Monthly Archives: August 2015

Donald Trump and the Fundamental Weakness of Economic Science

The New York Times this morning ripped presidential contender Donald J. Trump’s economic precepts to shreds, which got me thinking about the weakness in economic science as the basis on which a modern society arrives at optimal strategies for government … Continue reading

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How I Missed the Republican Presidential Debate

The simple answer: I was on an airplane from Florida at 9 p.m. last night when Fox aired the debates so I missed it. I lacked a device to stream the debate through the airline’s WiFi (assuming I could find … Continue reading

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How Keurig Green Mountain Fall Through the ICE

Like razors that use disposable blades, Keurig coffeemakers from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (“GMCR”) operate by consuming disposable, single-use pods of ground coffee. Once upon a time the company’s “K-Cups” were patent protected and like makers of razor blades GMCR … Continue reading

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