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It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
Fifty years ago, the U.S. had the moon to itself. Starting in 1969, when the first of six Apollo missions touched down, it seemed likely that American astronauts would make a long-term home on the lunar surface. more
Lots of people are worried about noncompete clauses in employment contracts. And after taking a look at the issue, I’m worried too. more
What’s the cheapest way of flying from A to B? Ryanair? Southwest? AirAsia? You might want to look at getting a private jet instead. A new Textron Citation X+ private jet costs $23.4 million. more
In the days since the election, Republicans have realized that they are in a tight spot on Obamacare. They seem to be lurching toward a strategy that will make it tighter. more
If you haven’t been following the Obamacare news recently -- and given how much else has been going on, there’s a good chance you haven’t -- then you may have missed the news that insurers’ rate-increase requests for 2017 are quite large. more
The Independent Man standing on top of our Statehouse calls us to a new outlook on energy. Today there is precious little independence in Rhode Island's energy supply. Here at the end of the pipe we over-rely on foreign fuel supplies, generating … more
Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
How could the good done by the majority of those receiving legislative grants be missed in the media frenzy over the abuse of a few? In the spirit of fairness, people need to look at the big picture. more
Today’s discussion involves a visit to the here-we-go-again files. The website Cafe Hayek, in a post titled “Most Ordinary Americans in 2016 Are Richer Than Was John D. Rockefeller in 1916,” asks a seemingly simple question: What is the minimum amount of money that you would demand in exchange for going back to live as John D. Rockefeller did in 1916? more
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