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Tankosphere Today: Nov. 13, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On November 13, 2008 @ 3:59 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Ken Thomas’s Associated Press report today (link is dynamic, subject to change, and will probably be gone in a week) on auto industry bailout ideas emanating from Washington includes these items, all of which expand soc- … soc- … socialism…

The Federalist Society commissioned a survey by The Polling Company ™ of 600 actual voters on the election and legal/judicial issues. Top line conclusions…

The public’s trust in our politicians has fallen, according to a survey carried out by the Committee on Standards in Public Life. Apparently only 22% of people think government ministers tell the truth. This is down 5% from 27% in the 2006 survey…

On numerous occasions, I have heard speeches or read commentary by leaders in the US electric utility industry that have made the case that utilities need to partner or merge in order to have the financial heft to develop a new nuclear plant…


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[1] DC Auto Bailout Ideas Involve US Equity Stakes, Turn into an Early Christmas Tree – NewsBusters.org: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/11/13/dc-auto-bailout-ideas-involve-us-equity-stakes-turn-early-christmas-tree

[2] Voters Still Prize Judicial Restraint – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/11/13/voters-still-prize-judicial-restraint/

[3] Without Trust There Is… – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/politics/without-trust-there-is%e2%80%a6-200811132426/

[4] If Utilities Are Not Large Enough To Finance Nuclear Power, Consider Smaller Nuclear Plants – Atomic Insights Blog: http://atomicinsights.blogspot.com/2008/11/if-utilities-are-not-large-enough-to.html

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