Monthly Archives: April 2018

Wax Museum

Rory’s class will be hosting a “wax museum” of famous Californians.  Each student plays a role.  Who will Rory be?

Ronald Reagan

Gotta use some Reagan jokes.  Robert likes a few of these.

Econtalk: The High Cost of Cancer Drugs

Nice episode. Russ Roberts is talking with a very smart guy, seems to Robert Russ. Very restrained discussion that appreciates the complexity of the topic.

Can a life-saving drug be too expensive? What explains the high price of cancer drugs? Dr. Vincent Rajkumar of the Mayo Clinic talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the high price of cancer drugs–drugs that can cost an American with cancer $300,000 per year and require multiple years of treatment. Rajkumar explains how little a role market forces play in setting prices and what might be done to improve the situation.


The Desert 2018 (and Scary Mommy)