Two Economists vs. the Drug War

This piece doesn't really contain anything all that new for those of us who have followed the debate on the drug war, but it is nice to see two prominent economists (Gary Becker and Kevin Murphy) making the case against it in a big paper of record such as the Wall Street Journal.  Here is a … Continue reading Two Economists vs. the Drug War

My softball moment

OK, the nets are all abuzz over gay rights advocates' indignation  that the WSJ ran this  picture of Elena Kagan playing softball in the 90s when a professor at the U. of Chicago.  Apparently, softball = gay.  Who knew? I had a personal involvement with another U. of Chicago softball photo.  When Gary Becker won … Continue reading My softball moment