Tag: Coffee

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We all understand that when Hillary Clinton talks about “the fog of war,” she means “boot-up time for the emotion kernel.” That’s also a good way to describe me before my morning routine. My routine is pretty simple. It used to be: (1) shower then (2) make coffee. When our son made known his preference […]

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Midday Slump

 

Take a moment, please, and help me out. Around 4 PM every day — sometimes it hits as early as 2:30 PM — I hit a wall.

It’s not really fatigue, exactly. It’s more just a puttering-out of energy. Here’s a message from the Harvard Business Review — I mean, they must know how to beat this, right? — on ways to overcome the afternoon out-of-gas feeling:

Chicago Food Carts: A Small Victory for Liberty

 

We often argue here about government policy toward victimless crimes — or if you prefer, “victimless” crimes — but it’s hard to see a justification for Chicago’s recently lifted city-wide ban on street food vendors. As noted in yesterday’s Cato Institute Daily Podcast, the Illinois Policy Institute took up the fight last year on behalf of vendors such as Sara Travis, who ended up moving to Austin, TX after discovering it was impossible to legally run her mobile coffee business in Chicago.

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You’ve probably noticed how the employee-recommends section of your local Barnes & Noble invariably features some conservative manifesto like End Of Discussion by Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson or Hayek’s The Road To Serfdom. Or maybe you’re familiar with walking into a coffee shop tastefully appointed with posters of Reagan and Thatcher and dog-eared copies of National Review resting […]

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Dear Gevalia, I have been your customer since 1990 and a regular mail-order customer since about 1995. I estimate I spend about $760 a year on your coffee. In recent years, my annual purchases from you have averaged about 44 pounds spread among 10 varieties of whole bean coffee. They include your Kenya, Stockholm, Guatamalen […]

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