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  • Tankosphere Today: Oct. 2, 2008

    The Union Agenda – The Next Right There will be many sad and deplorable stories to come out of this bailout farce. One of them has been the brazen opportunism of the Labor Unions. The magnanimous bailout proposal from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was, in fact, just a … More

    Bell Ringers

    A round-up of Op-Eds from the Heritage Foundation India: A Land on the March – Ed Feulner As The Heritage Foundation’s “Index of Economic Freedom” shows each year, more economic freedom (an open economy operating under the rule of law) generates more economic growth. That, in turn, means a higher … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct. 1, 2008

    A Blueprint for Securing America’s Energy Future – NEI Nuclear Notes The Institute for 21st Century Energy, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, released its Blueprint for Securing America’s Energy Future [PDF] earlier today, calling for the significant expansion of nuclear power in the U.S. The Institute made … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept 30, 2008

    Digital Lies & the Future of America – The Technology Liberation Front This is a good article by Harvard professor Harry Lewis. He worries that the ease of spreading lies on the Net puts us at risk of losing “a thoughtful, analytical, educated citizenry… Tax Policy Questions for the Presidential … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept 29, 2008

    Gore: To the Barricades! Everyone! (Well, Except Me) – Shopfloor.org Al Gore, who once swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, tells young people to break the law to stop construction of coal plants. The Wall Street Journal comments… Will Illinois’ Hospital Uninsured Discount Act Protect Patients? – Pacific Research Institute … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept. 26, 2008

    Incentives or Investments? – NEI Nuclear Notes Federal subsidies and their role in promoting our national interests have been debated since the earliest days of our nation. Earlier this week, NEI and Management Information Services Inc. released a MISI report that catalogs in exhaustive detail the panoply of federal subsidies … More

    Understanding the Credit Crisis

    Heritage fellow JD Foster explains what led to the credit crisis and why it cannot be ignored. There are unprecedented problems in the financial markets. The Federal Funds Rate is the No. 1 tool that the Federal Reserve Board has for governing monetary policy. The Federal Funds Rate jumped much … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept 25, 2008

    School Choice Q & A – Cato-at-Liberty This year’s SPN K-12 Education Reform Summit delivered yet another line-up of great information and hard questions. I’d like to follow up, belatedly, on one of the most important questions raised during the conference; are education tax credits more viable than vouchers?… A … More

    Bell Ringers

    A round-up of Op-Eds from The Heritage Foundation Job Jitters – James Sherk America has faced much more serious problems in the past. If you have a job today that isn’t directly affected by housing markets or energy prices, you have little to fear from reports of rising unemployment.[...] Mr. … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept 24, 2008

    Card Check: Senators Stand Up for Employees’ Rights – Shopfloor Yesterday several leading Senators held a press conference in the Capitol with business leaders to warn about the consequences of the misnamed Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA). The Senators who participated (including Sens. Hatch, Enzi, Ensign and Senate Republican Leader … More