Modern Times

Ohmygod, Modern Times. Charlie Chaplin is genius. You can not take your eyes off of him, when he sings in the Italian restaurant, and the assembly line scenes are laugh-out-loud funny. My heart feels so full. This may be the best movie ever.   

Shower taxes and the Army in Alaska

Last week we talked about incrementalism in Institutions and Values. Incrementalism is the practice of government agencies increasing their budget requests each year. There's no incentive to decrease spending, and legislators may find it easier to pass slightly larger budgets than to evaluate entire agency budgets anew. Our army classmate Adam contributed this experience: While stationed … Continue reading Shower taxes and the Army in Alaska