what he wrote, he passed up an opportunity to examine the issue in … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms

  There has been much discussion by people in the NRA and others against legislation restricting sales of firearms.  Much of that centers on the 2nd amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  But what does the 2nd amendment actually say? 2nd … Continue reading

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