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Tankosphere Today: Dec. 16, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On December 16, 2008 @ 2:58 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Investor’s Business Daily notes that companies now have an incentive to escape America because of the punitive tax and regulatory policies imposed by the political class…

Yesterday I wrote a piece about asking where you should live if you believe in free markets and limited government. And as I said then, Switzerland is often touted as an attractive option…

But corrupt leaders are easy to bust; Beware honest ones, too! I feel a little lazy going after such low-hanging blog-fruit as Gov. Blagojevich, but as long as he refuses to give up command of the good ship Illinois, I suppose he’s fair game…

In Texas and South Carolina, we’ve focused on improving “soil conditions” for businesses by cutting taxes, reforming our legal system and our workers’ compensation system. We’d humbly suggest that Congress take a page from those playbooks by focusing on…

I spent this weekend in one of the world’s most resilient places. New York City, stricken by the two great disruptions that have bookended the haggard and bewildered ‘00s, is a living monument to the way that reinvention powers…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Politicians Creating Anti-Growth Business Environment – The Market Center Blog: http://www.freedomandprosperity.org/blog/2008-12/2008-12.shtml#163

[2] What is Government Really Worth? – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/tax-and-economy/what-is-government-really-worth?-200812162603/

[3] Politics & Health Care in Illinois: “Even Crooks are Appalled” – Pacific Research Institute: http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/blog/sid.politics-health-care-in-illinois-even-crooks-are-appalled

[4] State Government Bailouts: An Opportunity for Tax Reform – The Tax Foundation: http://www.taxfoundation.org/blog/show/24061.html

[5] Not Adam Smith’s Market – Culture11: http://www.culture11.com/article/34068?from=feature

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