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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Knows What Your Eyebrows Need

Imagine you want to start your own business. Since you love to cook and make especially good and original cupcakes, you decide to start a cupcake business. Would you think it essential to learn how to grill a steak to … Continue reading

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The Work of Bipartisanship

This week’s chart series uses data from the US Treasury to illustrate the past 30 years of raising the debt ceiling. These charts show that raising the debt ceiling and living beyond our means is a bipartisan problem. Veronique de … Continue reading

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We Are Going to Need Plenty of Kids

I generally keep my political and philosophical positions to myself, especially when at work, unless asked, or unless I want to state that I disagree with a statement I judge immoral. The latter happened more than once, of course, but … Continue reading

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On Working Less and the Pursuit of Happiness

A discussion with any American liberal still has to turn out differently. After telling them that I am originally from France, I receive a big “Wow! France! I love France! The food and the art de vivre!” Generally, they instantly … Continue reading

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