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Tag: price controls
  • Hay! That’s Not Fair!

    I got to spend some time with relatives in East Texas this holiday season, where the accents are as thick as the sweet tea. After days of presents, gluttony, and fireworks, my family and I packed our car and headed home. As we were passing a truck stacked high with bales of hay my mother …

  • H2O-ver Priced?

    Despite what pandering politicians may try to convince voters of, the realities of economics are not escapable — particularly the less desirable ones. No amount of wishful thinking or government-imposed mandates on economic behavior can get past certain facts. Case in point is the reaction of local politicians to the economic fallout from the recent water …

  • Someone Must Act!

    Today’s Boston Globe has an article about how the cost and scarcity of DC hotel rooms is making it harder for many Obamaphiles to attend the upcoming coronation–er, inauguration. They got their Amtrak tickets. And then they got a sobering lesson in the law of supply and demand: The hotel they contacted was $150 a …