Fort Worth Mega-Wreck

As of this writing, about 16 hours after it started in the pre-dawn darkness, the massive icing-related vehicle pileup on I-35 in near northern Fort Worth has claimed 6 lives, with at least 65 people being treated for injuries. Here’s a rolling story from local TV station WFAA channel 8. We’ve seen horror scenes like […]

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Making National Debt Relatable

A game has been going around some social media relating large quantities, like a million or billion, to time. This is to get people to understand how large really huge numbers really can be. I support that. Here’s a more-relatable version. If you earn $20 an hour, that’s a little over half a cent per […]

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R.I.P. Walter Williams

The prominent economist, educator and socioeconomic commentator Walter E. Williams died a couple nights ago, apparently in his sleep, of causes yet known at this writing. His best friend and fellow longtime economist and columnist, Dr. Thomas Sowell, penned this brief tribute within a day. I related well to him, though we were vastly different […]

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