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Tankosphere Today: Dec. 17, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On December 17, 2008 @ 3:48 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has published its annual update on health insurance in the Golden State. I’m a big consumer of the Center’s research. It conducts the outstanding California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), which was a source for much of my criticism…

Bernard Madoff making off with $50bn of other people’s money; public sector pensions being overpaid; a ‘stupendously incompetent’ efficiency drive at the Department of Transport. A pattern is emerging here…

State governments are facing declining tax revenues and increasing budgetary demands. So lawmakers should take note of a state report from Florida released today that concludes Florida is saving millions of dollars with school choice…

The government would have us believe that one way to help households struggling to gain access to the housing market is to build more social housing. This will also have the benefit, our Keynesian friends tell us, of boosting the economy through a healthy dose of government spending…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Families of 80% of Uninsured California Kids Reject State Coverage – Pacific Research Institute: http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/blog/sid.families-of-80-of-uninsured-california-kids-reject-state-coverage

[2] Failure, Failure, Failure – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/government/failure,-failure,-failure-200812172607/

[3] School Choice Saves Money and Children – Cato @ Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/12/16/school-choice-saves-money-and-children/

[4] More Social Housing Won’t Help the Housing Market – IEA Blog: http://blog.iea.org.uk/?p=205

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