Beer: an illustration of government control

Some readers probably think I exaggerate the risk of government power when I warn against Big Government. Maybe I do. But it’s probably also true that many people don’t realize the extent of government control in their lives. To illustrate what government can do, let’s zoom in and examine a brief history of one thing: … Continue reading Beer: an illustration of government control

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Why CAFE fuel standards are foolish

The CAFE fuel economy standards leave much to be desired. Let’s see why. What is CAFE? Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, was enacted in 1975. CAFE regulates the fuel economy of new consumer vehicles sold in the US. In a nutshell, each automaker is required to meet or exceed certain MPG (miles per gallon) … Continue reading Why CAFE fuel standards are foolish