Taxes Rising Over Past 50 Years

Keith Hennessey has a good article showing that total tax payments to governments have increased fairly steadily over the past several decades.  Most of this increase is due to needing to fund entitlement programs, and with our present administration and Congress, I can see that number jumping again, unfortunately.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Via Cheap Talk:  the Prisoner's dilemma as a game show. Quick analysis:  it's not truly a prisoner's dilemma, as when my opponent chooses to defect (steal), I get $0 no matter what.  Also, from the sound of things, it seems as though the guy had defected in a previous round, which leads to a good…