...that the "spring forward" of Daylight Savings Time comes right with April Fools' Day? We "save" an hour of time "and tons of electricity" that we instantly proceed to give back by staying up an hour later each night, and by delaying closing time at bars.
It's time to give up Ben Franklin's joke at the expense of the French--he noted that Paris candlemakers could be put out of business if French elites were subjected to a clock that told them to party during the day. About a century later, Woodrow Wilson made it public policy.
The Bible and Liberty - In the course of recounting an online argument, novelist Lars Walker gives an excellent account of how the Bible gave ordinary men and women the conceptual...
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