Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Mitt Romney Billed $10,000 By Newport Beach, Calif. To Cover Cost Of Officer Overtime

What a complex question. If you create the expense by what you say and do, then perhaps the bill is in order. If you have a reasonable expectation that this will happen, or should have had such an expectation. On the other hand, if a town, anticipating trouble spends a bunch of money for something that turns out not to have been needed or that a reasonable person could have concluded likely would not be needd, then I think the local government pays the bill.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Deceptive Advertising —

Health Care Law Loses Ad War - NYTimes.com

I am not sure we have yet come to understand why basically a good idea seems to have hit shallow water, rocks, been beached, dragged back to the water, and left with a smoldering engine to move somewhere. There is something far more wrong thanI think we have realized.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wasting Warren Buffett - NYTimes.com

FRIEDMAN hit a home run with this one.

Friday, June 15, 2012

U.S. Will Give Immunity to Some Young Illegal Migrants - NYTimes.com

No matter how hard I try, I cannot accept the idea that we should reward people who break the law.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

New Orleans Struggles With Latest Storm, Newspaper Layoffs - NYTimes.com

I surely hope this "works" but it is so sad to realize that this could largely have been averted.