Daily Archives: April 5, 2016

From The Tenth Amendment Center: New Wisconsin Law Prohibits State Enforcement of EPA Regulations on Wood Burning Heaters

‘A bill signed into law in Wisconsin bars the state from enforcing new federal regulations on wood burning heaters, setting the stage to nullify such regulations in effect within the state. Rep. David Craig (R-Big Bend) introduced Assembly Bill 25 … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Morpheus

From Prog Archives: ‘The band started out in 1971 as OPOSSUM, a six-member jazz-rock outfit. With time, dissention set in as two of the members wanted to tie the band down to free jazz while the other four wanted to … Continue reading

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Persistent memories in transient networks

‘Spatial awareness in mammals is based on an internalized representation of the environment, encoded by large networks of spiking neurons. While such representations can last for a long time, the underlying neuronal network is transient: neuronal cells die every day, … Continue reading

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A Weekly Dose of Hazlitt: More GNP Defects

“More GNP Defects” is the title of Henry Hazlitt’s Newsweek column from January 12, 1959. Here, Hazlitt continues his critique of GNP statistics and shows how this bogus measure of the economic health of a nation leads to government policies … Continue reading

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