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  • Advice to President Barack Obama on Judicial Nominees

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese hosted a panel to give President Barack Obama advice when on choosing his nominations for the the Supreme and Appellate courts. On the panel were Walter Dellinger, Stuart Taylor, and Jonathan Adler. Dellinger had a bevy of advice. First, he advised Obama to select someone … More

    Voices of School Choice

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKzZJoPu1OQ[/youtube] Some worried D.C. schoolchildren recently asked President Obama to continue the highly successful D.C . Opportunity Scholarship Program.  The program, which allows parents the choice to to take their children out of  failing public schools,  is in danger of being scrapped completely after the 2010 school year. Ignoring the pleas … More

    Is 'Card Check' Really a Free Choice?

    Aside from the Stimulus Package, the Liberals in Congress have something else up their sleeve on their agenda. It is known as the “Employee Free Choice Act”, but names can be misleading. The premise of this bill is to “establish stronger penalties for violation of employee rights when workers seek … More

    Video: An Alternative to Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan

    Bill Beach, director of Heritage’s Center for Data Analysis, explains that aggressive tax relief would create or protect 3 million jobs between 2009-2011.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7TBbOr6BWA[/youtube]  Further reading: Any Stimulus Legislation Must Include Budget Reforms to Address Long-Term Challenges Economic Recovery: How Best to End the Recession Economic Stimulus: Dos and Don’ts

    Video: Bill Beach on Bloomberg Debating the Stimulus

    Bill Beach recently appeared on Bloomberg TV to debate with Will Straw from the Center For American Progress on what should be done with the new Stimulus bill. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwbcMUcaZ_w[/youtube] For more information on the Stimulus bill, visit our new “Rapid Response” page on the Economic Stimulus

    Tankosphere Today: Dec. 19, 2008

    “I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke, and Keep its Taxes High” – Pacific Research Institute 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 … More

    Tankosphere Today: Dec. 18, 2008

    Multiple States Pushing “Sin Taxes” So They Can Continue Spending Our Money – FreedomTalks It seems that many state governments are freaking out about the current economic climate, and are trying to find ways to deal with their impending budget problems. This week alone FreedomWorks has issued calls to action … More

    Tankosphere Today: Dec. 17, 2008

    Families of 80% of Uninsured California Kids Reject State Coverage – Pacific Research Institute 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), … More

    Tankosphere Today: Dec. 16, 2008

    Politicians Creating Anti-Growth Business Environment – The Market Center Blog 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… What is Government Really Worth? – Adam Smith Institute Yesterday I wrote a piece … More

    Tankosphere Today: Dec. 15, 2008

    Numbers Dont Add Up for Big Labors Main Goals in 2009 – DC Examiner For pols addicted to polls, Gallup recently released an analysis titled “Americans remain broadly supportive of unions.” Failing to read beyond this headline of the polling outfit’s publication, though, could mislead some into believing Big Labor … More