Blog Review 659


All this shouting about speculators is simply silly:

All humans with a pulse plan beyond today and are, therefore, speculators.

Another quotable quote, this time from the CEO of McDonald's:

If you can’t get your kids to eat vegetables, why is it my job?

A third one:

If you don't have clear and convincing evidence that doing something is better than doing nothing, do nothing.

That last rather explains some of the logic of the Irish vote on the Lisbon Treaty, no?

Something to occupy you intellectually over the summer: a book club on Capitalism and Freedom.

The current government seems to be treating the legislative programme as a lengthy form of press release.

There seem to have been a few design corners cut on the new Eurostar trains.

And finally, politicians don't build things.