Daily Glimpse January 17, 2013

Daily Links From Glimpse From a Height

  • The Moral Case for Conservatism
    Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute, is the most articulate advocate out there for the moral and community case for capitalism and fiscal responsibility.  In Tuesday’s Coffee and Markets podcast, he presents the case about as succinctly as I’ve heard it made, perhaps as succinctly as it can be made. Key to his worldview […]
  • Benford’s Law Wins Another Round
    There are more quantities that start with 1 than start with  2.  Those that start with 2 in turn outnumber those that start with 3, and so on.  This is true for just about every measurement – from the size of asteroids to financial ledger entries to economic statistics. Why?  Because there are more small […]

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