The Olympics and the Spirit of Capitalism


The winter Olympics may seem an odd occasion to celebrate the virtues of entrepreneurial capitalism and economic decentralization, but a front-page piece in today’s New York Times provides an appropriate opportunity to do just that.
As the winter games conclude, the U.S. leads all competing countries in total medals won – 36 and counting – and [...]

Left Complains NBC’s Olympic Coverage Too Patriotic – Bucks Right


The New York Times’ Alessandra Stanley is upset that NBC is focusing too much of its coverage of the 2010 Olympics on American athletes and seems to be (gasp) cheering for the Americans to do well and happy when they win events. Technology evolves, organizers add new sports — this year it’s ski cross — […]