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Tankosphere Today: Nov. 5, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On November 5, 2008 @ 5:44 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

As expected, the government yesterday decided to allow ‘private top-ups’ within the NHS. In other words, patients are now going to be allowed to pay privately for additional drugs and treatments, without losing their right to NHS care and having to foot the bill for all of their treatment…

The Cato Institute is holding a book forum Thursday on David Friedman’s book Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World…

The National Association of Manufacturers and BIPAC, the Business Industry Political Action Committee, held a joint news conference this morning to discuss the election results and what they mean for business with respect to an Obama Administration and new Congress…

Is technology undermining the rationale for government policing of broadcast content? Do we still need the Federal Communications Commission to protect tender ears from indecent language? Those questions were touched on briefly in oral arguments before the Supreme Court yesterday in the case…

Will the Supreme Court be more, or less, of a check on the president during an Obama administration? My guess: Less…

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URLs in this post:

[1] Sense at Last – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/health/sense-at-last-200811052385/

[2] Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World – The Technology Liberation Front: http://techliberation.com/2008/11/04/future-imperfect-technology-and-freedom-in-an-uncertain-world/

[3] Card Check: A Provocative, Counter-Productive Issue Early On – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/11/05/card-check-a-provocative-counter-productive-issue-early-on/

[4] The FCC’s Sleight of Hand – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=11&year=2008#6DBE3B24-CC14-7FA3-358E91B0F402CF47

[5] SCOTUS Hearts Obama? – Cato-at-Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/11/05/scotus-hearts-obama/

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