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Tankosphere Today: Aug. 27, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On August 27, 2008 @ 4:57 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

In the US many environmentalists are getting infected with the NIMBY-virus* as they realize the unpleasant consequences of renewable energy. New projects, such as the 240-mile transmission line through Indiana to accommodate wind farms (at a cost of $1bn), are unlikely…

The Breakthrough Institute, whose willingness to think outside the box I greatly admire, issues a challenge of sorts to my friend Jim Manzi, who has been particpating in a debate with them over at Cato Unbound. They say…

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) – Some drivers are paying in pennies at toll booths in Merrimack, but officials say there have been no traffic backups yet…

We don’t read USA Today as much as we might – too colorful, ink doesn’t adhere to our hands – but a story on coal and Peabody Energy was full of interesting content and can be found on the web here. This popped out at us…

I recently said that America “would become France” if a certain bill now in Congress — which would virtually guarantee that every company becomes unionized…


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URLs in this post:

[1] The Green Bait-and-Switch – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/environment/the-green-bait%11and%11switch-200808271944/

[2] Does Government Need to Fund Energy R&D? – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/08/26/does-government-need-to-fund-energy-rd/

[3] Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-Penny Protest Under Way at N.H. Tolls – WCAX.com: http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=6986988

[4] Black Is the New Green – NEI Nuclear Notes: http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/2008/08/black-is-new-green.html

[5] Bad Labor Law Is a Path to Economic Ruin – WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121971114641871335.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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