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Tankosphere Today: Dec. 2, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On December 2, 2008 @ 3:25 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Many state politicians want multi-billion dollar handouts from federal taxpayers. But a superb Wall Street Journal column notes that the real problems are excessive annual spending increases in the short run and extravagant benefits for government employees in the long run…

A new project from the the Montana Policy Institute to ensure transparency in their state government. A great tool that is easy to use.

You may have noticed a recent decline in chatter about reinstating the Fairness Doctrine, and some Democrats backing away from earlier pronouncements of support. Marin Cogan claims that this was all a straw man anyway, the result of right-wing fear-mongering and a “manufactured controversy.”…

The arrest of Conservative immigration spokesman Damian Green MP last week – seemingly for a crime no greater than embarrassing the Home Office – shocked Westminster and has slowly grown into a much bigger story than the government would like…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Bloated Employee Contracts Push Profligate States into Fiscal Crisis – The Market Center Blog: http://www.freedomandprosperity.org/blog/2008-12/2008-12.shtml#011

[2] Video: BigSkySearch – The Montana Policy Institute: http://bigskysearch.info/

[3] Fairness Doctrine Post-Mortem – Cato @ Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/12/01/fairness-doctrine-post-mortem/

[4] The Police State – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/justice-and-civil-liberties/the-police-state-200812022527/

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