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Chicken Pita Sandwiches

This is going to borrow liberally from Serious Eats’s Halal Cart Chicken recipe and pita bread recipe.   Red Zhug Sauce 3 dried guajillo chiles 1 chipotle morita chile 1 lb of red jalapenos or fresno chiles 1 tbsp soy … Continue reading

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Lagman or Asian Ratatouille Noodles

In central Asia/western China there is a popular dish called lagman that is essentially a stewed/stir fried vegetable dish over noodles.  Sometime lamb is added, but I think it is delicious as vegetarian dish.  Here is my version where I … Continue reading

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The Simple Arithmetic of the ACA Individual Insurance Marketplace

If you have been following the news you know that 2016 has been rife with major health insurance issuers leaving the health care exchanges, i.e. Obamacare.  Some have thrown the entire line of business under the bus claiming that it … Continue reading

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Reduce state sovereignty to improve governance

Let me ask a question, can you name an instance where the states in opposition to the federal government were on the right side of history?  On a more mundane level, there are obviously huge inequalities in the quality of government … Continue reading

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Killing Baby Hitler

This philosophical time travel dilemma has come up frequently recently, even Jeb Bush was asked about it.  For those unfamiliar with the Baby Hitler problem, it basically asks the question: if you could go back in time and kill Hitler … Continue reading

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Nick Rowe Fails at Taking Down Paul Krugman… Again

Nick Rowe gets a bit too much attention for his poor economics blog.  Mostly it is full of arguments too clever by half and remonstrances that math is too hard for him AND unnecessary. His latest references a takedown of … Continue reading

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Age of Ultron Review

This is the first Marvel movie where what I will dub the Marvel Method has churned out a formulaic and mediocre product.  Prior to this I still held a healthy affection for superhero movies, but Age of Ultron gave me … Continue reading

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