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Tankosphere Today: Dec. 19, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On December 19, 2008 @ 2:57 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

When I was a kid, the jingle went: “I’d like to buy the world a Coke, and keep it company; I’d like to teach the world to sing, in perfect harmony…” Apparently, the composers were motivated by a group of stranded travellers at the airport in Shannon Airport…

The big news last night was President-Elect Obama’s pick of Rep. Hilda Solis to head the Labor Department. Politico has a good write-up here. Her dyed in the wool Labor credentials and past voting history leave no doubt that she’ll be behind Obama’s Card Check agenda in a big way, paying off their union supporters…

The contest between Democrats on who can damage their state the most has heated up with an unprecedented entry by California Democrats. More than matching New York’s giant…

The European Parliament has voted to end national opt-outs on the 48-hour week, setting up a clash with member states. MEPs voted by 421 to 273 that the opt-outs should end by 2011…


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URLs in this post:

[1] “I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke, and Keep its Taxes High” – Pacific Research Institute: http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/blog/sid.id-like-to-buy-the-world-a-coke-and-keep-its-taxes-high

[2] You Better Watch Out – FreedomTalks: http://www.freedomtalks.org/2008/12/19/you-better-watch-out/

[3] Califonia’s Outrageous & Unconstitutional Tax Grab – Friends of ATR: http://friendsofatr.blogspot.com/2008/12/califonias-outrageous-unconstitutional.html

[4] Free to Work – Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/regulation-and-industry/free-to-work-200812192634/

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