Attention social science Ph.D. students: ". . . why can’t I find some good social science on this?"
Three N.C. State students solve the problem . . . but the principal doesn't have enough staff to implement the solution.
It's probably not the only, or even the main, reason. But it doesn't help.
Here’s a brief list of some of the closing costs you’ll incur around here. There are bank fees, application fees, processing fees, appraisal fees, credit-report fees, bank-attorney fees, recording fees, title-insurance fees and municipal-search fees.
Those are just for the buyer. The seller’s costs include transfer taxes, miscellaneous title fees and a pickup fee for the Title Closer as well.
This is an issue conservatives should be able to win.
The administration and congressional Democrats are teaming up to force a taxpayer bailout of private unions’ underfunded and over-promised pension benefits.
Mike Munger nails the core problem of big government advocates.
My friends generally dislike politicians, find democracy messy and distasteful, and object to the brutality and coercive excesses of foreign wars, the war on drugs, and the spying of the NSA.
But their solution is, without exception, to expand the power of "the State." That seems literally insane to me—a non sequitur of such monstrous proportions that I had trouble taking it seriously.
Related: Peter Gordon, "Not Just the Toadies," refers to some of the relevant literature.
My wife heard her speak recently and was very impressed.
If you're not an Illinois taxpayer, you might find this funny.
If you are, you have my sympathy.
"An explosion of data has made high tech a hub for the dismal scientists."
Yet another problematic trend I hadn't realized was problematic.
Go ahead, now tell me how awful capitalism is.