Are You an Economic
Optimist or Realist?

Why are some humans optimists and others pessimists? I was discussing this question with an acquaintance on my bus to work last week. My theory: optimists often don’t see or Continue Reading →

Blowback From Using Corn
as a Petroleum Substitute

Sometimes being “green” can be bad for us and those less fortunate. It feels odd to write those words, but mandatory ethanol production has a lot of unintended consequences. The Continue Reading →