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Tankosphere Today: Oct. 31, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On October 31, 2008 @ 3:53 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The Washington Post publishes today as its lead, page one story, “A Last Push to Deregulate” with a subhed, “White House to Ease Many Rules.”…

Global warming was supposed to be such a dire problem that we would all be able to set aside our differences and figure out a solution. It’s not working out that way. Governments are still behaving like governments. According to the Financial Times, China has now set a price for its participation in talks on global warming. China wants the developed countries to spend 1 percent of their GDPs…

Criticism of British Petroleum (BP) is coming thick and fast from all side of the political spectrum following the announcement that it made £6.4 billion profits in the financial third quarter. You would think we would hear the collective sigh of relief from the mouths of politicians at the rare sight of some positive news…

The Commerce Department released an interesting paper yesterday on competitiveness and legal costs. It’s conclusion: support U.S. competitiveness by reducing legal costs and uncertainty. At a time when small IT firms are finding it harder to access capital from here at home, they need look far, wide, and global…


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[1] Midnight Regulations? If ‘Midnight’ Means December 2006 – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/10/31/midnight-regulations-if-midnight-means-december-2007/

[2] Global Warming: No Kumbaya, Yet – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=10&year=2008#4FD194E7-C783-957C-D7B7A9F863B661B3

[3] The Vice of Success – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/tax-and-economy/the-vice-of-success-200810312361/

[4] Credit Crunch Worsened by Junk Lawsuits – The Technology Liberation Front: http://techliberation.com/2008/10/30/credit-crunch-worsened-by-junk-lawsuits/

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