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Tankosphere Today: Sept 16, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On September 16, 2008 @ 4:09 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The bailouts are getting bigger. The rescue of US mortgage giants Freddie-Mac and Fannie-Mae is hailed as the largest bailout in history. On our side of the Atlantic we saw the similar, but smaller, rescue of Northern Rock…

My reaction to Lehman Brothers’ declaring of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the refusal of Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and others to take extraordinary Bear Stearns-like measures for the government to prop the firm up…

Gary Andres makes a very important point about the Left’s new infrastructure in a recent Washington Times article. The whole thing is very worth reading, but I want to focus on the infrastructure…

Britain’s transport policy “Railways good, roads bad” is not sustainable, and proves once again that transport is too important to be left to the vicissitudes of politics. The time has come to commercialise road systems…

Representative Gresham Barrett from South Carolina has put forward an energy plan that greatly favors nuclear energy…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Regulating Away Improvement – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/economics/regulating-away-improvement-200809142116/

[2] Lehman Bankruptcy: In Capitalism, Failure is not a Dirty Word – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/09/15/lehman-bankruptcy-in-capitalism-failure-is-not-a-dirty-word/

[3] The Left’s New Infrastructure – The Next Right: http://www.thenextright.com/jon-henke/the-lefts-new-infrastructure

[4] Road Systems Should be Commercialised – IEA Blog: http://blog.iea.org.uk/?p=89

[5] Time for Nuclear: Gresham Barrett’s Energy Plan – NEI Nuclear Notes: http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/

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