In response to:

Christmas Books

trailbee Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 1:04 PM
Thanks for the heads-up on the books. I bought a book in 2000 and put in on my bookshelf, thinking .... I just got to it this week. :) Many thanks for great articles. Please keep them coming. And, yes, Merry Christmas, Dr. Sowell!
CPA Bert Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:18 PM
Ditto. And thanks very much for the much needed information, Dr. Sowell.

During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

A book that fits in with the holiday spirit is "No, They Can't!" by TV show host John Stossel. It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama's old slogan, "Yes, we can!"

It is the first book I have read that asks a question about electric cars that should have been...