Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69
Harold Ramis was one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers when he moved his family from Los Angeles back to the Chicago area in
The Life, Times, and Contributions of Rose and Milton Friedman
Narrated by David Ogden Stiers – “Dr. Charles Emerson Winchester III,” of M*A*S*H fame – this Free To Choose Network documentary on the life
Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Dea...
Scientific data has gotten so complex that researchers are starting to invent a whole new mathematical field in order to handle it. This cha
By far, the two best cartoons about the minimum wage ever
I've featured both of these cartoons before on CD, but because they're so good and because there's still so much economic amnesia/illiteracy
Debt Ceiling Humor: "I Therefore Intend To Oppose The Effort To Increase...
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Shutdown halts federal regs (Video) - The Hill's RegWatch
Conservatives say the reprieve from red tape is welcome, even if it doesn’t last long. The government shutdown has all but turned off the re
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Data-Mining Americans' Credit Card ...
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director Richard Cordray and his staff are planning to track four out of five U.S. consumer cred
Moe Lane » This Ronald Reagan video is hysterical for the first eleven m...
It's amazing how far standards for public speaking have fallen in the last three decades. It's even more amazing how much they've fallen sin
Student Loan Interest Rates On Verge Of Doubling | Zero Hedge
One of the main reasons the entire debt-fueled house of cards propping the western financial system, hasn't collapsed in a smouldering heap
Cover the IRS, Don't Cover for It: Peggy Noonan on apologists for the sc...
Apologists in the media and elsewhere falsely claim the scandal was just a bungle, Peggy Noonan writes.
Victor Davis Hanson - The Glue Holding America Together
As it fragments into various camps, the country is being held together by a common popular culture.
Is this the greatest thing ever written about taxes? Quite possibly
In a column about Apple's tax clash with Congress, Richard Epstein quotes the famous jurist Learned Hand, who had this to say about what tax