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Tankosphere Today: Nov. 25, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On November 25, 2008 @ 3:45 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

From a Politico story on the political pressure Senate Democrats face over the anti-democratic Employee Free Choice Act…

An article today in the New York Times notes that the worldwide economic slowdown may hold up investments in clean energy projects to combat global warming. An EU official was quoted in what is today’s best “statement-of-the-obvious”…

If saving domestic jobs is a reason to bail out automakers, then Congress might want to stop and ask: “What is an American car?” As Cato’s Alan Reynolds points out, this is a question that’s getting harder and harder to answer…

Without wishing to trivialise the former, there are eerie similarities between the tragic case of Baby P and the failure of Northern Rock. In the banking sector, the FSA, which has virtually unlimited regulatory powers, uses extraordinarily detailed rulebooks…

Our opponents on the left are happy to draw this false parallel. Before the 2006 elections, Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne argued, “The decline of conservatism leaves a vacuum in American politics.” According to Dionne, the failures of the Republican Party…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Card Check: Highly Refined Nonsense – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/11/25/card-check-highly-refined-nonsense/

[2] Slowdown May Affect Green Investment, Says NYT – OpenMarket.org: http://www.openmarket.org/2008/11/25/slowdown-may-affect-green-investment-says-nyt/

[3] Whose Jobs Would a Bailout Save? – InsiderOnline: http://www.insideronline.org/blogarchive.cfm?month=11&year=2008#D085BE6F-AECA-D15D-93A3D85DFC8A4673

[4] Why Regulation Fails: Baby P and Northern Rock – IEA Blog: http://blog.iea.org.uk/?p=174

[5] Now Isn’t the Time for Despondency – The Next Right: http://www.thenextright.com/ed-feulner/now-isnt-the-time-for-despondency

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