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Tankosphere Today: Oct. 14, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On October 14, 2008 @ 4:53 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Who knows why Governor Schwarzenegger signed SB-1420, a silly law that requires chain restaurants (a.k.a. fast-food joints) to post calorie-counts of their burgers, fries, and shakes on the menu-boards. Maybe sign-makers lobbied for it?…

One of most outrageous features of the federal social welfare state is that Uncle Sam doesn’t want you to be independent. For instance, if you would prefer to handle your own health care needs as a retiree, rather than subject yourself to the restrictions and irritations of Medicare…

From a rally in Scranton, Pa., Sunday, as reported in a “Morning Edition” segment on NPR today, “Clintons Campaign for Obama in Scranton,” a shouting Senator Biden (.mp3)…

Upwards of 6,000 people die every year in the United States waiting for an organ transplant. That by itself should cause a reconsideration of the government’s policy of outlawing financial compensation for organ donation…


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URLs in this post:

[1] If We Can’t Get Price Transparency, Let’s Try Calorie Transparency – Pacific Research Institute: http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/blog/sid.if-we-cant-get-price-transparency-lets-try-calorie-transparency

[2] Let Uncle Sam’s People Go! – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/10/14/let-uncle-sams-people-go/

[3] Biden Denounces Some Corporations as Unpatriotic – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/10/13/joe-biden-denounces-some-corporations-as-unpatriotic/

[4] Defining Death Down – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=10&year=2008#E373D70D-C54A-0DF4-BEE2858D8F5AA648

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