Life's Better Ideas

Occasional links to, and comments on, ideas that I think will make this a better world, and remarks about things that need fixing, too.

Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Private Enterprise

Transforms China, in 1978, at the height of Communism.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Recess Appointments

There is some controversy going on about the recess appointments that President Obama made in the last few weeks. The Constitution says that "The President shall have Power to fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which shall expire at the End of their next Session." In other words, the Vacancy must occur during the recess; if the Vacancy happens before the recess, it cannot be filled during the recess. Read this. HT Volokh commenter

Saturday, January 07, 2012


Is toast. He's a class A Number 1 hypocrite.

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Romney uses tech to reach voters

Mitt Romney, who tied with Santorum in the Iowa caucus, apparently has very sophisticated tech effort to reach voters. He is marrying commercially available lists with voter lists and tailoring the message in those telephone "town halls" by interest groups.