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Tankosphere Today: Sept 22, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On September 22, 2008 @ 3:35 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

U.S. judges should be guided by U.S. law, not the judgments of foreign courts. However, there is one trend in foreign jurisprudence that U.S. judges should note: Other nation’s courts, reports the New York Times, are citing U.S. Supreme Court decisions…

Reason’s Katherine Mangu-Ward looks at Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s claim that paying taxes is patriotic, comparing it with his history of charitable giving, evidenced by his tax returns…

In 2006, there was an initiative in the state of Washington to ban smoking in public places. The scope of the ban was controversial; when government officials said it applied to private establishments, the ban was challenged by a small shop…

For years, we have heard opponents of nuclear energy call the Yucca Mountain repository called a “dump”. The tactic of using inaccurate and misleading terms to help or injure a cause is nothing new…


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URLs in this post:

[1] A Positive Trend in Legal Thinking – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=9&year=2008#7B437B7C-B40E-6B5B-9DA13B61D17C7F1C

[2] Biden Says Paying More in Taxes is Patriotic; If You Send A Check, They Will Cash It – The Tax Foundation: http://www.taxfoundation.org/blog/show/23642.html

[3] A Presumption of Liberty – Cato-at-Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/09/19/a-presumption-of-liberty/

[4] Yucca is no “Dump” – NEI Nuclear Notes: http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/2008/09/yucca-is-no-dump.html

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