Interesting article - Pricing Caffeine by Amit Varma, who also blogged about it here. It is a review of The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford and I really loved the first sentence of Amit's blogpost:
Art aims to reveal the human condition, but there is no better way to understand human behaviour than through the tools of economics.
..embracing aspects of libertarian theory and laissez faire economics—continues to offer “the best guide to human behavior” and social organization. “Classical liberalism requires us to maintain the distinction between liberty and coercion: to advance the former while constraining the latter', says Epstein. Read the entire article...some real good thoughts and even good quotable quotes like - 'Skepticism is an essential component in maintaining freedom.'
ON NSA SPYING: A LETTER TO CONGRESS by Beth Nolan, Curtis Bradley, David Cole, Geoffrey Stone, Harold Hongju Koh, Kathleen M. Sullivan, Laurence H. Tribe, Martin Lederman, Philip B. Heymann, Richard Epstein, Ronald Dworkin, Walter Dellinger, William S. Sessions, William Van Alstyne.