In their book Common Sense Economics, four university teachers specializing in economics and public policy warn that a “nation of economic illiterates” is “easily misled by leaders who tell us of their good intentions — their passion to solve our problems.”
There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of examples in which the economic game is rigged. Instead of focusing on what's claimed to be an unfair income distribution, we need to examine whether there is injustice in the rules of the economic game.
It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire — and wrong — predictions of an unprecedented snow storm that they had said would devastate the northeast. Unfortunately, we are not likely to hear any similar apologies from those who have been promoting "global warming" hysteria for years, in defiance of data that fail to fit their climate models.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore just sent a letter to Alabama Governor Robert Bentley urging defiance of “judicial tyranny,” specifically asking the governor and other state officials to ignore a recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Callie Granade stating that the definition of marriage in Alabama had to conform to recent federal rulings recognizing same-sex marriage.