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Tankosphere Today: Oct. 8, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On October 8, 2008 @ 4:47 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The “sweeteners” that supposedly were needed to get the bailout bill passed last week has renewed a debate that comes up from time to time among small-government conservatives: Are tax breaks for specific interests merely the cousins of the pork-barrel spending…

A model for future leasing, now that the OCS moratorium has expired…

Recently, the Rhode Island Statewide Coalition Foundation launched its new transparency website, www.themoneytrail.org. This site provides citizens with access to public documents from several levels of Rhode Island government, including the state itself, municipalities, and school districts..

Yesterday morning I noticed a scary story on the front page of the Baltimore Sun. David Murrin, and Marcellous Butler are working to build a wind farm with 10 large turbines on Greenbury Point, just upwind from the Annapolis harbor…


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[1] Are Targeted Tax Breaks Like Pork – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=10&year=2008#DDA57E82-D46A-DF8E-A64DA50A0CDA0460

[2] The 2006 Energy Legislation Gets Results – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/10/08/the-2006-energy-legislation-gets-results/

[3] Rhode Island Independent Transparency Site Launched – Government Bytes: http://blog.ntu.org/main/post.php?post_id=3831

[4] Wind Turbines Proposed for Annapolis, Practically in My Backyard – Atomic Insights Blog: http://atomicinsights.blogspot.com/2008/10/wind-turbines-proposed-for-my-backyard.html

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