Posts Tagged ‘food’

Lessons from Katrina on the Hudson and Reynolds’ Second Law

Previously, I wrote how the government’s poor response to hurricane Sandy is a manifestation of decades worth of mission creep: Micromanagement of the citizenry, on the other hand, is something that should unequivocally be outside the control or influence of governments, if for no other reason than it detracts from the organization’s ability to successfully […]

Lessons from Katrina on the Hudson

There are many. The most valuable one for survivors and observers may be that governments, even when optimally structured and run, cannot mitigate the Big Acts of Nature. The optimal structure for a government would have its power and influence limited to addressing the big things that are a consequence of large numbers of people interacting […]

There’s a Global Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve?

Why, yes. There is. It’s controlled by the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers and $30 Million worth of the stuff has gone missing. Yikes, eh? Update – 2012.10.06 Police Seize More Than 600 Barrels of Maple Syrup The shipment of the pancake-topper was making its way back to Quebec in a heavily guarded convoy […]