I’ve never been a proponent of tort reform (beyond the adoption of a rule of loser-pays ). But the facts reported in this post by Steve Landsburg  enable me nevertheless to understand why tort reform is supported by so many wise and well-meaning people.
Here’s the first installment in a series that I’m doing , with my column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, on Pres. Obama’s “You didn’t build that” proclamation.
I just found, and enjoyed reading, this superb 2009 essay by Jim Powell on the Tennessee Valley Authority .