Tag Archives: Tyler Cowen

The World of Our Fathers

Baby Boomers talk admiringly of their late fathers, and you’d think that is a Greatest Generation thing, but much of the talk has little to do with the war in Europe or in the Pacific. Hitler had to go, and … Continue reading

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One More Lost Generation

There are the late-night saloon songs, and the classic is Frank Sinatra singing “make it one for my baby, and one more for the road” of course. Dreams are dead. Nothing worked out. That’s how it goes. There’s not much … Continue reading

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Impossible Conversations

Christmas dinner is coming, and that’s when, after you’ve all stuffed yourselves, the talk turns to politics. And it will be how Obama is ruining America – because he hates America, or at least he hates hard-working successful white folks … Continue reading

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