Saturday, March 3, 2012

Low Volt Nation

The roadkill called the Chevy Volt is what happens when the "wisdom" of planners and social engineers in Washington overrides and overrules the logic of the free market. Shouldn't the lessons it teaches raise red flags everywhere else this sort of top-down, command-and-control approach is being applied, from energy to education to economic policy?

Leave all such decisions to Washington and the entire American economy will turn out just like the Chevy Volt.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Timothy Treadwell Syndrome

Some moderns still retain an instinct for self-preservation. Others apparently do not -- and they think of the natural world as a Disney movie. I have two words for the second class of people: Timothy Treadwell.