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Tankosphere Today: Aug. 4, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On August 4, 2008 @ 3:49 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The dumb things cooking in congress and state legislatures should force a national debate on the question of global warming. The media, however, seem more than willing to give Al Gore a platform – which tends to discourage most folks from jumping in…

Before leaving for its August recess last week, Congress saw the introduction of its 10,000th bill. Meanwhile, not a single one of the twelve annual bills that direct the government’s spending priorities in 2009…

I just finished a conference call on Obama’s energy policy (more of which is apparently being rolled out today) with Virginia Congressman and House Chief Deputy Minority…

Mitt Romney recently wrote that Massachusetts’ version of “universal” health care was a working experiment in progress in the Wall Street Journal. However, even the Journal is examining the matter a bit more closely now…

In a letter today in the Washington Post, Maryland food stamp bureaucrat Kevin McGuire tried to justify more spending on food stamps (and his own job) by making misleading claims. (Maryland’s liberal government recently raised taxes…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Why No Real Debate on Global Warming? – Vallejo Times Herald: http://www.timesheraldonline.com/opinion/ci_10085806

[2] 10,000 Bills in Congress, and the Annual Spending Process Ignored – Technology Liberation Front: http://techliberation.com/2008/08/03/10000-bills-in-congress-and-the-annual-spending-process-ignored/

[3] Eric Cantor on McCain Campaign Energy Call: Obama “seeking culprits rather than solutions” – Redstate: http://www.redstate.com/diaries/redstate/2008/aug/04/eric-cantor-on-mccain-campaign-energy-call/

[4] State Socialized Medicine Blows Budget Gaskets and Kills People – Government Bytes: http://blog.ntu.org/main/post.php?post_id=3641

[5] Lame Excuse for Welfare: Bogus Food Stamp Challenge – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/08/03/lame-excuse-for-welfare-bogus-food-stamp-challenge/

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