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Tankosphere Today: Sept 15, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On September 15, 2008 @ 3:35 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The #1 Fact: “For 2008, the United States is on track to retain its title as the world’s largest exporter, with exports of goods and services approaching $2 trillion. In other words, American workers…

The Aspen Institute is holding a national education summit today here in Washington, blogging the proceedings and remarks here. The agenda is here, and the day is being webcast here. It’s also on CSPAN-3…

Michael Mandel asks “Can America Invent Its Way Back?” I could not agree more with Mandel’s emphasis on innovation, and he notes that the overwhelming consensus of economists is that innovation is the engine of growth in per capita incomes…

After a record 76-day budget standoff, California legislators appear to have reached a compromise on how to eliminate a projected $15.2 billion deficit. Shockingly, they have decided to rely in large part on spending cuts to get it done. For the fiscal year that began on July 1, they have pledged to trim $9 billion …

I’ve written a lot about the political gyrations around California health plans “rescinding” policies of individual policyholders. (Most recent post in the thread here.)…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Top Ten Overlooked Facts About Trade – The Club For Growth: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/09/top_ten_overlooked_facts_about.php

[2] The Aspen Institute on Educational Reform – Shopfloor: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/09/15/the-aspen-institute-on-educational-reform/

[3] Can America Invent Its Way Back? – Growthology: http://www.growthology.org/

[4] California Legislators Reach Budget Compromise with No Tax Hike – Government Bytes: http://blog.ntu.org/main/post.php?post_id=3740

[5] California Health Insurance Rescissions: Trial Lawyers Lose Out? – Pacific Research Institute: http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/blog/sid.california-health-insurance-rescissions-trial-lawyers-lose-out

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