Monthly Archives: April 2015

The New World of Scotch Whisky

I like Scotch, and I have noticed the slow disappearance of the age statement from some bottles.  Having tried a few, I find some mixed results.  This article, from the Wall Street Journal, explains it a little.  What I find most interesting is the push, not just in Scotch whisky, but also American whiskey, to get more product out the… Read more →

Protecting the most basic of freedoms

Well said.  Find the original here at City Journal.   MYRON MAGNET Free Speech in Peril Trigger warning: may offend the illiberal or intolerant Spring 2015 Shut up or die. It’s hard to think of a more frontal assault on the basic values of Western freedom than al-Qaida’s January slaughter of French journalists for publishing cartoons they disliked. I disagree with… Read more →

Technology in Ag

From the WSJ.  Find the original here. A lot of this information isn’t new, but it is a concise synthesis of many technologies being applied to agriculture. Silicon Valley Firms Plant Roots in Farm Belt By ILAN BRAT And JACOB BUNGE April 6, 2015 3:32 p.m. ET New technologies that promise to change how food is grown, transported and sold… Read more →