The Right Idea?


Arctic Terns famously migrate from the Arctic to the Antarctic each year. If you’ve seen them in flight, you know that effortless, buoyant motion that makes them so distinctive. It’s possible to imagine this elegant bird managing such a long migration. Their hovering posture, pictured here, is similarly graceful and beautiful. When the temperature in…

Cleaning Out the In-Box


From the miscellaneous stuff WC gets as email, comments and spam, he offers the following: If you want really snarky name-calling, invite economists to the party. Paul Krugman does a take down on both economist William Kristol and all of his fellow travelers: This open letter to Ben Bernanke is a remarkable document, not least for…