Some former FDA commissioners are arguing that the FDA should become an independent (cabinet-level) agency. My view on this is entirely outcome-based. What do they want to be doing that red tape won’t allow? What are they being required to do that they wouldn’t otherwise?
Patrick Clark looks at baseball stadia and their rather short lifespan. I’m genuinely quite stunned to see that a Sun Belt team is spending over $100m to buy Turner Field and then spend a lot more to transform it for their Sun Belt football team.
Just in case you were worried about subprime borrowers getting loans, the government is on top of it.
Holy freakin’ crap, what a mess. Given the nature of the error, it seems to me that this is something that should be written off.
Minor League baseball players are barely paid in the five digits, and congress may allow them to be paid less. Minor league sports and their athletes, it turns out, are not very valuable (unless associated with a university).
Transitioning from colleges to the courtrooms, Yes Means Yes is taking hold. It looks like it’s going to be up to the courts, in the end.
I don’t mind this, but I’m not going to pretend the fact that it moves the ball in the direction it does isn’t significant. The concept of legislative momentum is right there in the story: We should do this because of that previous thing we did.