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Tankosphere Today: Sept. 17, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On September 17, 2008 @ 3:39 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Wow. Mike Masnick writes about NASA’s plan to auction off some of its patent portfolio to the private sector. When I read this I had to do a double-take: NASA has a patent portfolio?…

Does capitalism make people greedy? According to a new paper from The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis, entrepreneurs give much more generously to charities than do non-entrepreneurs. Looking at tax return data…

Read this ballot question wording for the City of Santa Barbara’s Measure G: Shall Santa Barbara adopt an ordinance reducing the telecommunications utility users tax from 6% to 5.75%, to fund police, fire, 911, parks/recreation, gang prevention and after school programs for at-risk youth, senior services…

Back in April, we first wrote about the possibility of Tri-State Generation building a new nuclear plant in Colorado. In today’s Denver Post there’s more encouraging news…

Internet giant, Google, has settled out of court with The Christian Institute and will now allow religious groups to place factual and campaigning ads on the subject of abortion…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Taxpayer Patent Extortion – The Technology Liberation Front: http://techliberation.com/2008/09/17/taxpayer-patent-extortion/

[2] Capitalism Breeds Generosity – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=9&year=2008#70F40EE8-DCC5-8C9D-A39FB2643471A4D5

[3] Santa Barbara’s Ballot Shenanigans: When “Reducing” Taxes = A Tax Hike – Government Bytes: http://blog.ntu.org/main/post.php?post_id=3746

[4] Colorado Considering Nuclear Power – NEI Nuclear Notes: http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/2008/09/colorado-considering-nuclear-power.html

[5] Google settlement in abortion ad case – The Christian Institute: http://www.christian.org.uk/news/20080917/google-settlement-in-abortion-ad-case/

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