Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Are Tornadoes Racist: A Thought Experiment

It is probably no great surprise that the disparate effects of natural disasters on housing of different quality should prompt some people to speak of the subject of environmental racism.  Yet it is not clear at all that the disparate … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Mötley Crüe

Sometimes when I am pondering various acts or when other people remind me of acts that have not been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I have to ask myself, are they really not in yet?  Such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Economic Facts And Fallacies

Economic Facts And Fallacies, by Thomas Sowell For a variety of reasons, economic matters are ones where a large amount of fallacies have come about.  Why is this so?  Well, for one, economics is a social science that deals with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dismantling America

Dismantling America And Other Controversial Essays, by Thomas Sowell Well, this book certainly lives up to its claim of being filled with controversial essays.  For some, especially those who really love Thomas Sowell’s perspective as well as his tendency to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Housing Boom And Bust

The Housing Boom And Bust, by Thomas Sowell There is a lot that can be said about the problem of the housing boom and bust, and this book manages to discuss it thoughtfully and well, although it also does not … Continue reading

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