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Tankopshere Today: Nov. 20, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On November 20, 2008 @ 4:03 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The glacier on Mt. Kilimanjaro is melting. If you were watching NBC “Nightly News” Nov. 19 you probably would think that ice is declining because of “climate change.”…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four U.S. senators have reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill to assist the struggling automotive industry, the lawmakers announced in a joint statement on Thursday…

Our individual carbon footprints are a function of consumption, which, in turn, is a derivative of individual wealth. Accordingly, my carbon footprint should be small, because I am poor. As an adult, I’ve never lived in a space larger than a room, and I don’t drive…

File this under “What’s wrong with this picture?” Bloomberg is reporting that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced a sweeping economic package to “prevent the kind of financial crises that shook the country after the collapse of the Soviet Union.”…

An intriguing case that alleges a high-profile violation of the president’s exclusive power to appoint and remove government officials is winding its way through the courts. Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board…


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[1] Ann Curry Cites Gross ‘Mis-Example’ of Climate Change – NewsBusters.org: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/julia-seymour/2008/11/20/ann-curry-cites-gross-mis-example-climate-change

[2] Auto Industry Aid Deal Reached; Waxman Ousts Dingell – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/11/20/audo-industry-aid-deal-reached-waxman-ousts-dingell/

[3] Celebrate Coal (or, How I Just Tripled My Carbon Footprint) – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/11/20/celebrate-coal-or-how-i-just-tripled-my-carbon-footprint/

[4] Russia to Cut Corporate Taxes, Washington Dithers – The Tax Foundation: http://www.taxfoundation.org/blog/show/23949.html

[5] Peekaboo, I See a Challenge to Sarbanes-Oxley in the Supreme Court – Cato @ Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/11/19/peekaboo-i-see-a-challenge-to-sarbanes-oxley-in-the-supreme-court/

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