Category Archives: Economy

Our presumptuous public servants

Georgia arranges for newly elected public servants to be trained. Apparently, the curriculum does not emphasize the importance of deference to the public that employs them. Either that, or Mr. O’Quinn was not paying attention.

I would note that the money wasted is the least of our problems. Incompetence is wasting our time and jeopardizing lives.
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What about guano?

Guano is the excrement produced by sea birds. For some reason, Peru was persuaded to remove the sea birds for the convenience of fishermen with whom the birds were competing.
Now, to my mind, it provides evidence that economists do not know what they are talking about. Even in retrospect their theories do not fit the facts.
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