Sick Days in a Connected Age

Have you had a sick day lately? Lemme tell ya, they’re not what they used to be. I had a bit of an intestinal episode this week (kind of like this one) which knocked me completely off my feet for a day. I couldn’t have lifted my head if my pillow was on fire, much less gone into work. So More …

You Can’t Run a Country on Envy

Allan Meltzer explains why the Obama economic plan — stick it to the rich and give their stuff away to everybody else — doesn’t help anybody: During the early twentieth century, the United States absorbed millions of immigrants, many unskilled. Many began employment at low wage jobs. Minimum wage laws did not come until the 1930s. By working, the immigrants learned More …