Why Don’t People Listen To Evacuation Warnings?

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, most people are listening to orders to evacuate, but some people aren’t.

Hurricane Sandy And The Broken Window Fallacy

Once again, a natural disaster has caused a common economic fallacy re resurface.

Chris Christie Too Fat To Be President?

Can someone who doesn’t look like a GQ model make it in politics anymore?

Welcome To This Month’s Edition Of Congressional Dysfunction

FEMA is about to run out of money, but don’t worry your Congressman is getting his vacation time in.

Are We Safer?

Measuring our progress a decade after the 9/11 attacks

Hurricane Irene And The Broken Window Fallacy

Repeating the “destruction creates wealth” fallacy every time there’s a natural disaster doesn’t make it any less of a fallacy.

Irene Lived Up to the Hype: Nate Silver

The very question is rather dubious.

Was Irene Overhyped?

Now that the storm has passed, the media is being accused of over-hyping Hurricane Irene.

No-Win Politics of Natural Disasters

Hurricane Irene has been much, much less severe than heralded.

Ron Paul: The Feds Should Have No Role In Disaster Relief

As Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast, Ron Paul says disaster relief isn’t a job for the Federal Government.

Eric Cantor: No Federal Relief For Earthquake Or Hurricane Damage Unless It’s Offset By Spending Cuts

With a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast, the House Majority Leader is engaged in an accounting exercise.

U.S. Troops In Afghanistan Until 2024?

The U.S may be on the verge of committing the next decade to the future of Afghanistan.